California Institute of Emergency Medical Training Performance Fact Sheet This is an accelerated course and course content is cumulative in nature. The EMT-Basic course at a community college takes a full semester to complete. CIEMT will do this course in Four to Seven weeks, depending on the course schedule that you have chosen. WARNING: These courses are extremely ambitions and should not be taken lightly. You will be going through 50- 100 pages of course material a class and will have a quiz almost every class, excluding skills classes. If you are not prepared for rigorous study and training you should consider a longer course. The projected number of graduates from other vocational training programs in the labor market area. Taking into account the number of EMT-Basic vocational training programs in Los Angeles County, approximately 21, and the variations in enrollment, there are approximately 1000-1200 students annually who will qualify to take the NREMT-B exam (the State California certification exam). The passing rates on the NREMT exam in the State of California are 68% for all of 2010. The Passing rates for students who successfully complete the CIEMT EMT-Basic program and take the NREMT exam are between 80%-88%. The failure and/or dropout rate for students who attend the CIEMT EMT-B program is between 25%-35%. This means that 25%-35% of the students that start the program will not complete the program successfully and not receive a completion certificate. Average salary: Salary range according to salary.com for EMT’s in Los Angeles for EMT-Basics is between $28,681 to 30,542 annually. Other pertinent data: Occupational employment projections for new employment in California for emergency medical technicians and paramedics will increase by 30.8% from the years 2008- 2018. In Los Angeles County that number rises to 31.8%. The U.S. Bureau of Labor has just predicted that the employment of EMT’s and paramedics will grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2012. Students Name________________________ Please Print Students Signature_________________________________Date___________________ This signature confirms that I have read and understand the information contained in the Performance Fact Sheet.
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