*If you are trained in a state other than Florida, you must show proof of course completion and provide your NREMT Candidate Number to get permission to take the National Registry Test which is also the Florida State Test. After you complete our course, fill out the application and get permission to test, then pass the FL state test, and when successful, you will be FL state licensed and NREMT Certified.
As a part of the EMT course you get full access to our test prep site to help you study for the NREMT/Florida State exams at no extra cost.
**To Recertify your license in Florida you will need to do a 30 Hour EMT Refresher course found on CE Broker
To register for the 30 Hour EMT Refresher for Florida EMT Students. Please go to https://www.cebroker.com, then select "Course Search", next Select FL in the State Field, and Emergency Medical Technician in the next field, then click on begin search. Next click on 'Live' and Subject area 'EMT Refresher Training' (skip rest of fields) and select 'Search'. On this next window you will see the option to select the 30 Hour EMT Refresher for $279.00. When you click on buy now, you will be redirected to our site to register for the course. Once you are registered for the course you will be sent a welcome email with instructions on how to get logged in to the site and get started.
If you have failed your National Registry EMT Exam 3 times, complete our 30 Hour Refresher Course on CE Broker and you will have the opportunity to take the NREMT FL State exam 3 more times.
you have failed your National Registry Paramedic Exam 3 times, use our
Paramedic Refresher for 3 more opportunities to test along with our Paramedic Test Preparation.
Information on State of FL Recertification.
Renewal Certification – To maintain an active certificate the EMT shall pay the recertification fee and affirm continued compliance with all applicable requirements contained in paragraph 64J-1.008(2)(a), (b) or (c), F.A.C., complete the applicable certification renewal notice, Certificate Renewal Notice DH-MQA 1212, 7/09, which isincorporated by reference and mailed by the department, or apply for renewal online at http://www.flhealthsource.com, where the form may also be obtained; and within 2 yearsprior to the expiration date of his or her EMT certification complete one of the following: (a.) Complete 30 hours of EMT refresher training based on the 1996 U.S. DOT EMT-Basic National Standard Refresher Curriculum, to include adult and pediatric education with a minimum of two hours in pediatric emergencies, an additional 2 hours of HIV AIDS refresher training, in accordance with Section 381.0034, F.S.; and maintain a current CPR card as provided in
Section 401.27(4)(e)2., F.S., and Rule 64J-1.022, F.A.C., CPR shall be included in the 30 hours of refresher training, provided that the CPR training is taken with a continuing education provider recognized by the department pursuant to Section 401.2715, F.S. The 1996
Florida Department of Health
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Department of Health
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-3275
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P.O. Box 6330
Tallahassee, Florida 32314-6330
Q. Does the state of Florida accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?
A. “The Firefighter Minimum Standards Equivalency Examination is offered to individuals who have received training in another state (or country), that is evaluated as equivalent to that required in Florida's Firefighter Minimum Standards Course. To determine an individual's eligibility for the Equivalency Examination, a three-part application process is required. Part I is the Preliminary Equivalency Application (DFS-K4-1309). It is submitted to the Challenge Review Board, along with supporting documentation. Such documentation should be a transcript, by subject, of the hours spent in initial training. Upon review and approval of the training documentation by the Challenge Review Board, Part II, the application for the Equivalency Examination and Certification, will be sent to the applicant. Upon approval of a complete application, the applicant will take the written and practical equivalency examination (Part III). The Equivalency Examination is offered four times a year at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala. Please refer to the Testing Schedule for test dates.” –Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
Division of State Fire Marshal
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