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South Carolina EMT & AEMT Certification and NREMT Course Acceptance
EMT Training Courses in SC

Q. Can I become a certified and licensed EMT or AEMT in South Carolina if I pass the EMT & Fire Training EMT or AEMT Course?

A. Yes. South Carolina requires all EMT’s to be Nationally Registered. Upon completion of this course and after passing the NREMT exams, you will be NREMT certified, which will allow you to apply for licensure with the state of South Carolina.

Included in the EMT-Basic and EMT-Intermediate course, that EMT & Fire Training has to offer, is full access to our test prep site to help you study for the NREMT exams at no extra cost. http://www.emt-national-training.com/

Q. Does South Carolina require any extra EMT training that EFT does not provide in its course?

A. No.

Q. How do I recertify for EMS in the State of South Carolina?

A. One of the options for recertification in the state of South Carolina is to submit a current National Registry certificate. The National Registry requires a 24 hour Refresher course for the EMT Level and a 36 Hour Refresher for the AEMT Level.

The refresher course we offer is 24 hours, and includes 10 hours of self-directed learning, and 14 hours of Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) sessions where a real instructor is present to answer questions and discuss the topics. It is fully accepted by the NREMT and is CECBEMS accredited. This is only one of the few online refreshers that meet the actual requirements by the NREMT to be counted as an official refresher. You have 2 years to complete the refresher from the time you sign up (or you can usually get it done in as little as 2 to 3 weeks). The cost of the refresher is $249.

Q. I failed the NREMT exam 3 times already. Will your 24 Hour Online EMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

 A. Yes. Once you pass our 24 Hour EMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NREMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT and covers all 24 hours of the Mandatory Core and Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 Q. I failed the NRAEMT exam 3 times already. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

 A. Yes. Once you pass our 36 Hour AEMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NRAEMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT for both AEMT and I85 and covers all 36 hours of the Mandatory Core and Flexible Core Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 Q. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to recertify as an Advanced EMT?

 A. To recertify with the National Registry as an AEMT you will need to complete the 36 Hour AEMT Refresher, an additional 36 Continuing Education (CE’s) hours, and have a current CPR Certification. If you are doing this Refresher for State Licensure, please check with your state first to see if they will accept this 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher that is CECBEMS approved and NREMT accepted.

Contact Information:
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803)898-3432



Q. Does the state of South Carolina accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?

A. Yes.

Contact Information:
South Carolina Fire Academy
LLR - Division of Fire & Life Safety

141 Monticello Trail
Columbia, S.C. 29203
(800) 896-1070
(803) 896-9800
(803) 896-9856 FAX

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of State Fire Marshal
141 Monticello Trail
Columbia, SC  29203
Phone: (803) 896-9800
Fax: (803) 896-9806

South Carolina State Firefighters Association
PO Box 211725
Columbia, SC 29221-6725
111 Westpark Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 454-1800
Toll Free: (800) 277-2732
Fax: (03) 454-181



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