Train to Become an EMT

EMT Training in Livermore and Modesto, California

Train to work on the front lines of healthcare. EMTs are essential workers and in high demand. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) respond to emergency calls, perform medical services, and transport patients to medical facilities. People’s lives depend on their quick reactions and competent, sometimes life-saving care.

No previous healthcare experience is necessary to enter our training courses. If you have questions about how to get started, call us or visit us online American Health Education to learn how to become an EMT today!

Free EMT Training Webinar

Learn what it takes to become an EMT with AHE’s Program Director, Chris Seymour. We’ll talk about upcoming weekend and weekday EMT Training sessions and answer all of your questions on what it takes to become a first responder. Attend the webinar and receive a special discount on your registration fee if you register within the week.

Registration is open for our classes in Livermore and our new Modesto location

Train to become an EMT in as little as one month with American Health Education (AHE), located off Highway 580 in Livermore, California. We offer weekend and accelerated weekday programs to work with your schedule. Imagine, starting an exciting new career in just a few months!

Program fee of $2,995 includes: AHE uniform polo shirt, NREMT Skills Testing, NREMT cognitive study guidance from EMT Program Director, guaranteed timely ride-along assignment for clinical training with NORCAL Ambulance, mask fit testing and N95 mask, alumni services including resume reviews, interview prep, and more. We offer weekly Program Director hours to all students, and are the only private school that offers FREE College credit for those that qualify. A payment plan is available. Call us for details!

Livermore EMT Schedule:

Accelerated Weekday:

  • 3/18-4/18

  • 4/22-5/23

  • 5/21-6/21

  • 6/3-7/3

  • 6/25-7/26

  • 7/8-8/6

  • 7/30-8/30

  • 8/12-9/12


  • 3/22-5/4

  • 5/11-7/21

  • 8/3-10/6

Modesto EMT Schedule:

Accelerated Weekday:

  • 2/27-3/29

  • 4/9-5/10

  • 5/14-6/14

  • 6/18-7/19

  • 7/23-8/23


  • Coming Soon!

No-Cost EMT Training for Qualified Veterans

A California State-Funded Training Program

American Health Education is proud to work with the State of California to provide our EMT Training course at no charge to qualified United States Veterans. For details, visit our website, or call 800-483-3615.

Want to learn more about becoming an EMT?

New Podcast:
Lights, Sirens & Coffee Breaks

Check out the first episode of our podcast:
“Lights, Sirens, & Coffee Breaks” on Spotify to hear our Program Director Chris Seymour talk about his EMS journey starting as a paramedic to his current role training EMTs at American Health Education.

What do our students think about their EMT Training?

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Earn college credit while you train!

AHE has an articulation agreement for the EMT-Basic program with South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (The Academy). The Academy operates under a Joint Powers Agreement with nine community colleges and certifies training in law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical training, dispatch and more. AHE students are provided the option during the application process to register with The Academy to obtain three (3) college credits for successful completion of the EMT-Basic Program.Input your text in this area

Already an EMT or finishing your EMT Training? Visit NORCAL Careers and learn how you can join the NORCAL Ambulance team!

Have questions–call us!

Our Program Director, Chris Seymour, can provide the answers you need.

Call: 800-483-3615

Who needs EMT Training?

The certification prepares students to work as:

  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Firefighters
  • Paramedics
  • Law enforcement
  • Security
  • Emergency room technicians
  • Physician assistants

And is preparation for:

  • Pre-med student
  • Military service

A growing field

Employment of EMTs and paramedics is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 20,700 openings for EMTs and paramedics are projected each year, on average, over the decade.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 18-years-old

  • Valid ID card

  • Proof of immunizations

  • Background check/drug test

  • AHA BLS certification

AHE provides the highest level of quality education, preparing students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to excel as an EMT. The program includes National Registry skills testing, basic life support, and externship placement to one of our contracted providers, including NORCAL Ambulance.

*Additional fees apply and will be described prior to registration. © 2023 American Health Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved.