How do I become an EMT in Colorado

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician The EMT-Basic course is designed to train individuals in skills and knowledge necessary to complete the National Registry EMT examination and achieve certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

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Colorado EMT Basic Course

  1. 1 Complete all didactic assignments online
  2. 2 Attend and complete the Skills & Clinical Week in Pearland, TX
  3. 3 Obtain your Course Completion Certificate
  4. 4 Pass the NREMT Cognitive Exam back in Colorado
  5. 5 Colorado is a reciprocity state, which means you can be easily become certified after completing our EMT course and your NREMT exam. Here are the additional requirements:

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    You must complete all Colorado application requirements and submit the application packet to the EMTS Section, Certification Unit. The application can be found on our web site at: www.coems.info.


    You must create an account to begin the application process.