Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Elevate Your EMT Career to Master Advanced Critical Life Support Skills

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Program Overview

Are you a certified Emergency Medical Technician ready to advance your skills in the dynamic field of emergency medicine? College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program is your next step. As an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), you will become a key member of the patient care team, adept at handling critical medical and trauma situations.

In our 18-week, in-person training program, you will engage in extensive lectures, participate in skills labs, and gain valuable field experience. Our classes, held twice a week for four hours each, are designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive learning experience. As an AEMT, you will develop skills in critical life support procedures including CPR, IV placement, advanced airway control, splinting, and hemorrhage control, all under the supervision of a Medical Director.

Degree or Certificate Type




Additional cost may apply.

Time to Complete

5 months

Primary Location

CWI student learning how learning how to help a patient breath

Learning Opportunities

  • Lectures & Skills Labs: Participate in in-depth lectures and hands-on skills labs.
  • Field Experience: Gain real-world experience in medical and trauma environments.
  • Advanced Life Support Skills: Learn advanced procedures like CPR, IV placement, and airway management.
  • Preparation for Certification: Be fully prepared to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT certification exam.
  • In-Person Training: Benefit from the focused attention and interaction of in-person classes.

Area of Study

Minimum age requirement to start this program is 18.

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate of Completion




  • Total Program Cost

    The cost to enroll in the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program is $2,500. Beyond this, students should anticipate additional expenses for course materials required throughout the program. 

    • Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.
    • Visit Financial Information to learn about payment options.

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Step 1

  • Choose your desired Advanced Emergency Medical Technician course, then Begin Registration.
    • Courses are added throughout the year. If your desired course is not listed, check back or request more information to learn more. 

Step 2

  • Create a new profile, or sign in with your existing username and password if prompted.
  • Upload your current CPR and Basic EMT certifications.

Step 3

  • Receive an email approval to register, then complete registration by signing into your account.
  • Find your desired course, then Add to Cart.
  • Complete checkout.

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