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S.C. Emergency Medical Services
  • Effective June 24, 2013, our offices have relocated to 301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, 29201

EMT Certification and Training Information

To become a South Carolina certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), a candidate must first successfully complete a SC approved EMT course. To locate an EMT course in SC go to the following link: How to Search for a Course

To be eligible to enter into a SC approved EMT course, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 17 years of age (MUST be 18 years to take the National Registry Exam)
  • Posses a valid high school diploma or GED
  • Must satisfy pre-screening requirements in reading comprehension and math. Contact EMT training institution of your choice for further information on this requirement.
  • Be physically fit and able to perform all task required of an EMT

For Certification as a South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician, a candidate must submit the following documentation:

EMT Certification

EMT Training Information

For additional information, contact: Don Whiteley (803) 545-4269


For additional information, call (803) 545-4204