Chipola College is now accepting applications for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes for the Fall 2017 semester which begins in August.

Applications may be printed from the Health Sciences page at Applicants for EMT and Paramedic are required to take a PERT test through the Chipola Testing Center before applying.

An orientation for EMT and Paramedic students will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, August 14.

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class begins Monday, August 21, with an application deadline Thursday, August 3. The EMT program consists of 300 clock hours and will be 16 weeks in length. EMT classes meet from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.

The Paramedic Program is 3 semesters and begins Monday, August 21. Day classes meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and are designed to accommodate students by providing a flexible A and B schedule.

Contact Tina Maloy, EMS Director at 850-718-2403, or email