Danny Page, Director of the Emergency Medical Technician Program at Florida Panhandle Technical College in Chipley, recently announced that EMT classes will begin Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Page will head up a staff of instructors that will be offering preparatory classes for the Florida EMT certification, enabling students to qualify for well-paid jobs in the emergency services field.

The EMT program consist of 250 hours and will run for 12 weeks, there are currently still openings in the class.  Night classes will run Tuesday and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m., with clinical dates embedded into weekend dates.

Successful completion of the class will enable students to take the Florida State EMT licensing test.

“There is no longer the necessity for our local students to travel an hour or more to get qualified for this very challenging and rewarding career,” said FPTC Director Martha Compton. “We could not be happier with our growth and success here at the Technical College.”

Please contact Danny Page, EMT Director, at danny.page@fptc.edu or FPTC Student Services on campus at 757 Hoyt Street in Chipley or call 850-638-1180 ext. 317 for more information.