Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois

EMT Class

It is with much excitement to announce the start of our fall 2021 EMT class at the EMS Academy at Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois on Wednesday August 11, 2021.

Course Description:

This course is designed to prepare students to care for sick and injured patients. The EMT is able to control life threatening bleeding, provide basic cardiac life support, splint injured extremities, and administer lifesaving medications.

Course Coordination:

This EMT course is being conducted in accordance to the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Services Education as published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Peoria Area EMS System.

EMT Entrance Exam:

You must successfully pass our EMT entrance exam prior to course registration. This exam will assess your preparedness for the EMT course by examining your proficiency on proper grammar, reading, writing, math equations, word math, greater than and less than signs, converting military time to standard time, basic science measurements and syringe measurements. You’ll be allowed one attempt to pass the entrance exam. The test will be provided on the dates listed below, with the start time of 1800 hours. You will be allowed 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete.

  • June 2, 2021
  • June 3, 2021
  • June 9, 2021
  • June 10, 2021

This exam will take place at Advanced Medical Transport: 1718 N Sterling Ave Peoria, IL. Please email to register for the entrance exam. Please provide your full name.

You will be notified via email within 2 business days of your score. Once you have been notified of your passing score you will then be able to register and pay for the EMT course.

Admission Guidelines Tuition Schedule Questions
  • Successfully pass EMT entrance exam
  • 18 years of age or older at time of exam
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Have a current healthcare provider CPR certification (This course will be offered to all potential students Aug. 11, 2021)
  • No felony convictions
  • Pass background check (will be completed by AMT)
  • Health physical within the past year
  • Submission of up-to-date immunizations:
    - Hepatitis B
    - MMR
    - Varicella
    - Flu vaccination
  • A correctly fitting face mask is required until further notice.

$500 (Payment, and all supporting documents are due no later than Friday, July 26th at 5 p.m.)

Tuition includes: Textbook with Navigate 2 access code, background screening, and uniform shirt. Also, this year it is mandatory that you have a laptop.

Course dates are every Wednesday and Thursday from 1800-2200. The course will run from August 11, 2021- February 16, 2022.

Have questions or need assistance?

Contact Bret Ramp at (309) 678-0938 or by email at

Or Yolanda Johnson at (309) 999-4063 or by email at

Course dates

This course will run from August 11, 2021- February 16, 2022.

Class dates are every Wednesday and Thursday from 1800-2200.

Course Calendar

Course calendar coming soon!

Register & Pay Online

Register and pay online with just a few simple steps. After submitting you will receive an emailed receipt.

Upload Documents

When you have paid and registered for the course you will need to upload the following documents:

  1. Valid driver's license or state I.D.
  2. High school diploma or GED
  3. Clean drug screen (needs to be completed within the past year)
  4. Health physical within the past year
  5. Submission of immunizations
    - Hepatitis B
    - MMR
    - Varicella
    - Flu vaccination (You will not be able to get a flu vaccination until approximately October. Once you receive the flu vaccination, please upload proof of the immunization. You can elect to not receive the flu vaccination, but you will be required to wear a mask during your hospital clinicals during flu season.)