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Our EMT-Basic Course is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services & the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Parachute’s fast-track EMT program is conveniently located for anyone in the greater Houston area! Our instructors utilize the national standard curriculum for the EMT-Basic course.

Program Requirements

Prospective students must have/be the following; immunizations and records are not due until later in the course:

  • High school diploma, GED or diploma from higher education
  • 18 years old
  • FBI criminal background check (details distributed during the class)
  • Proof of a recent tuberculosis screen (details distributed at first class meeting)
  • A copy of your immunization records (including MMR, TdaP, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C & Varicella)
  • During flu season (October – March), a flu shot is REQUIRED for clinical rotations
  • Other requirements for completion of the course will be discussed on the first night of class

Tuition & Payment

The full tuition is $1,450.00, with a payment plan available. Tuition includes:

  • Textbook (Brady Emergency Care 13th edition)
  • Custom binder with all necessary class paperwork
  • All lab fees
  • All clinical rotation fees
  • A blood pressure cuff & stethoscope
Hi, everyone!  We are all ready for the evil Covid-19 to go away.  We hope you are safe and well, and we hope that you will stay at home until it is safe to move about again.  We are finally about to launch our new website, which will make registering for our Summer 2020 EMT course much easier!  Please look for details in the next month.  Be safe – see you soon!! 
Download: Winter 2020 EMT Course Registration Packet ,Winter 2020 EMT Class Schedule REVISED


Classes will be held at Bellaire Fire Department on Tuesday, Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

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