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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
The Winter 2020 class of the BEST EMT program in the world is officially FULL!  Please email us about our Spring class! 
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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