Follow the BC application and admissions procedures on the New Students webpage.
Students should register for the EMTC B50 course (8 units) either online or through the Bakersfield College Admission and Records Office. The course is offered each fall and spring, two evenings per week OR 4 days per week for 16 weeks. Additionally, this course is offered each summer, four evenings a week for 8 weeks.
Prior to the beginning of the EMT Program, and then throughout the program, students are required to show proof of a valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support – Healthcare Provider card.
This BLS card must be valid until the end of the EMT Program. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain a current BLS card, to scan and upload a copy to their electronic portfolio, and to carry a copy of this card while attending clinical in the healthcare facilities.