~~LICENSURE ELIGIBILITY- After successful completion of the Paramedic Program, students are eligible to take the National Registry paramedic level examination for licensure as a Paramedic; however, conviction of any offenses other than minor traffic violations must be reported to the Sacramento Emergency Medical Services Authority of California at the time of application for licensure. For clarification contact their office at (916) 322-4336.Please
click here to review the Paramedic Program Brochure
click here for the Paramedic Program Application Application Procedures
It is the student’s responsibility to do the following things prior to the Program's enrollment period:
Obtain an application form from the Weill Institute, 2100 Chester Ave, Rm 125 (Fire/EMS Office) OR on this page.
Turn in the following necessary paperwork along with your application:
Completed application form
Copy of your current valid EMT-1 License
Copy of your California Driver’ License
Copy of your current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card
Copy of your High School Diploma or High School GE equivalent
Application Selection Process
In any Allied Health Program(s) which have more students qualified for application than space available, priority is provided to residents of the Kern Community College District.
Official acceptance into the Paramedic Program is contingent upon the submission of the following forms on the respective due date (see Important Dates sheets):
Apply to the college -
https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/apply Letter of Field Internship Sponsorship
Students must use Kern County Providers for Field Internship:
1001 21st Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
22 N. Cottage Street Porterville, CA 93257
1325 West Ridgecrest Blvd.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Delano Ambulance 403 Main Street
Delano, CA 93215