EMT Academy

As part of American Ambulance, we are proud to announce our Summer Accelerated EMT Course. The course is a 8.5-week program that consists of two required in-person classroom sessions per week, as well as assigned reading and homework assignments. The clinical phase of class will consist of ambulance ride-alongs.

Those completing the course and passing National Registry may be eligible for employment as an EMT with American Ambulance. American Ambulance EMTs are eligible to be sponsored to Paramedic training in as little as 6 months.

Academy Details


  • Must be 18
  • Valid California Driver License
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Reliable internet connection
  • A laptop, tablet or other device that allows for online coursework and participation

All prospective students must pass an assessment exam that consists of basic first aid and science (approx. 7th grade level) related questions; prior EMT knowledge is not required.  There is a $5 fee to take the assessment exam.  Those accepted into the Academy will have the $5 credited toward the course tuition. 

2024 Class Dates

● Wednesday, June 26th, 2024 - Wednesday, August 21st, 2024
● Required in-person sessions are held on Wednesdays and Thursday 0800-1700

Class Location

American Ambulance Training Center

292 Herndon Ave., Clovis

Just W/O 168 & Herndon, next to the Volkswagen dealership


  • $1,900
  • Tuition may be eligible for refund after one year of full time employment. Please contact American Ambulance HR for more details. 

How to Apply

Career Information

  • EMTs at American Ambulance start at approximately $49,000 per year ($4,083/month)
  • Starting Paramedic pay is $68,500 – $85,600 per year ($5,708 – $7,133/month)
  • Full time employment includes full benefits (health insurance, Paid Time Off, 401(k), etc.)