Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) Course | HCI Kochi

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B)

This course is designed to train candidates to provide emergency medical support and care to individuals who are critically ill or injured and transport them to a medical facility within stipulated time limits. EMT-B collaborates with other health care professionals and family members, within the limits of their competence and authority to provide basic and immediate care to severely injured or ill clients. This course is a central government recognized certificate course by Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) under the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC).

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) acts as first responder to an individual who is critically ill or injured. At the end of the course the provider will be able to recognize, triage and perform necessary management in different emergency scenarios. They should practice infection control policy and know right methods of bio medical waste management. He/ She should demonstrate patient care skills, communication skills, and professional behavior at all times. They should know their work limits and maintains work operations by following policies and procedures. This job requires individuals to work in a team and be comfortable in decision making pertaining to their area of work. Individuals should be able to maintain composure in extremely stressful conditions in order to assess medical situations and perform emergency lifesaving procedures according to the methods in which training has been imparted to them.

Course Details

Course Delivery

Face to face classes include theory and practical sessions.


Internal assessment
External assessment by HSSC approved assessment agency

Course award

On the successful completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate by Healthcare Sector Skill Council

Face to Face

Eligibility criteria for admission
  • Minimum educational qualifications: Class XII in Science
  • Maximum educational qualifications: Not Applicable
  • Minimum Job Entry Age: 18 Years
  • Maximum Job Entry Age: 35 Years
  • Experience: Not Applicable
Course Duration
  • Theory : 100 Hours
  • Practical : 140 Hours
  • Internship : 120 Hours
  • Total : 360 Hours
Intended Learning Outcomes
  • After the completion of this course the candidate will be able to provide emergency medical support and care to individuals based on knowledge obtained from this course upholding the professional skills and ethical behavior.
Course Fees
  • INR 10,000/-
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