LP Research Resources September 25, 2016

Napa Valley College Paramedic Training School

The paramedic-training program that is offered through Napa Valley College takes place at the Canyon Fire Protection District Training Facility. This facility is located at 225 James Rd. in American Canyon, California. The location is within a block of Noah’s Ark Christian School.

Program  Information

A new paramedic class begins every fall semester in August. The paramedic course program is limited to the first 24 applicants who complete all of the necessary requirements. Acceptance into the program is on a first come, first serve basis, which means the earlier you get your application filled out and turned in, the better. The application deadline for the program is May 19th. Applications can be sent to:

Admissions c/o Margarita Ceja
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway
Napa, CA 94558

The paramedic EMT classes meets two days a week and students may earn either a certificate or an associate’s degree. Both programs prepare students for the NREMT certification examination.

Enrollment Prerequisites

  • must have a valid driver’s license
  • have a high school diploma or the equivalent
  • must be 18 years of age
  • pass a physical examination
  • must pass a background check
  • must have current immunization records
  • must pass drug screening –  and stay drug free
  • must have current certification as an EMT I
  • must have EMT 95  certification with a grade of a B or higher
  • may not have received a dishonorable military discharge
  • must have successfully completed Anatomy and Physiology with a grade of a C or better, or Anatomy and Biology, with a C or better
  • must hold a current CPR card
  • must provide verification from your employer of at least 2000 hours of work experience within the past three years
    In addition, a student must provide two letters of recommendation.

Contact Information

For questions or further information, or to schedule an appointment, e-mail: kward@napavalley.edu
or  call 312(707) 256-4596.