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Emergency Medical Services
EMT Academy

The Greenville County EMT Academy is an exciting work-ready program that prepares students for a job in the EMS industry and specifically Greenville County EMS.

This 10-Week all expenses paid program is designed to train the future workforce of GCEMS. Our premier training staff will prepare you for a rewarding career as a first responder. Come join one of the leading EMS departments in the nation that provides a secure job, great pay, and an opportunity to serve others.

EMT ACademy
About the GCEMS Academy:
  • Classes are scheduled for up to 40-hours per week.
  • Classes are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm.
  • All students will be eligible to receive $12/hr.
  • Classes will be a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience.
  • The program prepares students to take the exam to become an EMT.
  • Graduates will receive job offers from GCEMS. Students must be willing to commit to a two-year work assignment with GCEMS.

GCEMS' mission is to provide a service that strives for excellence in prehospital care through service, innovation, and leadership. The department offers competitive starting pay ($16.00), 11 paid holidays, sick leave, annual leave, Group Health and Dental Insurance, State Retirement, 401K, an Onsite Education Department, and paid Continuing Education Program (CEP) and Provider Courses (BLS, CPR).

For information on our next class or how to enroll, please contact (864)467-7325 or email