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EMT-Basic Class to Begin at the Hoke Center in January

Paramedic with patient.Sandhills Community College Continuing Education’s Public Safety Department is offering an EMT-Basic class in January. The department works in partnership with multiple accrediting agencies to provide training, certification and recertification, and specialty programs to assist the needs of local public safety agencies.

“EMT-Basic” prepares students to provide emergency care for the sick and injured. Students will learn to respond to a variety of emergency medical situations. Upon successful completion, the student can sit for the state certification exam. The course requirement for this class is a copy of the student’s high school or GED diploma by the first night of class.

“EMT-Basic” will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 7-10 p.m., Jan. 13-June 22 with alternating Saturday classes from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $180 plus a $5 tech fee.


Seats are still available for this class. To register, stop by the Sandhills Hoke Center at 1110 E. Central Drive in Raeford. Registration by phone at (910) 848-4300 or visit to complete an online orientation request.

For questions about these or other Public Safety classes, please contact, Michelle Bauer, Fire and Rescue Director at (910) 695-3774 or or Denise Cameron, Law Enforcement/EMS Director, at or (910) 695-3944.

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