Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)    Cost Estimate


Tuition Fees*

One Semester Course

EMS V10, 8 units, $46 / unit

EMS V10L, 0.5 units, $46 / unit



Student Health fee


Student Center Fee, $1 / unit


Student Representation Fee (optional)


Student Activities Fee (optional)


Parking Permit (optional)


Total Enrollment Fees


Additional Costs*

CPR Certification (prior to course start)

  • BLS Provider (American Heart Association); or
  • Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider (American Red Cross)
Approx. $50

Criminal Background and Drug Clearance


Health Screening (dependent upon each student’s health insurance)

Approx. $200

Immunization Tracker



Approx. $200


Approx. $50

Approximate Total for Additional Costs


Total Approximate Program Costs


Certification and Testing Fees*

Additional fees will be charged by outside agencies for certification, National Registry Examination, and Live Scan Fingerprinting.

National Registry Cognitive (Written) Exam $98
Live Scan Fingerprinting $75
California EMT Certification $133

*Every effort has been made to provide you with the current fees/costs but please be advised that these may change at any given time.

Financial Aid is available to qualifying students. 

The health screening (physical examination, lab tests, and immunizations) may be completed by a preferred health care provider. The Ventura College Student Health Center may be able to offer services at a reduced cost.