Emergency Medical Techinician (Initial)

Course Description

The Connecticut Training and Consulting Institute (CTTCI) EMT Course is an approved State of Connecticut Department of Public Health Program and  is based on the current National EMS Educational Standards. The course material is delivered over approximately 180 hours in a variety of formats including lecture based learning, online based learning, practical skill-based exercises, and hands-on clinical rotations allowing educational success to all learning styles. The CTTCI EMT Course prepares students for taking the National Registry of EMT written and State of Connecticut practical skills exams for certification. 

All CTTCI students will receive supplemental training and certification in AHA Healthcare Provider CPR, Hazardous Materials Awareness, SMART Triage, and Emergency Vehicle Operations. These ancillary educational programs make CTTCI students ready for the workforce and their communities immediately upon completion of the required exams.

Training Center

CTTCI facilities include over 2,500 square feet of dedicated educational space, an outdoor classroom for specialized training such as vehicle extrication, mass causality events, and hazardous material training. In addition, CTTCI operates a Mobile Training Ambulance which is utilized to simulate the out-of-hospital conditions EMS personnel face and to educate students on safe emergency vehicle operations.

CTTCI’s training rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art video systems and computer conferencing equipment. There is also a fully functional kitchen area that gives you the freedom of bringing your own meals, or you can take advantage of Portland’s local amenities.


  • Must have access to computer and internet for online training.
  • Students must be 16 years old upon completion of the program

Dates & Times

Coming Soon!




CTTCI Cost:  $999.00 / Student

Financial assistance is available for qualified candidates through our partner, The Workforce Alliance / Health Careers Advancement Project.  Please click here for additional information.

Includes: Course Material, Textbook, CPR and EVOC certifications as well as subscription to any online curriculum.


Bob Ziegler

Mr. Ziegler has over 39 years of active EMS as well as Fire Service experience in addition to administrative, supervisory and management experience on Regional, County and Statewide levels.  Mr. Ziegler has been a certified as an EMS Instructor for 30 years and a Licensed Paramedic for 29 years, both within the State of CT.  Mr. Ziegler is also a certified EVOC Instructor, State Certified Fire Service Instructor 1, Safety Officer and Fire Officer 1, is an American Heart Assoc. CPR Instructor Trainer and Regional Faculty as well as an OSHA Certified Instructor and is also POST Credentialed.

Throughout the course, CTTCI will also have multiple other CT State Certified EMS Instructors provide both lectures and assistance with skills sessions.

Give us a call , register for a course or contact us and one of our consultants will contact you as soon as possible.