avatar February 13, 2012, 4:56 am


by: Mike    Category: EMT Classes By State
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You want to become an EMT in Connecticut and you want to know the EMT requirements? We have prepared this quick information sheet on EMT jobs perspective and requirements. Please note that all states require EMT classes’ confirmation and EMT certification. However, some States are more rigorous in their selection of EMTs. Fortunately, this is not the case here as the State of Connecticut is pretty much in line with NREMT regulations.


Connecticut stats:

Connecticut population: 3,518,288

Number of hospitals in Connecticut: 19



General EMT requirements:

  • Be over 16 of age for an EMT certification (only 14 for an MRT – First Responder)
  • High School Diploma GED
  • Clean criminal record
  • Completed an EMT classes


Specific Connecticut EMT requirements:


Your EMT license is valid for 24 months in Connecticut. After that period, you will be required to take an EMT refresher course. It is important to renew within 90 days of your EMT license expiration date. In general, the State of Connecticut follows the NREMT requirements and direct future paramedics toward their official site for more information.


Connecticut EMT fees & other specification:


We found more information on EMT certification in Connecticut in this PDF document written by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. There wasn’t really clear indication as of application fees either.