avatar February 13, 2012, 4:58 am


by: Mike    Category: EMT Classes By State
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If you look at the population of the State of Georgia compared to the number of registered hospital, you will notice that there is a very high ratio of individual per hospitals. This leads the way to more EMTs and Paramedics as their job is even more important when hospitals are overloaded. If you are thinking of becoming an EMT in Georgia, this quick info sheet will give you more information on its EMT requirements:


Georgia stats:

Georgia population: 9,829,211

Number of hospitals in Georgia: 8



General EMT requirements:

  • Be over 18 of age
  • High School Diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Completed an EMT classes


Specific Georgia EMT requirements:

There are no specific requirements to become an EMT in Georgia. Their EMS provides a list of courses which include:

  • Advanced Burn Life Support
  • Core Disaster Life Support
  • Basic Disaster Life Support
  • Advanced Disaster Life Support
  • Advance Trauma Life Support
  • Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Medical Life Support
  • Explosion and Blast Injury
  • Chempack Training GPC
  • Etc.

Georgia EMT fees & other specification:

The EMS of the State of Georgia is looking over EMT certification. They value excellence, integrity and teamwork. But they surely don’t value wages as their average hourly wage for an EMT is $14.89/hour. The fees for an EMT license in Georgia is only $75 for Paramedic ($25 for EMT B and $50 for EMT I) thought.




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