Course Description: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)


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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a sequence of courses that prepares qualified individuals to enter the emergency medical profession with the basic knowledge, critical thinking abilities, attitudes and basic life support skills needed for professional entry-level competence, patient advocacy and continued educational growth throughout their career as a healthcare provider. We will provide a learning environment that promotes program completion, graduation and success after graduation, whether in employment or further higher education.


On behalf of Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services (CCFES), welcome to our training academy for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) instruction.

Our training and educational programs are designed to provide an economical, long-standing learning opportunity for students with an interest in becoming certified or licensed professionals. Training academy programs will enable students to obtain the knowledge, skills, and proper professional attitude necessary to succeed in the field of fire and emergency medical services (EMS). 

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Many of our programs are designed to support agency training needs through careful analysis of the most current continuous quality improvement (CQI) data, national and state requirements such as recertification courses, and requested educational classes from our line personnel. The training staff is here to provide services that encourage and stimulate competency, innovation, and increased effectiveness.

The online program layouts are available to assist in your transition from the training academy to an emergency medical profession and/or a fire related field by providing an overview of our programs and the policies and procedures of Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services training academy. The materials and resources within this program, as well as those used throughout the course modules are evaluated on a continuous basis and reflect current practices. They are reviewed and updated annually to ensure performance indicators are met. All students currently enrolled in a program are subject to any revisions and changes within the training academy manual.

There is a multitude of department, academy, state, and national policies and procedures that must be adhered to in order to be successful as an EMT student. If you have any questions regarding policies, contact your instructor or any of our technically proficient support staff for further assistance.

Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services is currently accredited as a paramedic program, which has established a blueprint to develop strategic and program action plans and to enhance your mobility (i.e., reciprocity) among states as an EMS provider.

The training academy staff wishes you success as a student with the Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services training academy, as well as in your career as a future public safety professional.


Clayton County Training Academy Staff


Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services offers Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) training to its employees and outside students in a "shift friendly" schedule. The course is presented in a hybrid format with both online components and mandatory classroom sessions. 

This course seeks to develop the student's knowledge of anatomy & physiology, emergency medical care, and emergency operations through specific readings, lectures/seminars, online discussions, examinations, and written assignments. 

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