Paramedic Training Overview


CoA EMSP Accredited Paramedic Program

The paramedic program of Central Piedmont Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

CPCC offers training for persons interested in obtaining their initial paramedic certification or pursuing advanced training opportunities.  These courses follow the North Carolina Office of EMS and the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards set forth for initial paramedic training.

Paramedic certification training is offered as both a continuing education course and as part of the EMS Asscociate's Degree Program.

Applications for our 2018/2019 Paramedic Academy will begin on January 1, 2018 with a deadline of April 30, 2018.

Classes will begin in August 22, 2018 and run through December 2019

We operate on a bi-weekly schedule.  Week one will be Wednesday and Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Week two will be on Monday and Tuesday from 8 am to 5 pm.

Orientation will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 8 am to 4 pm and will include AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.


Fall 2018 Paramedic Academy Schedule (subject to change)