How do I use my military educational benefits to enroll in EMS?
Veterans Services can answer your questions and be of assistance with your application and fees.
I have a documented learning disability, can I still enroll in EMS classes?
Daytona State College has an Office of Student Disability Services that can help. All students must disclose their status to the EMS Department upon application. Please note that certain restrictions apply for limited licensure from the State of Florida.
What if my FDLE background check is not clean?
The EMS Department reviews all applications. If there is something on your background check, we will ask you for further documentation to clarify. All of our clinical affiliates have the right to refuse anyone on the basis of a poor criminal background check.
Additionally, the Bureau of EMS in Tallahassee may deny certification based on specific
types of convictions. Here is the statement from the state regarding felony applicants.
"Felony Status - If you have been convicted or pled no contest, regardless of adjudication, to a felony charge, you are required to submit certified documentation of the date, location, facts, disposition of each charge, and, as applicable, documentation of the status of your civil rights after the felony conviction. You must submit a copy of the dispensation, sentence, arrest warrant, and judgment of each felony, all probation documents, any documents that are relevant to each felony, and your explanation of the offense(s) and any other arrests. You may submit any current letters of recommendation from your employer, probation officer, or other community leaders that you would like to have considered in this review."
How do I apply for my Florida EMT License?
There is a two part process to apply for a Florida EMT License. The first step is to apply to the National Registry of EMTs online and create a NREMT Account. Once that is complete, you can apply to take the NREMT EMT Examination. After you have completed this process, you will need to write down your candidate number to enter during part two. The second step is to apply to the Florida Department of Health online Initial Application. It is very important to follow all instructions that were given to you in class carefully and completely.
How do I apply for my Florida Paramedic License?
There is a single online form to apply to sit for the Paramedic Licensure Exam. Apply to the Florida Department of Health online Initial Application. It is very important to follow all instructions that were given to you in class carefully and completely.
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