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Put Yourself in the Middle of It becoming one of Kern County's First Responders.  Hall Ambulance is preparing the next generation of EMS workers with the Hall EMT Academy.

Recruits receive FREE, paid training as they prepare to start their EMS career as an emergency medical technician (EMT) working in the Hall Ambulance 9-1-1 system.

Get started today, click the APPLY Now button below:

What is an EMT

What is an

An emergency medical technician works on the front line of emergency medical services. EMTs assist with patient care and provide safe transport to the hospital.

What is hall EMT academy

What is the
Hall EMT Academy?

We train you to become an EMT so you can start working in the Hall Ambulance 9-1-1 System.

How much does an EMT make

How Much Does
an EMT Make?

Good news!  We've increased the starting wages for a new EMT to $46,025.60/year, plus an extensive health, wellness, and benefits plan.

Zero-Cost, Paid EMT Training with Guaranteed Job Placement on Completion with Hall Ambulance

Hall Ambulance is looking to hire and train the next generation of EMS first responders.

The Hall EMT Academy is not a school but an accelerated pathway to starting your career at Hall Ambulance as an emergency medical technician. Training occurs at the Harvey L. Hall EMS Academy, a state-of-the-art training facility. Weekly lectures are supplemented with hands-on skills, assessment training, quizzes, and exams.

  • Weeks one and two: Company orientation, employee onboarding, and Healthcare Provider CPR course
  • Weeks three through 10: EMT Course
    • EMT Preparatory (Safety, Wellness, Medical/Legal, Anatomy, physiology)
    • Patient Assessments
    • Airway Management
    • Pharmacology
    • Shock & Resuscitation
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Trauma Emergencies
    • OB, Neonates, and Pediatrics
    • Mass Casualty Incidents, Rescues, Hazmat, and EMS Operations

(Hands-on skills are held weekly and coincide with the classroom lectures)

  • Week 11: Test with the National Registry of EMTs
  • Week 12: Apply for State and County EMT certificate
  • Week 13: Begin five weeks of on-the-job field training with a qualified field trainer.
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The Hall EMT Academy Application Process

Applying for and being accepted into the Hall EMT Academy involves a six-step process.  Each step is dependent on successfully completing the previous to proceed.

Step 1: Apply for the Hall EMT Academy

  • If you meet the minimum requirements, you will receive an email invitation to attend an orientation. Click the link and choose a date and time you want to attend.

Step 2: Orientation and Basic Skills Exam

  • Orientation provides an overview of the Hall EMT Academy and what a career as an emergency medical technician is like.
  • The basic skills exam is based on an 8th-grade level.  HINT: Be sure to brush up on your reading, writing, and arithmetic skills in advance of attending orientation and taking the exam!  You must score 73/95 or higher to proceed to the next step in the process.

Step 3: First Interview with Recruiter

  • This is your opportunity to shine and allow us to get to know you.

Step 4: Ambulance Ride-along

  • You'll spend a shift riding along with an EMS crew on an ambulance to get a first-hand view of what it is like to help those in need of medical aid as a Hall EMT.

Step 5: 2nd Interview with Operations Manager

  • This is a much more in-depth interview that will allow us to decide whether you would be a good match for the Hall EMT Academy and a career in EMS with Hall Ambulance.

Step 6: Acceptance into the Hall EMT Academy

  • Congratulations, and get ready to embark on your new career where you will make a difference for your community!
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Don’t Stop There

Hall Ambulance has developed an achievable career path of success. Once you have proven yourself as an EMT, we will help you take the next step in becoming a paramedic—allowing you to provide advanced life support care to your patients. On successful completion of the paramedic prep course, you will have the opportunity to apply for sponsorship into the Hall Paramedic Academy.

“I like working at Hall Ambulance because everyone is super friendly, and there is a lot of opportunity for growth.”

Paramedic J'Nise Evans
Hall EMT Academy Alumna