Workforce Certificate

Paramedic WC

Respond to the call

Does the thought of racing to the aid of an accident victim get your adrenaline pumping? Are you able to stay calm and make crucial decisions in sometimes chaotic situations? The Paramedic Workforce Certificate (W.C.) program provides the necessary skills and training to become a paramedic. There’s only room for those who have what it takes. If you’re already a Florida emergency medical technician (EMT) and want to take your calling further, you could qualify for our paramedic program. FSCJ provides the intensive training you will need and for thousands less than the for-profit schools.

In emergency situations, paramedics are often the first ones on the scene. Peoples’ lives may depend on their knowledge and training. That is why we take your education very seriously. We want you to have the skills and experience to act quickly and decisively under critical circumstances. Using standards set by the National Emergency Medical Services and the Florida Department of Education, our experienced faculty will thoroughly prepare you for the Florida Paramedic Certification examination, and an exciting and gratifying career.

Program Approval

FSCJ's Paramedic program is approved as a Paramedic Training Program by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Medical Services, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32399, (850) 245-4440.


FSCJ's Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).


To contact CAAHEP:
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350


To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445, Fax: (214) 703-8992

Student/Graduate Achievement Outcomes Results


Years State Written Examination Pass rate Completion Rate Employment Rate
2017* 100% 63.64% 100%
2016 92.85% 60% 93.33%
2015 100% 77.27% 94.11%
*First Year data inclusion of Program Code 5793

Program Information

Limited access

Program Code: 5793 

1,100 Clock/Contact hours

Financial Information

Financial aid is available. 

Program Fact Sheet  

Paramedic (WC) Application  

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 766-6567

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule