Paramedic Academy 

As the highest level of pre-hospital care, paramedics play an essential role as part of the professional healthcare team. Using the current national standards, this program allows you to develop the knowledge and expertise to make a difference in patients’ lives and move your career to new heights.

Earn these certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • NREMT Paramedic Certification
  • Ohio Paramedic Certification

Program Length: 1000 hours

Cost of Program:
Tuition $7,500
Books/Supplies $1,651

Total $9,151


  • Ohio EMT Certification
  • College Level Anatomy & Physiology
  • WorkKeys Assessment
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Physical and vaccinations
  • Clean background check

Gainful Employment Disclosure:
2018 Median Pay (Bureau of Labor Statistics) : $34,320 per year | $16.50 per hour

Firefighter I

Train in department organization, safety, fire behavior, portable extinguishers, personal protective equipment, tools, ladders, fire hose, appliances and streams, overhaul, rescue and water supplies. Train on fire alarm and communications, forcible entry, ventilation, ropes, control, salvage, cause and origin, detection, alarm and suppression systems, prevention, public education, cause determination, building construction, and hazardous materials. Personal protective equipment required. Upon successful completion of this course students will take the Firefighter I certification test and be prepared for entry-level positions in fire fighting. 

Program Length: 190 hours

Cost: $1445

Class Times:  Tuesday/Thursdays: 6pm-10pm   Occasional Saturdays: 8am-5pm

Campus: Eastwood 
151 32 Parkway (Corner of SR32 & Eastwood Rd.)
Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 

Law Academy (OPOTA)

Interested in crime prevention and upholding the law?
The Law Academy is a great pathway to become a police officer. Upon successful completion , graduates can be eligible for positions in local police departments, county sheriff’s offices, state facilities and more!   

*Students must pass the physical fitness assessment before the start of class.

Program Length: 728 hours/ 10 month program

Cost: $5400 per person-Financial Assistance Available

Class Times: Monday—Thursday: 5:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m, Occasional Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm

Campus:  Eastwood 
151 32 Parkway (Corner of SR32 & Eastwood Rd.)
Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 


EMTs serve as a vital link between the scene of a medical emergency situation and the hospital, and must have sufficient knowledge to perform both routine and urgent tasks. Typically using equipment found in ambulances, they need the basic skills to stabilize and safely transport patients for proper medical care. They must exhibit teamwork and possess the ability to react quickly and efficiently in lifesaving situations.

Program Length: 170 hours

Cost: $1250 includes books and testing fees

Class Times:Tues & Thurs 6-10 p.m. Occasional Saturdays

Campus: Southern Hills Post-Secondary Campus, 151 32 Parkway,Williamsburg, OH 45176

Student must pass NREMT practical skills exam within 3 attempts to be eligible to participate in the NREMT computerized exam.

Please see below for prerequisites for entry into this program.*

*The following are requirements for ALL healthcare and medical programs listed above (unless otherwise noted):

  • High School Diploma or GED except for STNA and Phlebotomy - must be at least 17. Adult Diploma students are exempt from this requirement.
  • Flu vaccination
  • Two-step TB test
  • Completion of Grant Career Center's registration form.
  • A $200 deposit (non-refundable) or proof of funding from 3rd-party source.
  • Successful passage of WorkKeys Assessments in Workplace Documents, Graphic Literacy, and Applied Math
  • Drug Screen (EMT Basic ONLY)
  • MMR Vaccination (two doses 28 days apart - EMT ONLY)

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

In demand occupation-Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio Average Salary (2018) $23,860-$36,620

Emergency Care Attendant: CIP code 51.0810, SOC code 29-2041.00