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Santa Clara County Certification, Accreditation and Credentialing

Published on: 9/9/2014 3:05 PM
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Processing By Appointment Only - Effective September 15, 2014

All Certification, Accreditation, and Credential application processing will be conducted by appointment only. Please complete all appropriate document checklists prior to your appointment. You must bring copies of all required documentation with you to your appointment.
 
All applicants must contact the EMS Agency at 408.885.4250 to schedule an appointment with the Professional Standards Unit. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30am - 4:00pm. Please review the appropriate Credential Checklist listed below for required documentation and payment processing
 
 

EMT Certification

Obtaining your EMT is a three-step process. You must pass an EMT course and then take and pass the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) computer-based exam. You then must apply for California EMT certification through a local EMS Agency. 
 
Are you are interested in certifying as an EMT Santa Clara County EMS? If yes, please review and complete the following:
 

 

EMT Recertification

Are you currently certified as an EMT in the State of California and are looking to recertify as an EMT with the Santa Clara County EMS Agency? If yes, please review and complete the following:

 

EMS System Identification Badge
 
Have you recently been hired or are you continuing employment with an approved Prehospital Care Provider in Santa Clara County? If yes, you will need to apply for an EMS System Identification Badge. Please review and complete the following:
 

 

Paramedic Accreditation
 
Are you currently a Paramedic in the State of California and are looking to become an accredited paramedic in Santa Clara County? If yes, please review and complete the following:
 

 

Paramedic Continuous Accreditation

Are you looking to maintain continuous Santa Clara County Paramedic Accreditation? If yes, please review and complete the following checklist:

Paramedic Intern

 

If you still have questions after reviewing each policy and checklist for your level of certification please contact the Santa Clara County EMS Agency at 408.885.4250 or email emt_cert@phd.sccgov.org