Paramedic Technician Requirements and Application

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From submitting your application to admission to registration, WITC is available to help guide you through the admissions process. To help you successfully complete this program, WITC has developed a set of program requirements and functional ability criteria. For students with a disability, reasonable accommodations are available to help you be successful in the program of your choice. 

Admission Requirements

The first step to get admitted is to fill out a WITC application, and WITC will guide you from there. If you're not quite ready to become a student, visit a campus to get the full WITC experience. A campus tour will give you the opportunity to meet staff, instructors and students, tour the campus and get a real feel for the campus culture. 

  • Complete application form and submit with a fee (fee waiver may apply if previously submitted)

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED certificate; current high school seniors must provide documentation upon graduation

  • Complete the EMT-Paramedic program with a 2.0 or better in all required courses

  • Provide proof of current State of Wisconsin EMT license with expiration date

  • Review and sign EMT Proof of Licensure Disclosure

  • Review and sign Background Check Disclosure

  • Review and sign Functional Abilities Disclosure

  • Complete admissions meeting with a WITC counselor

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Attend a mandatory program orientation session
  • Pass a physical exam, have current immunizations, and demonstrate negative status for tuberculosis (Tb)
  • Pay fee and have acceptable results based on the Wisconsin Criminal History Record Check, Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check, Minnesota Caregiver Background Check (if applicable), and/or other states if applicable
    • Information from the Caregiver Background Check may affect ability to secure clinical
  • Review and sign Paramedic Technician Confidentiality Statement of Understanding Form
  • Submit a copy of the appropriate Wisconsin (or other state(s)) DOT Driving Abstract if you have any violations/suspension/revocation
  • Submit signed Syllabi Form, Background Information Disclosure (BID) Statement, and a Student ID Form
  • Possess current certification of "CPR for Healthcare Providers" or equivalent
    • Certification must remain active through the completion of the program

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How to Apply

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Technology Requirements

If using Macintosh or Linux based computers, coursework must be submitted using your Office365 tools provided with your WITC email account. It is important to verify with your Program Faculty if non-Windows based computers are acceptable in the program.

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Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Shawn Larson

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220


Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195


New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339


Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243


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