To become an EMT in the State of California, you will need to successfully complete an approved EMT training program. You may find a list of approved training programs here. After you have completed your training, you must pass the National Registry (NREMT) cognitive and psychomotor examinations and apply for certification at a local EMS agency.What skills are required to be an EMT?
EMTs need good organizational skills. They must also document calls and complete required paperwork efficiently. The job can be quite physical, involving lifting, bending and kneeling, so EMTs need to be fit and to have good coordination.