Testing for EMT requires the participant to have completed a NHTSA curriculum program at a recognized institution in the student’s country. The student will take the exam via the student’s computer that has a camera and audio connection. The exam will be a live proctored exam via an internet connection, thus an internet connection is required by the participant. The proctoring is live with along with artificial intelligence programming. Testing and Proctoring fees in the amount of $80 U.S. Fees are paid to the Proctoring service.
The passing score is 70%. All test questions are property of IREMT, and no duplication is permitted of any kind. Anyone found doing so will not receive a certification and/or will be revoked. This certification shows proper retained knowledge and is NOT a certification to practice. Permission to practice can only come from your local government authority and Medical Director.
Once the participant passes the exam, a certification is emailed to them.
Certification is good for 2 years and can be renewed by performing CEUs, an approved refresher, or a letter from a Medical Director showing completion of 30 hours of EMS-related education.
IREMT reserves the right to deny certification at any time based on the student’s non-completion of program material, falsification of information, or criminal act.