Connecticut and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Practical Testing

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Middlesex Community College is an authorized testing site for Connecticut and NREMT/NREMR psychomotor (practical) examinations. Testing is held on selected Sundays throughout the year under the direction of the Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).  Candidates testing in a practical examination must have completed a Connecticut OEMS-approved Emergency Medical Technician course within two years of their exam date, have an expired Connecticut or NREMT certification reinstated, or are completing the examination for endorsement as an EMT.

TESTING FEES: Initial Exam or full retake (five stations): $120 • Retesting (two stations): $80

REGISTRATION: To register go to

www.firstapproach.org. There are no in-person registrations at the college or on the day of the exam. Per OEMS policy, candidates must register at least 10 days prior to the desired testing date. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis with no waiting list. No registration transfers are allowed, so please choose your testing date carefully.

PAYMENT: Credit card (only) is due at time of online registration. Payment is nonrefundable. In the event that an exam is cancelled (inclement weather, catastrophic event, or lack of candidates), your registration will be transferred to the next available testing date. If an exam is cancelled, you will be notified via email. If you register for a date, you own it. No refunds for any reason. We cannot replace you with anyone else per OEMS. When you register for an exam, you agree to all the terms of this exam.

EXAM DAY CHECK-IN AND ADDRESS: Doors open for check-in at 8:15 a.m. Candidates must be checked-in by 8:45 a.m. Testing begins promptly at 9 a.m. Middlesex Community College, Snow Hall, Room 413, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457

Upcoming Exams:

Sundays from 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. in Snow Hall Room 413 on the following dates: 11/7, 12/15, 1/12, 2/9, 3/8, 4/19, 5/17, 6/14, 7/12, 8/16, 9/13, 10/11, 11/8, 12/20

Refund Policy

A  full tuition refund can be made when you withdraw from your course at least 3 working days before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.