Winter/Spring 2024 EMT Academy Announced

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January 4th 2024

Universal Ambulance Service announces Summer 2023 EMT Academy!

Universal Ambulance Service is pleased to announce our next EMT Academy! Our EMT Academy is a great way to jump-start your career into Fire & Rescue, Healthcare or EMS.

Why Universal?

  • Our EMT Academy is 100% free! There are no charges for registration or tuition fees
  • Successful students are provided 100% reimbursement for the costs of their required class reading material and EMT-B testing fees
  • Employment with Universal Ambulance Service after successful completion of course
  • Great opportunity if you’re considering a career in Fire & Rescue, Healthcare or EMS

Founded in 1957, Universal Ambulance Service is Michigan’s oldest Life Support Agency and provider of Emergency Medical Services. We are family owned and operated and proud to provide 9-1-1 emergency response across Southeast Michigan in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland County.

Course Information:

  • Lecture and practical (hands-on) sessions is provided through Classroom-based training in our training rooms located in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Class Schedule:

  • Start date – February 26th thru June 15th 2024
  • Length – 16 weeks
  • Monday / Wednesday
  • 5:00pm thru 9:30pm
  • Saturday (Every Other)
  • 9:00am thru 5:00pm

Please contact our Education Team at, message us on Facebook or complete the Application Form below.

EMT Academy Application

  • Current Class Schedule:
    • Dates: February 26th - June 15th 2024
    • Length: Sixteen (16) Weeks
    • Class Days:
    • Monday & Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
    • Saturday (Every Other): 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • GED or High School Graduate required
  • PDF format required
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  • Acknowledgement

    In the sections below, please mark the checkboxes to acknowledge each item.

    Marking each checkbox acknowledges that you understand each minimum requirement must be met prior to acceptance into the EMS Academy. Documentation is not required to submit your application and begin the enrollment process, however if available you can choose to upload these items now using the Upload Document(s) section.

    Please contact our Education Coordinator ( or Human Resources Department ( with questions or for assistance.

  • Immunization Records must be submitted prior to acceptance into the course, however they are not required for the initial submission of your application.
    If you have been immunized in the State of Michigan, you may be able to download your Immunization Record from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services - Immunization Portal
    Immunization records may also be obtained from your physician.
  • Applicants accepted into the EMS Academy must complete a Medical & Fitness Examination with their physician of choice prior to the start of the course.
    Please provide your physician with the following Medical Examination Form.
  • Mark the checkboxes to acknowledge the following additional minimum requirements:
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