Prehospital Care Experience
The student must have a minimum of 1000 hours field experience with a primary “911” responder as an EMT with emphasis
on patient care. Equivalent experience may be considered.
*Letter(s) from employer(s) must be attached to the application, on original letterhead and addressed to the Ventura College
Paramedic Program Director. Letter must include candidate’s name, date of hire, length of employment and job title with
description of duties. This letter must also include the total number of hours worked. Use attachment A to inform employer of
Duties and Responsibilities
If your current employer would like to provide your internship please attach a letter verifying this information.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND SIGN BELOW
I certify to the accuracy and completeness of the preceding statements. I understand that my enrollment in the
paramedic studies program may be subject to termination if there has been willful misrepresentation of the
information submitted. I authorize the use of this information by appropriate Ventura College personnel for the
purpose of evaluating my qualifications for application to this program.
I understand that acceptance to the paramedic program does not constitute eligibility for a Certificate of
Achievement (CoA) or an Associate in Science Degree Paramedic Studies, and that eligibility is determined by a
Ventura College Academic Counselor. It is my responsibility to apply for a CoA or AS degree with a Counselor.
I understand that it is my responsibility to keep the Health Sciences office apprised of any change of address or
telephone number. Failure to do so may render my application ineligible if, for any reason, the college is unable to
contact me by mail.
I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT FAILURE TO PROVIDE VENTURA COLLEGE WITH COPIES OF ANY OF THE REQUIRED
ITEMS WILL RESULT IN MY IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE PROGRAM.
Return Completed Application To:
Ventura College School of Prehospital and Emergency Medicine
Attention: Thomas O’Connor – Paramedic Studies
4667 Telegraph Road
Ventura, California 93003
The Ventura College Community College District and Ventura College are committed to providing an equal
opportunity for admission, student financing, student support facilities and activities, and employment, regardless
of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
The Ventura College Paramedic Studies Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied
Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of
Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).