Do you want to make a difference?

Challenge yourself to be a part of our fun, fast-paced and interactive EMT programs.  BATA’s 3, 5, and 8 week and weekend programs allow you to find a schedule and pace that fits your needs.  Our instructors average over 20 years in EMS, allowing an unmatched learning experience for our students. 

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What We Offer

3-Weeks  Hybrid Course

EMT Academy
Monday through Friday


EMT Academy
Monday through Thursday
All Day (8am-4pm)


EMT Academy
Two Days a Week (5-10pm)
and One Weekend (8am-6pm)

All Bay Area Training Academy students will have a job offer pending by Westmed Ambulance Service upon completion of training and certification requirements. In addition, if employed by Westmed, the students will be reimbursed for the full tuition as well as the cost for initial certification totaling up to $3000 for Full-Time employees and Part-time employees working primarily weekends and/or night shifts.
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Swords to Plowshares Employment & Training program can cover the cost of short-term  training for eligible veterans to boost their skill set to find a new job. 

Why Choose Us:
Hands on Learning:
Before we were a school we were the Bay Area's original ambulance service:
To glimpse at your future all you need to do is look around:
Our learning transcends the classroom:
After graduation what now?

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Learn from the experts


At BATA you will learn first hand from field practitioners and industry experts. Our instructors are real working Paramedics and EMTs who can provide years of invaluable lessons learned and best practices.

Observe and learn


Because of our location you will learn first hand what a career in EMS will hold for you. Ambulance ride alongs, Emergency Department clinical rotations and hands on skills instructions have been designed to increase student learning.

A balanced curriculum

Our method of instruction was carefully designed to create a balance between academia and real world skills application of skills. At BATA we teach you to be a patient advocate not only will you gain invaluable life saving skills but also learn a compassionate bedside manner.

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EMT Academy Classes

Want to become an EMT and save lives? Check out our EMT courses coming up soon. Sign up before the class gets full. Call today or click on the button below.


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