From mountains to sea, North Carolina offers the perfect setting for a backcountry, wilderness adventure. Whether you’re hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, kayaking, or mountaineering – you’ll explore some of America’s most historic terrain!  Travel along rushing mountain streams, cascading waterfalls, crashing waves, and remote mountain vistas. All of this provides the true adventure of a lifetime!

NCOAE’s North Carolina courses are exceptional with their unique combination of adventure and skill development. Develop your outdoor technical skills, as you explore rocky ridges and breathtaking views – immersing yourself in North Carolina’s remote, outdoor classroom.

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10 dates

‘Intensive’ EMT (Hybrid)

A 21-day Hybrid 'Intensive' EMT certification course that satisfies eligibility requirements for the National Registry and State EMT certification. This course includes 10-days of virtual instructor led training and 11-days of hands-on, practical skills training.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 21 days
  • Tuition $2,490.00
Intensive EMT students practicing airway skills
6 dates

Standard ‘Intensive’ EMT

A fully in person, 21-day intensive EMT training that satisfies eligibility requirements for the National Registry and State EMT certification exams.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 21 days
  • Tuition $2,490.00
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3 dates

Advanced EMT (Bridge)

NCOAE is the industry leader for providing emergency and rescue expertise, and our commitment to your career is evident in our ‘Intensive’ 23-Day Advanced EMT training (Bridge) (A-EMT).

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 23 days
  • Tuition $2,645.00
2 dates

Wilderness First Responder (Hybrid)

NCOAE offers the industry-standard wilderness medicine course that provides hands-on medical training, combined with skills in outdoor leadership, and critical thinking for professionals in remote and wilderness settings.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 5 days
  • Tuition $785.00
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2 dates

Wilderness First Aid (Hybrid)

NCOAE offers skillful medical first-aid training for outdoor educators looking to professionally certify their emergency preparedness while working in the field.

  • Ages 16+
  • Duration 1-2 days
  • Tuition $255.00
Wilderness EMT students practicing safe carries

Wilderness EMT (Hybrid)

The Hybrid W-EMT curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential medical foundation combined with required skills for accessing and managing medical issues in remote and wilderness environments.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 5 days
  • Tuition $785.00