Most states require that in order to become a certified EMT, you must be 18. In some states, such as New Jersey, allow 16 year olds to become certified EMTs. And no, according to NJ's state laws, a…Continue
I am a 16 year old volunteer with Millville Rescue squad. I am a certified emergency medical responder, and I am currently working on my EMT-B certification, which I will finish classes for it in June 2011. I am still in high school (11th grade), and manage to volunteer 3-5 days a week(5-12 hours/day) with classes two days a week at 4 hours each. I love EMS and it is most definitely the best thing I've ever done. Please do not mistake my young age for naiveness, That would be judging a book by its cover and happens a lot to we young folk.