San Diego County Paramedic Accreditation

San Diego County Paramedic Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in the San Diego County Paramedic Accreditation Workshop.

The workshop is intended for paramedics who have been originally trained and/or certified outside of San Diego County, including those trained outside of California. The Workshop is held at the Palomar College Escondido Education Center. If interested, click on the link below and complete the online application.

Applications must be in two weeks prior to the workshop.

Accreditation Application


Tuesday, June  6, 2017 – 9:00 am – Escondido Center ESC-808

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 – 9:00 am – Escondido Center ESC-808



These dates are based upon instructor availability and may change periodically. Please revisit this site for updates.

Thank you.

Prerequisites: Be a currently licensed California Paramedic. Documentation of prior skills testing (including copy of training agency Course Completion Record to State EMS Authority for skills).

Please send the following two weeks prior to workshop:

Valid Photo ID card on the day of the workshop.

Copy of Paramedic License.

Copy of ACLS Card.

Copy of “Course Completion Record” (if training after 1995 and shows skills trained in and breakdown of hours).

A picture ID is required.

Payments are due on the day of the course, the Cashier’s Office will take cash or card on the day of the workshop.

$150.00 for the course. This fee includes the San Diego County Protocol Book. You will also be e-mailed the documents that you will need for the course. Please provide your e-mail on the application.

Individual classes can be arranged at $60.00 per hour each for 1 – 3 students (expect 5-6 hours).

Additional costs may occur if there is not the minimum number of students present.
A $5.00 parking fee is required. Purchase on day of workshop.

NOTE: These fees do not include cost for S.D. county accreditation (an additional $17.00 payable at the SDEMS Offices).

Report to the Emergency Medical Education office at 1951 E. Valley Parkway before 9:00 A.M. on the day of the workshop.   Please park in a student parking (yellow) space and get a parking permit from the machine. ($5.00)

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Call (760)744-1150 Ext. 8150 for further information.