Emergency Medical Responder

Launch Your Career in Emergency Medical Services

The entry-level emergency medical responder course prepares individuals for employment in a variety of industrial and first responder settings. Successful completion of this course can be a prerequisite to EMT training.

  • Class meets every Tuesday evening from April 11 to June 27.
  • Class meets at SOWELA Lamar Salter Campus in Leesville
    • 15014 Lake Charles Hwy. Leesville, LA 71446.
  • Scholarships and financial aid available for those who qualify.
  • Cost: $750.

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Contact Information

Workforce Solutions


(337) 421-6560

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker


(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis


(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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