EMT Application Process and Fee Payment

To be awarded the NQEMT at EMT level a candidate must successfully complete a two component examination:
1) NQEMT - EMT Assessment: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) computer based examination and 2) a practical skills assessment: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).   

MCQ Exam Application
The candidate must complete an online exam application via the exam portal, ensure that it is certified by the training provider and submitted electronically via the exam portal. The application form, with photo ID, must be submitted to PHECC no later than the deadline published in the PHECC Examination Calendar. (all documents are available to the right of this page).

  1. Failure to submit a fully-completed application form will result in the application being refused.
  2. A candidates’ signature on the application form verifies that all sections of the exam handbook have been read and understood and that he/she is committed to abiding by the terms and conditions.
  3. On receipt of the application form PHECC will issue each candidate with an authorisation email which will include a unique examination/eligibility number, together with an MCQ guide.  This will normally involve a five (5) business day turnaround period.
  4. If applying for special considerations see candidate handbook.

Candidate Fee

The candidate must submit the appropriate fee according to the current schedule of fees  for the NQEMT exam. Payment has to be made as part of online booking with Prometric to ensure the booking transaction is completed.  This fee is non-refundable.

Candidate MCQ Test Booking

  1. On receipt of the authorisation email candidates can commence online booking with Prometric through the PHECC websiteThe examination fee will be paid to Prometric online to complete the booking.  This fee is non-refundable.

  2. The MCQ exam will be available to eligible candidates to undertake at a location and date of their choice.

  3. Candidates should ensure that there are five (5) full business days between the date of booking and the date of taking the exam.

  4. The contact number for Prometric is 0818 340128.

  5. Remote MCQ testing is now available to all MCQ candidates (see video link). This option allows candidates to test from their own home.  (It is essential that candidates read the user guide below prior to booking a MCQ via remote testing with Prometric).

    Please read the user guide here: https://www.prometric.com/PHECC


OSCE Examination

Following the successful completion of the MCQ, candidates will be notified by email, of the date, time and location of the next available OSCE.

OSCE Candidates(Exam Repeat -Application)

Candidates applying for repeat OSCEs must submit their application via the online exam portal, together with the appropriate fee (via PayPal), no later than twenty days (4 weeks) prior to the OSCE date published in the exam calendar. 

NQEMT EMT OSCE Exam Dates  In line with the NQEMT Handbook, the first 100 candidates to successfully complete their MCQ examination prior to the closing date (listed on the examination calendar) will be accommodated on the next upcoming OSCE.  All remaining eligible candidates will be assigned to the following OSCE date (quarterly exams).