Porterville College

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Programmatic Accreditation

Porterville College has instructional programs that undergo external evaluation and are accredited by industry-specific agencies. Each program is noted below, along with the associated accrediting agency and contact information.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program

The emergency medical technician program is approved locally through the Central California Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency.

P.O. Box 11867

Fresno, CA 93775

Phone: (559) 600-3387

https://emsa.ca.gov/local-ems-agencies/

 

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

6610 Busch Blvd.

Columbus, OH 43229

Phone: (614) 888-4484

https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public

 

Fire Technology

The fire academy program is an approved Accredited Regional Training Programs (ARTP) through the California Office of the State Fire Marshal (Cal Fire).

P.O. Box 944246

Sacramento, CA 94244

Phone: (916) 445-8200

http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/training/accreditedacademies

 

Psychiatric Technician

The psychiatric technician program is accredited by the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205

Sacramento, CA 958833

Phone: (916) 263-7800

http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/

 

Registered Nursing

The registered nursing program is accredited by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)

P.O. Box 944210

Sacramento, CA 94244

Phone: (916) 322-3350

http://www.rn.ca.gov/

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