Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
This two-year Ontario College Diploma program is an intense program of study that trains students in all aspects of pre-hospital emergency medicine.
Students develop the clinical reasoning skills necessary to deal effectively with medical and traumatic emergencies, and acquire the ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members and health care professionals.
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Grade 12 English
Grade 12 Mathematics
Grade 11 Biology
Grade 12 Chemistry
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with Grade 12 English (ENG4C or equivalent), Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or a mathematics with a similar content), Biology, Grade 11 (SBI3C or equivalent) and Chemistry, Grade 12 (SCH4C or equivalent). Applicants may also have an Academic and Career Entrance Certificate, a General Educational Development (GED) certificate, or Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program).
Applicants must also have Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate (C.P.R. - Level C), a First Aid Certificate, a Health Assessment Form and provide an Immunization certificate prior to entry into the program. Applicants coming directly out of Secondary School are encouraged to take the Pre-Health Science program in General Arts and Science prior to taking the Paramedic program. Confirmation of the Ontario Class "F" driver's licence must be submitted no later than August 1.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.