Durham College

Emergency Services Fundamentals

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences (HS)
Field of Study:Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Description:The world of emergency services holds many career paths, and it may be difficult to know where to start. This two-semester program, which is unique to Durham College, will provide you with the fundamental and essential skills required in many emergency service or health science careers. Once you have a foundation, you will have a better idea of which path you would like to pursue, such as Paramedic, Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training, Police Foundations, Protection, Security and Investigation, 911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications or Practical Nursing. The program concentrates on communications, math, science, law and civics, ethics and other relevant topics that will prepare you for a post-secondary certificate or diploma program in a related emergency service or health science field. The program also serves to familiarize you with college life, and the workload required for success in your destination program.
URL:Emergency Services Fundamentals at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,089
Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status and Grade 12 English (C or U)
Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.

* 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.

Modified on January 16, 2023