Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

(NOC 3234)
+17.75%
 

What do Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics) do?

Ambulance attendants and paramedics provide emergency medical care and transport patients to medical facilities.

How to become: Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

To be an ambulance attendant or work in another paramedical occupation, you usually need a college, hospital-based or other recognized program in emergency medical technology or courses in emergency health care and supervised practical training.

Depending on type and length of training, you need to be licensed by a regulatory body in Prince Edward Island, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.

If you'll be operating emergency vehicles you need the appropriate class of licence.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 1 in 10 has an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Paramedic Diploma
Advanced Care Paramedic Post-diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Paramedic Diploma
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Paramedic Diploma
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Paramedic Diploma; Co-op
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Emergency Medical Responder Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics) make?

Low:
$46,800
Average:
$71,427
High:
$91,270

Job openings for Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Job Seekers:
8,700
Job Openings:
8,300