Algonquin College

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Paramedic

Algonquin College

Faculty:Police & Public Safety Institute
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,595
International: $18,538

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships:4
Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Description:

Bring your leadership to the dynamic field of emergency medicine.

Graduates from this top-rated Paramedic Ontario College Diploma program are ready for success in the workforce. Paramedics fill a critical role in our health care system with employment opportunities in rural and urban paramedic services. This program combines applied and theoretical experiences to provide you with the necessary skills.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
Applicants are required to have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • 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). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.


Be advised that all candidates must meet BOTH College and Program eligibility.


Applicants are also required to have: English Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher, Mathematics Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher, Biology Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher, Chemistry Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : International applicants must submit proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT) Overall 80, with the minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.
Additional Admission Requirements:


    All applicants must complete an assessment of their knowledge and skills through the Test Centre, and pay an exam fee. Results from the Algonquin College Health Program Admissions Test (AC-HPAT) will be utilized to establish minimum eligibility and applicant ranking. The AC-HPAT can only be written once per academic cycle. For further information on the HPAT and how to book your assessment, please visit Algonquin`s Test Centre.

    More information on requirements can be found on the Algonquin College website.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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.

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