Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber North Campus / School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Description:

Humber’s Paramedic diploma program gives you a solid grounding in the knowledge and skills needed for this intense, fast-paced profession. You will learn how to effectively deal with medical and traumatic emergencies through practical and theory courses in paramedical science, human anatomy, physiology and psychology, pharmacology, and patient lifting. Your in-depth paramedic training will also include instruction in the communication skills needed to interact with patients and to collaborate with colleagues in a health-care team.



You will learn about the various contexts in which paramedics work and put classroom concepts to use through a clinical practice course, exposing you to the role of paramedics in hospital departments such as acute and emergency care.

URL:Paramedic at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,741
Scholarships:13
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 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent

or

Mature student status

or

College or university transfer status

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    A questionnaire is required.

    The pre-requisite requirements must be fulfilled before the commencement of your first placement. Participation in placements will not be allowed if not all the pre-requisite requirements are met. Due to the variety of venues and possible changes in legislation, the requirements are subject to change. Please use the following link to find detailed information about your program’s placement pre-requisite requirements.

    At the end of semester one, students must successfully pass a fitness test including a shuttle run, push-ups, abdominal crunches and flexibility.

    * 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 August 18, 2020

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