Durham College

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Durham College

Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences (HS)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,116

Additional equipment and clothing costs.

Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)


Today’s paramedics must be both highly skilled first responders and compassionate caregivers who are able to meet community members’ emergent and non-emergent health needs on their level. In this program, you will build the diverse skill set needed to succeed in the field with a focus on medical theory and techniques, social and communication skills, critical thinking and effective decision-making. Training will also include clinical and field placement components, as well as an emphasis on physical and emotional wellness. Students are provided with 24/7 access to the lab and practice space to support their learning. Training will also include clinical, experiential and field placement components, as well as an emphasis on physical and emotional wellness.


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 
Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U), Grade 11 or 12 biology (C, M or U), and Grade 11 or 12 chemistry (C, M 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.

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