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Emergency Medical Responder


Faculty:Health Sciences
Field of Study:Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,334

Cost per credit is $223 (for Domestic students). Tuition cap per semester is $2,167 (Domestic). Additional fees apply.

Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)


Are you looking for a career where you're called upon to help others in their time of need? NAIT's Emergency Medical Responder program gives you the hands-on training you need to provide emergency medical services to the sick and injured. Start on the path for the Primary Care Paramedic Program, which leads you to becoming an Advanced Care Paramedic.

This program will give you the abilities, essential skills and confidence to provide basic first-onscene emergency care to patients before and after Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •   Applied Mathematics  or   Pure Mathematics  or   Mathematics 
Applicants are required to have: Grade 12 English, Biology 30, Pure Math 10 or Math 10-1 or 13 or Applied Math 10 or Math 10C, and current EMT registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]
Application Notes : ELP Requirement is one of the following: 1.TOEFL IBT (Internet Based) - 83 (23 in the Speaking component, 20 in the Reading component, 20 in the Listening component, 20 in the Writing component) OR 2. IELTS (Academic Format) - 6 (with minimum band scores for each component - 6.5 in the Speaking component, 6.0 in the Reading component, 6.0 in the Listening component, 6.0 in the Writing component).
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants are required to submit a Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV).

* 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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