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Centennial College

PARAMEDIC

PARAMEDIC Regular Class
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Centennial College's Paramedic program takes pride in its exceptional standards, high-quality graduates and high employment rates.

You'll spend two years in Paramedic courses that will cover emergency, medical, trauma and psychological situations through hands-on training in state-of-the-art lab facilities at the College's Morningside campus. Besides physical care, you'll also learn to provide support to people in crisis, drawing on a unique combination of analytical and professional therapeutic skills. Your career advantage will be furthered by the fact that paramedics who actively work in the field teach the courses.

Once you complete the Paramedic program, you'll be eligible and well prepared to take the Ministry of Health exam for Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant (A-EMCA). Graduates have consistently scored above the provincial average on the A-EMCA certification exam. Because ministry regulations require this certification for employment as a paramedic in Ontario, Paramedic graduates enjoy an excellent reputation in the field.

Program Highlights

  • You'll receive an equal balance of classroom and practical learning.
  • Labs at Morningside campus include advanced simulation facilities where you'll partake in mock disaster exercises.
  • A variety of Paramedic program experiences will develop your expertise and enhance your confidence. Strong community partnerships, meanwhile, will ensure you have exceptional real-life experiences.
  • Instructors are leaders in the EMS community (certified and active advanced care paramedics) with more than 30 years teaching experience. They come from a variety of emergency medical services and backgrounds, which will add to the richness of your learning experience.
  • The Paramedic program will offer extensive on-the-job learning with working professionals in emergency, medical trauma and psychological situations. Field placements will take place with leading emergency medical services. Clinical placements, meanwhile, will occur in a variety of hospitals including trauma centres.
  • There will be opportunities for international exchange.
  • The diploma with which you'll graduate reflects high standards of learning.


As a Paramedic program graduate, you'll have the know-how to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Effectively and appropriately communicate and interact with patients and others;
  • Assess patients using relevant theory and practices;
  • Establish patients' treatment and transport priorities based on assessment findings;
  • Implement preventive and therapeutic patient management strategies to maintain and promote patients' well-being;
  • Integrate and perform delegated controlled medical acts in simulated, clinical and field settings;
  • Evaluate, in an ongoing manner, the effectiveness of patient management strategies and adapt or change strategies to provide optimal care for patients;
  • Ensure the operational safety and preparedness of an ambulance and its equipment.


Please note: This program is also offered as a joint degree program with the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). Please visit, UTSC.utoronto.ca and select Joint Programs.

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