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Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance
Northern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.nait.ca
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta's prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta's top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.!span>!span>!span>
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Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Successful completion of Emergency Medical Responder Program OR Successful completion of NAIT Medical First Responder program
- Basic Life Support Level C (CPR)
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
- Online Interview
- 18 years of age - Students must turn 18 years of age prior to the first course commencing.
- CPR (Basic Life Support - BLS) - Students must provide evidence of current BLS certification for entry into the program, and remain current throughout clinical training. The BLS certification course that meets this requirement must be designed for individuals who will be health care providers, and must be by Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) standards. The NAIT Continuing Education Course that meets this requirement is CPRS100.
- Police Information Check - Students are required to provide a current Police Information Check (also referred to as a Security Clearance or Criminal Record Check) which must include a Vulnerable Sector Search. Please do not proceed with the Police Information Check until an offer of acceptance and follow-up instructions have been issued by the program. The Police Information Check is only considered valid when reviewed by a NAIT official within 90 days of completion.
- Immunization Requirements - Students are required to be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, as determined by Alberta Health. After acceptance into the program, students will be given further information on immunization requirements. Failure to meet the Police Information Check, immunization and tuberculosis testing requirements may result in denial of access to clinical training.
Student Selection Process and Criteria
Student selection is competitive and based on criteria that may include academic achievement beyond the stated minimum prerequisites. Prerequisites are reviewed by the Registrar's Office for compliance.
- Phase 1 - Academic entrance requirements are reviewed by the Registrar's Office and applicants are shortlisted for interviews.
- Phase 2 - Shortlisted applicants are interviewed and ranked. Final selection is based on the interview scores; academics presented in Phase 1 must be maintained. The format for Phase 2 is prerecorded online video interviews. Candidates who are successful moving to Phase 2 will be given adequate notice of the interview requirements and instructions.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $3,009.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,350.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $531.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated July 18, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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