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Advanced Care Paramedic

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Are you a Primary Care Paramedic looking to take the next step in your career and enhance your skills? If so, our Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) program is the perfect pathway for you. Our program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to provide advanced patient care in critical or complex medical situations. You will learn how to assess a patient's condition and provide treatments such as advanced life support procedures, medication administration, obstetrical care, advanced airway management, mental health crisis interventions and much more. As a student in our program, you will be taught by expert instructors and train in our Centre for Advanced Medical Simulation, active treatment hospitals and ambulance services to ensure that you receive the highest quality education and training possible. As the demand for Advanced Care Paramedics (ACPs) continues to rise, and the roll of paramedics evolves, enrolling in our ACP program is an excellent way for you to advance your career and broaden your professional opportunities. Our program boasts a nearly perfect employment and licensing exam success rate, with employers consistently praising the quality of our graduates.

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 Language Arts (English 30-2)
  • Grade 11 Mathematics (Math 20-2)
  • Grade 12 Biology or Science (Biology 30 or Science 30)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of EMT (Primary Care Paramedic) certificate and transcript from the training institution
  • Online Interview - See Competitive Entrance Requirements for details.

There is a competitive entrance requirement for this program. Please see the program page for details.

Please see program page for additional requirements and considerations.

Transfer & Credit Options may be available, please see for more information.

Application Deadline

Please see for application deadlines.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,084.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,525.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,248.20 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.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 06, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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