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Primary Care Paramedic
Northern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.nait.ca
Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Successful completion of Emergency Medical Responder or NAIT Medical First Responder program
- 18 Years of age - Students must turn 18 years of age prior to the program start date. A copy of a government-issued ID must be submitted.
CPR-C (Basic Life Support - BLS) - Students must provide evidence of current BLS certification for entry into the program, and remain current throughout clinical training. One of the following courses or certifications can be used to meet this requirement: NAIT CPRS100 - Basic Life Support; NAIT CPRS500 - Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C; Canadian Ski Patrol (CPR-C); Heart & Stroke Foundation (BLS for HCP (C), BLS, CPR C); Lifesaving Society (CPR-C); Red Cross (CPR-C or HCP); St. John Ambulance (CPR-C or HCP)
Proof of English Language Proficiency
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 nait.ca for more information.
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 $5,940.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,248.20 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,075.00 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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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated January 20, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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