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
+The 1st round of interviews will occur in December for applicants who complete their applications by November 1st.
+The 2nd round of interviews will occur in April for applicants who complete their applications by February 15.
+Please refer to the Online Interview handout for more information
*Please note, in January, the EMT program will be delivering a part-time day offering. The August intake will remain evenings and weekends.
Competitive Entrance Requirements:
Applicants who complete their applications by the published deadline are interviewed and ranked. Final selections are based on the interview scores. Please refer to the Student Selection Criteria and Process for more information
Effective October 1, 2019 for the 2020-2021 year this program will use the following competitive entrance to shortlist applicants for the Interview phase:
- English 30-1 or 30-2
- Math 20-1 or Math 20- 2 or Pure Math 20 or Applied Math 20
- Biology 30 or Science 30