How to Become a Paramedic
Paramedics work in a variety of environments including:
In order to become a paramedic, you must:
Successfully complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSS) with an emphasis on sciences and math.
Enroll in a two-year paramedic training program at a community college.
Successfully complete the provincial paramedic exam.
Secure a job with an ambulance service and take further training for defibrillation and symptomatic relief medications.
Compete against other paramedics for advanced training.