Emergency Medical Responder


Emergency Medical Responder

Note: Applications for the November 2018 program will be accepted until October 12, 2018.

Recognized by the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics, the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certificate program prepares students with first aid training in providing emergency responses.

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for firefighters, law enforcement, emergency medical service personnel, etc. in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until the next level of health care personnel takes over.

Course Info

EMR is a three-week program with week one in home study followed by two weeks of lectures and labs on campus.

Students will be required to do 20 – 30 hours of pre-study before participating in the two week program.

Lab courses are taught and evaluated in the classroom, lab, and through practicum experiences.

Tuition & Schedule

Tuition & Schedule

Tuition & Materials: Approx. $1,300
A blood pressure cuff and stethoscope are also required and can be purchased at class for approximately $75.00.
Course Dates: November 13-23, 2018
Orientation & Pre-test required. Contact us for more information.
Location: Melville, SK

Future Study Options

Future Study Options

Parkland College offers options in several additional study areas that may enhance your employability. These certificates and/or diplomas can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work. Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study. For more information please use the links below:

Career Opportunities

The EMR course provides candidates with foundational knowledge in human anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology; supporting further learning and development in health science.

The course equips you with the necessary skills to gain employment in a broad-range of areas, including: ambulance services, fire departments, police, ski patrol, lifeguarding, search and rescue, occupational first-aid, and military.

Admission Requirements

  • Standard First Aid with CPR level C/AED or HCP.
  • Personal and physical suitability
  • Good reading, writing and comprehension are recommended skills.
  • Suitability for working in this field, emotional maturity, stability and patience are recommended qualities as well as good physical condition.

*Tuition costs and dates are subject to change up to 3 months prior to delivery.*

Program Information:

Donna Vranai
Coordinator, Post-Secondary
Direct: 1.306.728.6592
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766
E-Mail: d.vranai@parklandcollege.sk.ca

Last Updated: September 28, 2018