If you’re looking for a challenging career opportunity in emergency care services, health facilities, and other health care agencies, Lambton College’s Paramedic program can get you there with the skills you need to succeed. Students choose Lambton College because:

  • They can apply their skills in state-of-the-art simulation environments:
    • Paramedic Lab and Ambulance Simulator – students experience what it feels like to drive emergency vehicles in varied road conditions in a safe and controlled learning environment 
    • Community Apartment Virtual Lab - allows for a real life working environment in a controlled setting
     
  •  Our graduates are eligible to work anywhere in Canada – it is one of only a few programs with National Accreditation through the Canadian Medical Association. 
  • There are a number of volunteer opportunities that exist for students to assist with paramedic services in the community (i.e. Sarnia Sting games, local fundraising and entertainment events).

Graduates apply relevant theory, practice safely and competently, and comply with current legislation, regulations, standards, and established policies and procedures. Students are encouraged to have a gym membership since fitness is a major attribute to success in several areas of the program. Access to a vehicle is also required to attend clinical sites in terms 3 and 4.

The Paramedic program at Lambton College is accredited through the Canadian Medical Association – Lambton College graduates can work anywhere in Canada

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning program. See device requirements.


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This is a Textbooks for All program. To learn more about Lambton College's Textbooks for All initiative, visit our Mobile Learning section.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with a minimum grade of 70% in the following:
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Biology C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will determine proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Paramedic program are employed in emergency medical services. Many graduates further their education to the Advanced Care Paramedic level. A Class F driver’s license is required for employment.

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Accreditations/Certifications

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be eligible to sit the Ontario Ministry of Health’s Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant exam.