Today’s paramedics must be both highly skilled first responders and compassionate caregivers. In this program, students will build the diverse skillset needed to succeed in the field with a focus on medical theory and techniques, social and communication skills, critical thinking and effective decision-making. Training includes clinical and field placement components, as well as an emphasis on physical and emotional wellness. Students are provided with access to SGEI’s healthcare lab and practice space to support their learning.

Start Date

September 2023

Program Length

Two years, Full-time


Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout


Ontario College Diploma
Durham College

Admission Requirements

Option A

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or mature student status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U level),
  • Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U level),
  • Grade 11 or 12 biology (C, M or U level), and
  • Grade 11 or 12 chemistry (C, M or U level)

Option B

  • Emergency Services Fundamentals Certificate


Tuition (Year 1):
$7,711 (estimated)

Tuition (Year 2):
$7,711 (estimated)


Successful applicants to SGEI’s Paramedic program may be eligible to receive the Ontario Learn and Stay Grant that provides free tuition in exchange for a commitment to work in the region following graduation.


Malcolm Daley (Fort Frances)
(807) 271-2877 ex.1223

Rachel Sitar (Kenora)
468-3096 ex.3230

Your Future Career

Paramedic program graduates can expect to find work as:

  • Medical attendants
  • Military medical technicians
  • Paramedics
  • Primary care paramedics

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