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FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PAPRF-DP Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine


  • Twenty (20) month Diploma
  • August entry date
  • Final Casper test sitting: For Fall 2025 start date - April 8, 2025
  • Annual application deadline: April 15
  • Residency: Due to high demand, this funded program is open to Manitoba residents only. Applications received from non-Manitoba residents for this program will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded
  • Offered at the Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
  • Clinical work experience and field practicum
  • Nationally accredited by Accreditation Canada EQual™.
  • Recognized by the Canadian Forces
  • Graduates are eligible to challenge the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) national licensing Entry-to-Practice Exam for Primary Care Paramedic
  • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete this program. If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info.

This program provides you with the academic and clinical experience to work in the exciting and challenging field of emergency medical services. The program runs for 20 months, in which the first year consists of 30 weeks of theory at the College. Year 2 consists of 15 weeks of Theory at the College and another 15 weeks of work-integrated learning, clinical and field practicum rotations.  

The academic component of this program will be delivered online with some in class/lab activities at Notre Dame Campus in Winnipeg. Clinical and Field practicum experience will be conducted in rural Manitoba and in Winnipeg.

This program will be based on the national occupational competency profile for Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine and will support employment opportunities in Manitoba.

This program has been recognized by the Canadian Forces. Visit for recognition information.

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