Becoming a paramedic at Peterborough County/City Paramedics

  1. Successfully graduate from a certified Ontario College Paramedic Program receiving a minimum of a Primary Care Paramedic diploma or equivalent as deemed by Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)
  2. Successfully pass the Ontario certification exam
  3. All potential recruits must complete a pre-employment screening and must successfully complete each stage of the recruitment process.
  4. After successfully gaining employment at Peterborough Paramedics, recruits must then completed certification to perform delegated medical acts

In order to become an Advanced Care Paramedic, the paramedic must complete an additional year of study at a certified Ontario College Paramedic Program or equivalent.

Applying to Peterborough Paramedics

Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to see if there are any current job postings.

Colleges with Paramedic Programs

The following Ontario Colleges offer a Certified Primary Care Paramedic Program:

English Colleges

French Colleges

Private Colleges