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    Fire Training at Live Burn Site

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    Stars Ambulance Tour

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    Police Protective Gear

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    EMR Training

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    EPS Community Crime Prevention Campaign

Emergency Response - Level 1

12 credits

This course introduces students to Emergency Response Career Pathways (ERCP). These pathways include:

  • Firefighter Prep: designed to prepare students for application towards a career in firefighting or Lakeland’s Emergency Services Technology program.
  • Paramedic Prep: designed to prepare students for application towards a career as a Paramedic or Firefighter.
  • Police & Security Prep:  designed to prepare students for application towards a career in law enforcement or MacEwans’s Police & Investigation Program.  

Level 1 runs from 8:30 am – 11:00 am with additional volunteer opportunities outside of the class. Guest lecturers include members from Edmonton Fire Rescue, Edmonton Police Services, Emergency Medical Response Services and Alberta Health Services. Students are registered in a daily Fitness Training Class to prepare physically for the above pathways. Activities include interview skills, job shadow, volunteer involvement in the school and the community (Cops for Cancer, Y Strong Kids, Edmonton Firefighter Burn Society) and leadership skills.

Students have the opportunity to gain certification in the following: First Aid & CPR, HCS 3000, Firearm Safety, Driver’s Education, Mental Health, Occupational Health & Safety Literacy (O.H. & S) and Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)-NAIT. 

AGE: Students must be 18 years of age by September 30 (S1) or February 28 (S2)
MEDICAL / SECURITY: all students must complete a medical release and obtain an Enhanced Security Check to participate in the course
CO-REQUISITE: Physical Education   PREREQUISITE: none

Emergency Response - Level 2

12 credits

Level 2 ERCP is an advanced course designed to prepare students for an emergency career pathway in both the private and public sectors. Leadership and organizational training is developed throughout the course. Level 2 runs from 11:10 am-1:40 pm with volunteering opportunities outside of the class. Pathway activities:

  • Fire and Paramedic:  Self - contained breathing apparatus. (S.C.B.A.), live burn, vehicle extraction. 
  • Police: Hard Target Self Defense, speech craft, prison tour, Net/Nocc, Ride-a-long (with 125 hrs. of volunteer time). 

Guest lecturers include members from Edmonton Fire Rescue, Edmonton Police Services, Emergency Medical Response Services and Alberta Health Services. Students are registered in a daily Fitness Training Class to prepare physically for the above pathways.

Students have the opportunity to gain certification in the following: First Aid & CPR, H2S gas, HCS 3000, Firearm Safety, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Driver’s Education, Mental Health, Occupational Health & Safety Literacy (O.H. & S) and Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)-NAIT

AGE: Students must be 18 years of age by September 30 (S1) or February 28 (S2)
MEDICAL / SECURITY: all students must complete a medical release and obtain an Enhanced Security Check to participate in the course
CO-REQUISITE: Physical Education    PREREQUISITE: Level 1