Emergency Response - Level 1
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