Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”


Emergency Medical Responder|EMR 240 Hour Program

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Emergency Medical Responder Program

Breath for Life’s 240 Hour Emergency Medical Responder Program meets and/or exceeds The Alberta College of Paramedics’s (ACP’s) requirements for program approval: Approval Letter This course has been approved by the following agencies: Alberta College of Paramedics, the Canadian Red Cross and Alberta Advanced Education. Students taking this course will prepare for provincial testing by engaging in academic and practical learning to become a registered EMR. This is achieved by providing a solid knowledge and practical base which also prepares the student for further studies in the para-medicine profession. By taking this course with Breath for Life you will experience a supportive, knowledgeable and experienced team who will help you in your learning.  Breath for Life is honored to offer this course and invites you to share your passion with us.

EMR Entry Requirements:

The Alberta College of Paramedics specifies mandatory entry requirements that are detailed in the syllabus. Course topics are also included in the syllabus.

Prerequisite course: Standard First Aid Level C CPR

  • Breath for Life strongly encourages the registrant to take this course through Breath for Life. Please click the link to register: Standard First Aid CPR Level C Course
  • If you decide to take this course through another provider, this course must be taken through an approved national Provider: Canadian Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance or Heart and Stroke Foundation. No other certifying agencies will be accepted
  • The course must be current within one year of the certificate issue date: if you are beyond the 1 year issue date please book into a SFA Renewal Course

Certificate Requirements to Complete the EMR 240 Hr Course

The following Certificates must be achieved to complete the requirements of the 240 Hour EMR Program:
Each certificate is priced independently:

  • EMR Certificate: (see below)
  • Standard First Aid Level C CPR (pre-requisite): cost $130.00 + GST
  • Psychological First Aid (pre or post-requisite): cost $150.00 + GST
  • Heart and Stroke BLS Provider (co-requisite): cost $105.00 + GST
  • International Trauma Life Support (post-requisite): cost is dependent on the provider
  • 40 Hour Driver Training Course (post-requisite): Price determined by CTEC
    • CTEC is approved by Alberta Transportation and is located in St. Albert: CTEC

EMR Core Course Details

  • Time: 8:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Duration: 17 Days
  • EMR Core Course Fees :
    • Administration fee: $175.00+ GST
    • Materials fee: $275.00 + GST
    • Tuition fee: $2000.00 (Note: This cost is GST exempt)
      • $500.00 deposit is required upon registering into the EMR Core Course
      • $1500.00 balance is due on the first day of the EMR Core Course
      • This course may qualify for RESP funding. Please check with your financial institution.
    • Registration: You must register for this course online.
  • A proven track record of success when writing the ACP registration exams
  • This course is transferable to an ACP approved PCP program
  • A National Red Cross EMR e-card is available for an additional fee
  • A WH&S recognized Advanced First Aid e-card is available for an additional fee
  • Bus Access in Front of Breath for Life’s School: Bus 70
  • Spacious classroom and practice area
  • Knowledgeable, committed and experienced instructors
  • A hands-on/practical approach
  • Ample practice time to develop your confidence
  • Free Parking

On Successful Completion of the EMR Program you will Receive:

  • An ACP approved Breath for Life Inc Certificate and and two official Transcripts

Breath for Life Does Not Cancel scheduled courses and Parking is Free at the Breath for Life facility.

Emergency Medical Responder|EMR 240 Hour Program Dates




Feb 11-16, Feb 19-23, Feb 25-28 and March 1/4
8-5 PM Start time is 8 AM till 5 PM

Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St T6E 5B6 • MAP




Mar 12-16, 18-23, 25-30
8 - 5 PM

Breath for Life’s Training Facility
4443 - 99 St T6E 5B6 • MAP

Accepted Payment Methods

Payment option cash


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