Objectifs du programme

The aim of the Prehospital Emergency Care program is to prepare students to practise the occupation of ambulance technician.

Ambulance technicians provide assistance to individuals of all ages and in all conditions who require prehospital emergency services with a view to reducing morbidity and mortality. They are responsible for providing, among other things, primary medical care, trauma care, care related to behavioural disorders, and other types of care. This includes the professional activities identified in the Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in within the framework of pre-hospital emergency services. Ambulance technicians are also trained to respond to accidents, antisocial acts, and to specific situations.

Durée de la formation

Spécifique (heures)Totale (heures)
20852 745

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.


Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
052A To analyze the job function
052B To develop an integrated view of the human body and its functions
052C To preserve one’s psychological and physical integrity
052D To move patients
052E To use patient assessment methods
052F To interpret a clinical situation
052G To communicate in helping relationships
052H To intervene with patients requiring resuscitation
052J To establish relationships between pharmacology or drug use and clinical situations
052K To prevent the spread of infection or immunological disorders
052L To intervene with patients requiring medical care
052M To communicate in the workplace
052N To use an ambulance in intervention situations
052P To intervene with patients in trauma situations
052Q To behave professionally in accordance with the occupation’s code of ethics
052R To deal with social and cultural realities surrounding health matters
052S To intervene with patients exhibiting various behavioural problems
052T To intervene on the scene of a disaster or an antisocial act or in specific situations
Number of contact hours allotted for specific training: 2085

Conditions d'admission et préalables

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• No requirements

Organismes scolaires offrant le programme

Collège J/S
Cégep John Abbott

Technicien ambulancier

Les techniciennes ambulancières et les techniciens ambulanciers déplacent les personnes et les transportent sécuritairement à l’hôpital. Ils analysent les problèmes de santé ou les blessures chez les personnes en situation d’urgence et donnent des soins préhospitaliers d’urgence pour des situations de traumatismes, de détresses respiratoires, d’intoxications, etc. Dans le cadre de leurs fonctions, ils effectuent des transferts entre divers centres hospitaliers. C’est un métier essentiel qui exige une excellente condition physique et une bonne résistance au stress. Une carrière comme technicien ambulancier demande également de l’empathie, un excellent jugement et un esprit d’initiative.

Formation(s) connexe(s)

Intervention en sécurité incendie
Soins infirmiers

Salaire moyen

Technicien ambulancier — 28,55 $

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Ambulancier/ambulancière

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Professions visées

Paramedical occupations (3234)

Relation avec le marché du travail

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