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Emergency Medical Responder Courses


Emergency Medical Responder

Upcoming EMR start dates!

Calgary, AB or Red Deer, AB (unless noted)

**Tentative schedule** 

September 9, 2024 (Mon-Thur) - Red Deer Full

October 4, 2024 (Mon/Wed 6-10pm, Fri/Sat all day) - Calgary only

October 28, 2024 (Mon-Thur)

January 13, 2025 (Mon-Thur)

January 31, 2025 (Mon/Wed 6-10pm, Fri/Sat all day) - Calgary only

February 24, 2025 (Mon-Thur)

April 14, 2025 (Mon-Thur)

May 2, 2025 (Mon/Wed 6-10pm, Fri/Sat all day) - Calgary only

May 26, 2025 (Mon-Thur)

**Please note some dates or locations may differ due to specialty programs, instructors, and equipment**

Curious about the national registry exam? Check out all the details here for the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) National Entry to Practice Exam


Register yourself for your desired upcoming start date and location to hold your spot for up to 14 days (no fees/no commitment for 14 day hold). Download the application and email completed documents and prerequisites to to start the confirmation of your enrolment.

Any questions can be sent to

What should you consider when choosing an EMR program and school?

  • What are all the fees? 

    • AHASTI has all mandatory fees up front as listed in all documents. These fees make us one of the lowest cost schools in Alberta for EMR​. AHASTI even has free parking at all locations.

  • How do you learn best - online, in person?​

    • AHASTI has the highest number of in class hours of approx. 216 hours of the 240 hours of the program.​ EMS is a very hands on industry that requires practice and active involvement. AHASTI is committed to ensuring confident and competent EMRs from our program. 

  • How quickly do you want to be qualified to enter the workforce?​

    • AHASTI's​ EMR program is fully complete in 12 weeks! This includes the driving component, ITLS, and patient engagement.

Looking for Continuing Competency Credits for your Alberta College of Paramedics renewal?
Check these out! 


EMR Refresher

For those that hold an Alberta approved EMR program and need to refresh their EMR skills and knowledge.

Colorful Notebooks

AHASTI – EMR Knowledge and Exam Review

Review session on EMR Knowledge and test writing tips. Excellent for those getting ready to write the EMR COPR exam.

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