Ontario Works Paramedic Program

Website: www.toronto.ca/paye

Toronto Employment and Social Services is partnering with Toronto Paramedic Services to offer a training opportunity that will help Ontario Works recipients prepare for a job as a paramedic.


To qualify for the course, individuals must:

  • be 18+ with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • legally entitled to work in Canada (must be either a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, landed immigrant or hold a valid work permit)
  • be fluent in English
  • valid full “G” license
  • have a clear criminal record
  • be physically fit and be willing to do shift work

Over 90% of the last cohort was hired as and are now working as Primary Care Paramedics.