Paramedic Interview Coaching

Are you at the interview stage of your application process with any of Ontario's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ?

The seminar will take the participant through the following topics:

  • Sourcing jobs and research
  • Preparations and process to gain employment
  • Research and employer perspectives
  • Interview forms and formats
  • Interviewing and answer strategies
  • Sample questions and answer perspectives
  • Success strategies

You will receive assistance from the instructor of this coaching service in three areas including:

  • Phone Consultation 
    • to point you in the right direction while brainstorming potential answers for your interview.
  • One-on-one coaching in person or on Skype 
    • to review your answers and provide feedback.
  • A one-on-one mock interview in person or on Skype.

Our trainer, Ralph Hofmann, has been active in the field of paramedicine since 1984 and instructor at various levels since 1989. In 2000, Ralph developed and implemented the curriculum for the Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) program at Durham College. Two years after creating the ACP program, Ralph created the Primary Care Paramedic program. These two programs were among the first college programs in Ontario to be accredited by the Canadian Medical Association and remain one of the few. Embedded in these programs is a job search and acquisition strategies. This began with guest speakers and mock interviews which has evolved into a stand alone program that boasts the highest hiring rates in the province. Ralph Hofmann is an active professional and is listed as one of the authors in the National Occupational Competency Profile for Paramedicine. In 1994, Ralph was the captain of the team which placed second in the International Rescue and Emergency Care Association (IRECA) world championships in both the Emergency care and Paramedic categories.

Location: via phone, email, Skype, in person (if possible)

Neither CIJS nor the instructor can guarantee success in your interview; however, this coaching can help you perform at the best of your ability. Getting hired after receiving this assistance is dependent upon various factors which are assessed by services at your pre-interview, interview, and post-interview stages of your application process.

Cost: $140 + HST

To book your one-on-one session, please all 905.721.3000

CRN #43605    - available from January 2019 to April 2019

Once paid, please provide proof of receipt to Trevor Greenall at ( in order to be connected with your Coach to discuss available coaching times.

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