The world of emergency services holds many career paths and it may be difficult to know where to start. This two-semester, which is unique to Durham College program, will provide you with the fundamentals and basic skills required in many emergency service or health science careers. Once you have a foundation you will have a better idea of which path you would like to pursue, such as, Paramedic, Practical Nursing, Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training, Fire and Life Safety Technician, Police Foundations, Protection, Security and Investigation, or 911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications. The program will also concentrate on the historical context and current operation of Canada’s legal system, biology, chemistry, practical mathematics and sensitivity training in preparation for a post-secondary diploma program in a related field. The program is also designed to familiarize you with college life, and the workload required for success in your destination program.