Toronto Employment and Social Services is partnering with Toronto Paramedic Services to offer a 16-month training program that will help people who receive assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program prepare for a job as a paramedic.

Watch the Training Program Candidate Information Video:

To apply for this program, you must meet these requirements:

  • Receiving assistance from Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program and living in Toronto
  • Referred by an Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program caseworker
  • Full valid Ontario G class driver’s licence with driving experience
  • Clean criminal record check and clean driving abstract
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) with advanced science, math, and English
  • Good physical health/medical health
  • Willing to do shift work

Learn more

To learn about program details and how to apply, contact your caseworker or the Workforce Development Team at or 416-397-JOBS (5627).

If you do not qualify for this program and are interested in a career as a paramedic, please visit the Ministry of Health website for more information.