Fire & Emergency Services

Bachelor of Applied Business in Emergency Services - Requirements

CAMPUS:Online Course
ACCREDITATION:Applied Degree

Admission Requirements 

Direct: Graduates of an emergency services related diploma program may be eligible for direct entry.
 
Indirect: Candidates will be assessed on the basis of transfer credits and official transcripts and must have a minimum 1,200 hours of related training in emergency services related training.
 
For more information, please contact Mariette Sargeant at 780 581 2006.
 

Transfer Credit - You need to know

  • Application for transfer credit won't be reviewed until you’ve been accepted into the program and paid the tuition deposit of $200.
  • The request for transfer credit is made using the Transfer Credit Request form (pdf).
  • Transfer credit fee is $305 per course. This fee is non-refundable even if credit is not awarded.
  • A maximum of 10 transfer credits will be approved. 
  • Courses or credentials can't be used for both entrance requirements and transfer credit. Whatever credentials you use towards your entrance requirements, can't be used to get a transfer credit for one of the program's courses. For example, you couldn't use the same 1,200 hours of NFPA certification to meet entrance requirements and also for transfer credit for one of the program modules. 

Directed Practicum Project

You are expected to make your own practicum arrangements, generally with your employer. Practicum projects will be developed in consultation with the facilitator, employer, and you.
 

Graduation Requirements

When you successfully complete the necessary modules covering a range of core and non-core competencies, 800 practicum credit hours and submit a written project report, you will be eligible to receive a Bachelor of Applied Business: Emergency Services.
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Direct Entry
Direct energy requires 2 things.

1. You may be eligible for direct entry if you graduated from one of these two-year diploma programs:
  • Emergency Services Technology
  • EMT-P (Advanced Care Paramedic)
  • Correctional Service Diploma
  • Policing Program Diploma
  • Corrections Program Diploma
  • Any other emergency services related diploma
2. You must have a minimum of 3 years--but 5 years is preferred--of full-time work experience in the emergency services industry.

For more information, please contact Mariette Sargeant at mariette.sargeant@lakelandcollege.ca
Indirect Entry
For indirect entry into the applied degree program, you must satisfy two criteria:

1. You will be assessed on the basis of transfer credits and official transcripts. You must have at least 1,200 hours of emergency services training. You will be required to supply proof of training including the number of hours and a detailed description. A course syllabus may be required for evaluation.

2. You must have a minimum of 3 years--but 5 years is preferred--of full-time work experience in the emergency services industry.


Notes:

  • You must submit documentation such as official transcripts and or certificates verifying the minimum of 1,200 hours of emergency services training.
  • There is a very clear distinction between entrance requirements and transfer credits. You can't use the same credits for both purposes. Whatever credentials you use towards your requirements to enter the program, can't also be used as transfer credit for program courses.

For more information, please contact Mariette Sargeant at mariette.sargeant@lakelandcollege.ca

Graduation Requirements

When you successfully complete the necessary modules covering a range of core and non-core competencies, 800 practicum credit hours and submit a written project report, you will be eligible to receive a Bachelor of Applied Business: Emergency Services.
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