EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS and RESPONSE

YOUR FUTURE

The growing demand for skilled emergency response professionals has created career opportunities across Canada.

You can find employment with a variety of fire, police or emergency medical services in all levels of government. As well, with technological advances reshaping the world of commercial communications, you can also find a career in highly specialized communication centers.

Our graduates are employed with:

  • Fire, police and emergency medical services
  • Security organizations
  • Transit companies
  • Government
  • Hospitals
  • Oil and transport companies

The Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) hosts detailed occupational profiles, salary survey data, trend reports and assessment tools to help you choose and plan a life-long career that matches your skills and interests.

Related employment skills

Strong keyboarding skills, confident computer skills and the ability to multi-task are key to your employment success. Organizations may require keyboarding proficiency and a current hearing test. As you plan your career, check with communications centres where you are interested in working for related employment standards.

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Further study

Once you graduate, consider further study in your field with a MacEwan University degree. All courses in your program are credit courses and may help you finish a second credential in less time.


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All courses completed in this program are credit courses and may be transferable toward further study at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

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