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PCP & ACP Licensing Exam

  • Licensing exam required for:
  • $650 + PST for each attempt. Instructions for payment emailed to registrants 2 weeks before exam
  • Restricted license (optional)
    • Anyone eligible to write an exam may apply for a restricted practicing licence, to work under the direct supervision of a SCoP member at the same level or higher. 6 months, which may be extended once upon request

This is a National exam, delivered by the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) and Yardstick Asessment Strategies. It is identical in the 6 jurisdictions it is held across the country and does not contain regional information: British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Eligibility

Original Documents Required by Mail

Send original to:

Saskatchewan College of Paramedics
205 – 3775 Pasqua Street
Regina SK  S4S 6W8

Register Online

  • Go to the Applicant Portal to apply for the licensing exam
  • Must be completed by 4 p.m. on the due date
  • Required:
    • Diploma or certification of completion
    • Date of completion
      • Practicum must be complete before exam is written

Payment

  • $650 + PST for each attempt
  • Not collected by SCoP
    • 2 weeks before the exam, you will be emailed instructions for payment and exam logistics

The National PCP and ACP Licencing Exams are scheduled for both Saskatoon and Regina on the following dates:

2020 PCP & ACP Exam Dates Deadline for Registration
August 19. 2020 June 29, 2020 at 4pm
November 18, 2020 September 29, 2020 at 4pm
        • Note: The Entry to Practice Examination scheduled for May 13, 2020 was postponed to May 27th. The May 27th examination was delivered using virtual proctoring. For more information about this exam sitting, please read the May 27th Examination Memo »
  • These national exams, PCP and ACP, are computer-based multiple choice exams based on the 2011 National Occupation Competency Profile (NOCP)
    • Exams do not include any Saskatchewan jurisprudence at this time
  • The Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) administers this national exam
  • Exam results are communicated to the College once they have been finalized by COPR, and are emailed to you (pass or fail; no marks are given to applicants)
  • The passing mark for the exam will be set using the Angoff method. More information can be obtained in the COPR National Examination handbook
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