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PCP & ACP Licensing Exam

  • Licensing exam required for:
  • $650 + PST for each attempt. Instructions for payment emailed to registrants 5-6 weeks before exam
  • Anyone eligible to write an exam may apply for a Restricted licence, to work under the direct supervision of a SCoP member at the same level or higher. Lasts 6 months, which may be extended once upon request for a fee.

This is a pan-Canadian exam, delivered by the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) and Yardstick Assessment Strategies. It is identical in the 7 jurisdictions it is held across the country and does not contain regional information: British Columbia, Alberta, 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 (NOTE: please choose an Online option with a date; exams are no longer in-person due to the pandemic)
  • 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
  • Testing Accommodation requests must be received by COPR at least 35 days before the exam 

Payment

  • $650 + PST for each attempt
  • Not collected by SCoP
    • 5-6 weeks before the exam, you will be emailed instructions for payment and exam logistics

The PCP and ACP Licensing Exams are scheduled in Saskatchewan to be held online on the following dates:

2020 PCP & ACP Exam Dates Deadline for Registration
May 19, 2021 March 30, 2021 at 4pm
August 19, 2021 June 29, 2021 at 4pm
November 17, 2021 September 28, 2021 at 4pm
February 16, 2022 December 28, 2021 at 4pm
  • These exams 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. Visit https://copr.ca/examinations/information-and-application-process/ for the following:
    • COPR National Examination handbook
    • COPR also has practice exams available for purchase from their website
  • 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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