Emergency Medical Responder Exam

To be eligible for Technician - EMR licensing, an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Exam Certificate of Completion and Competency Skills Sign-off sheet is required to be submitted with the EMS Personnel Licence Application.

To obtain an EMR Exam Certificate of completion an applicant must successfully complete the EMR exam.

IMPORTANT: You must apply for a Manitoba EMS Licence within one year of the date on the EMR exam certificate of completion.

Eligibility for the EMR Exam

Approved EMR educational programs for eligibility to the Manitoba EMR exam:

  • CritiCare Inc
  • Manitoba Emergency Services College
  • Prairie Mountain Health EMR
  • Southern Manitoba Academy of Response Training (SMART)

The educational certificate and competency skills sign-off checklist must be within 6 months prior to the date of application.

EMR Exam Registration Procedure

To register for the exam, submit an Emergency Medical Responder Exam Application to the EMS Branch with your course completion certificate and competency skills sign-off checklist.

There is a no cost for the exam. 

The exam process must be completed within one year of the date of completion on the EMR certificate and competency skill sign-off checklist.


EMR Written Exam

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice, matching, true/false and scenario items. The exam items are based on:

Candidates must achieve 80 per cent to pass the written exam. Unsuccessful candidates may access up to two (2) retest exams.

2019 Written Exam Dates (all dates are subject to change)

  • May 8 – Winnipeg
  • June 5 – Winnipeg
  • July 10 – Winnipeg
  • August 14 – Winnipeg
  • September 11 – Winnipeg
  • October 9 – Winnipeg
  • November 13 – Winnipeg
  • December 11 – Winnipeg

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living
Emergency Medical Services

Unit #7 - 1680 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3H 0Z2
E-mail: emergserv@gov.mb.ca
Phone: 204-945-5300