Got my EMR (same as the Basic in the states) at 18. Guessing EMT-A (~EMT-I) at age 21 or 22. Currently 19. Predicting medic at 25 or so.
EMR at 20 (equivalent to EMT-B for all the american EMSers). Hoping to get EMT-A by 22-23, (currently 21)
52 when class begins January '10
However, Scouts first aid, RC Lifesaving at 12, wilderness first aid books for 'packing and climbing, RC CPR and FR at work, infant/child CPR as new parent, "doctor Dad" for a few years now.