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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
LANG-1005Conversational High German 1
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Learn the High German language for daily like, business and travel.

LANG-1006Conversational Spanish 1
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This is an introductory course in conversational spanish.

LANG-1007ASL - VISTA 101
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This introductory level course will enhance the cultural knowledge of hearing impaired, a significant factor in learning sign language.  Although there are no specific prerequisites, an appropriate reading and comprehension level is essential for success in this course.  You must have access to a DVD player.  The purchase of a textbook is required.

LANG-1008ASL - VISTA 102
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Improve the vocabulary and skills that you learned in ASL 101. Learn to give directions, describe others and make requests. Note: Your grammar and comprehension exercises become more involved.

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LANG-1009ASL - VISTA 103
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Build on what you learned in ASL 102 and work on both your vocabulary and grammar. Learn to convey feelings about other people and to describe routines. Participate in activities designed to test your comprehension.
Note: All three courses emphasize the deaf culture, its values and social norms - all necessary in learning the language.

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LANG-1010ASL - VISTA 201
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Advance the skills you learned in ASL 103 and improve your vocabulary and signing ability. Learn to describe situations as depicted by pictures.
Note:  Your participation in all aspects of the course is essential.

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LANG-1011ASL - VISTA 202
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Continue with your studies from ASL 201, and improve your signing skills by conveying specific information and describing more in-depth situations in specific locations.

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LANG-1013Conversational Spanish 1
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This course is for those with little or no knowledge of the language.  You will be introduced to basic vocabulary and situational expressions that will make your trip down south more enjoyable.

LANG-1015Conversational Low German
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This is an introductory class in conversational Low German.

LANG-1018Conversational Spanish
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For those with little or no knowledge of the language, this course will have you speaking and understanding Spanish as quickly as possible. Basic vocabulary and situational expressions will be practiced.

LANG-1019Conversational French - Beginner
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LANG-1020Conversational French 1
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Job promotion, French-speaking customer, or neighbours, a child in immersion classes, travel: these are some of the reasons to take oral French classes. This beginning-level course includes conversation and games. There are no books or tests.

LANG-1027Conversational Spanish Beginner 2
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This course is a continuation of Conversational Spanish Beginner and will build on your vocabulary.

LANG-1030Russian: Introduction
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In this course you will  develop an immediate familiarity with the Russian language. You will be introduced to the Russian alphabet so that you can start reading and understanding simple words and phrases. Basic conversational dialogue; frequently used expressions, greetings, farewells, essential verbs will be presented helping you develop your oral skills. You will also be taught other essential vocabulary related to home, school, and work. Some basic grammatical information will be integrated throughout the course to assist in conversational skills development.

LANG-1031Contemporay Chinese
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After completing this introductory course,  students should have a good command of 325 Chinese words and expressions, 244 Chinese characters, 22 grammar items and 23 communicative function items, and thus have a basic command of Chinese.

LANG-1033Conversational English Beginner
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This immersion-based course provides an excellent introduction to conversational English and is suited for those with little or no previous knowledge of the English language. Topics include basic vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and familiar phrases. Note: Language Benchmark Testing is not included in this course.

LANG-1034Conversational English Intermediate
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This course is a continuation of Conversational English for Beginners. After a quick review of basic vocabulary and phrases, you will apply new grammar, verbs and vocabulary to build upon your conversational skills.

LANG-1040Conversational French 2
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LANG-2000Conversational French - Intermediate
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This course is a continuation of Conversational French for Beginners.  After a quick review of basic vocabulary and phrases, you will apply new grammar verbs and vocabulary to build upon your conversation skills.

LANG-2001Conversational High German 2
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Build on the skills you learned in Introduction to High German. Classes focus on improving your vocabulary and comprehension skills.

LANG-2003Conversational Spanish 2
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This course is for those who have taken Conversational Spanish - Level 1 or have some knowledge of the language.  This course builds on the knowledge gained in Level 1.

LANG-2006Conversational Spanish - Intermediate
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Prerequisite: Introduction to Conversational Spanish - Beginners

This course is a continuation of Conversational Spanish for beginners. After a quick review of basic vocabulary and phrases, you will apply new grammar, verbs and vocabulary to build upon your conversation skills.

LANG-2010Conversational Spanish 2
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Improve your vocabulary and comprehension skills that you learned in Conversational Spanish Level 1.  Note:  Your grammar and comprehension exercises become more involved.

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LANG-3002Spanish: Advanced
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LANG-9000Ojibway: Beginner
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For those with little or no knowledge of the language, this course will have you speaking and understanding the local Ojibway language as quickly as possible. Basic vocabulary and situational expressions will be practiced.

LANG-9001Ojibway: Intermediate
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This course is a continuation of Ojibway for Beginners. After a quick review of basic vocabulary and phrases, you will apply new vocabulary and phrases to build upon your conversation skills.

LANG-9002Michif: Beginner
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This introductory course will teach you the basics of the Métis language and is suited for those with little or no previous knowledge of the language. Topics include basic vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and familiar phrases. Throughout the course you will also learn about Metis history and culture.

LANG-9003Conversational Russian: Beginner
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This is an excellent introduction to Russian for beginners. You will cover the basics of alphabet, conversation, and grammar to guide you to the next level.

LANG-9004Coversational Ilocano: Beginner
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Ten million people us this language to communicate in Northern Philippines. For those looking to travel to Asia, connect with locals, and gain experience in another language, Ilocano is a great language. It's easy to pronounce, has fun vocabulary, and highlights the joy of the people that speak it.

LANG-9005Spanish for Travel
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 This class will prepare you for the necessary Spanish you need to get by in your travels in a short period of time. Through scenario examples, you will learn essential travel phrases, and the basic vocabulary you need for your trip: greetings, directions, transport, accommodation and eating.
This Travel Spanish course focuses on the basics of what you need to know to make your vacation a memorable one and feel more confident in your next trip to a Spanish speaking country. 

LANG-9006Ukrainian for Beginners
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Course Dates and Fees

2024 Fall Term
LANG-1019 Conversational French - Beginnermore info
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 02, 24 - Nov 20, 24W6:30PM - 8:30PML. Tessier259239$145
Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
Dates
Oct 02, 24 - Nov 20, 24
Class days
W
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Delivery
Instructor
L. Tessier
Section
259239
Cost
$145

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Awards and Scholarships

A complete list of awards, bursaries, and scholarships can be found at catalogue.rrc.ca/AvailableAwards

Entrance Awards

UFCW Local 832 Annual Scholarship Award
Specific Application
Scholarships are available for those who are UFCW members employed by companies that contribute to the Education and Training Trust Fund. Students enrolling in both full-time and part-time studies are eligible. Application deadline is June 1. For further information, contact the UFCW Training Centre.

General Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary online application is available from Louis Riel Institute; 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications by the application date will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

Richard (Asher) Webb Social Justice Activist Memorial Award

This is an $1000 award given annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional effort and/or the ability to lead, organize and engage students or members of the community in embodying the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice.

The successful recipient will be a community activist, advocate or leader who has worked for systemic changes at various levels and with various social identities in mind. Their advocacy may involve (but is not limited to): human rights, LGBTT* issues, anti-racism, anti-poverty, public health, non-violence, community-building and student engagement, or encouraging others on issues of social justice that impact the lives of students and the broader community.

Applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee, based on the following criteria:
• Making a significant contribution to equity, inclusion and social justice through community engagement, either in specific positions of responsibility or while involved in organizing activities. (Requirements: Student statement and at least one reference letter)
• Engaging and inspiring other students or members of the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students or the general community.
• Financial need may also be considered. Applicants may choose to complete the financial section of the application, and/or include information.
All full-time and part-time Red River College students are welcome to apply. The general application form must be accompanied by a student statement and required letter(s) of reference in order to be considered. The deadline for applications is March 1st.  Completed application forms should be submitted by email to financialaid@rrc.ca .

RRC Polytech Students' Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory.  One $1,000 award shall be presented to a Red River College Polytechnic student, who is a current Student Association Board member, exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and/or community. Applicants must submit a one-page statement describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  The application deadline is February 15th.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application form and have additional required documents ready to upload. 

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization Every Child Matters Scholarship

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization Every Child Matters Scholarship was created in honour of the children who attended residential schools and those who never made it home. Southern Chiefs’ Organization recognizes that all First Nation people, families, and communities have been impacted by the residential schools. The $2000 scholarship is intended to support Survivors and their descendants, as well as descendants of the families of the children who died.  The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a status citizen of one of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization member First Nations (Berens River, Birdtail Sioux, Black River, Bloodvein, Brokenhead, Buffalo, Canupawakpa, Dakota, Dakota Tipi, Dauphin River, Ebb and Flow, Gambler, Hollow Water, Keeseekoowenin, Kinonjeoshtegon, Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin, Little Grand Rapids, Little Saskatchewan, Long Plain, O-Ch-Chak-Koo-Sipi, Pauingassi, Point Pegui, Pinaymootang, Plains Pine Creek, Poplar River, Rolling River, Roseau River, Sagkeeng, Sandy Bay, Skownan, Swan Lake, Tootinaowaziibeeng, or Waywayseecappo), who is a full- or part-time continuing student at the Red River College Polytechnic, who has successfully completed at least 12 credit hours, and who has made contributions to their school community or their community at large.  Applicants must submit a letter describing their school or community involvement.  The contact information of the chosen recipient shall be disclosed to the donor each year. Southern Chiefs' Organization Inc. observes an annual commemoration of all successful applicants. By submitting an application for the scholarship, the recipient of the Scholarship consents to be contacted through electronic mail or telephone for a brief interview with a member of Southern Chiefs’ Organization.  In the unlikely event of a mitigating circumstance, such as a protection order or equivalent, anonymity will be granted to the recipient of the Scholarship.  Application deadline is February 26, 2024.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application form and have additional required documents ready to upload.

Indigenous Student Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary online application is available from Louis Riel Institute; 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications by the application date will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization Every Child Matters Scholarship

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization Every Child Matters Scholarship was created in honour of the children who attended residential schools and those who never made it home. Southern Chiefs’ Organization recognizes that all First Nation people, families, and communities have been impacted by the residential schools. The $2000 scholarship is intended to support Survivors and their descendants, as well as descendants of the families of the children who died.  The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a status citizen of one of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization member First Nations (Berens River, Birdtail Sioux, Black River, Bloodvein, Brokenhead, Buffalo, Canupawakpa, Dakota, Dakota Tipi, Dauphin River, Ebb and Flow, Gambler, Hollow Water, Keeseekoowenin, Kinonjeoshtegon, Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin, Little Grand Rapids, Little Saskatchewan, Long Plain, O-Ch-Chak-Koo-Sipi, Pauingassi, Point Pegui, Pinaymootang, Plains Pine Creek, Poplar River, Rolling River, Roseau River, Sagkeeng, Sandy Bay, Skownan, Swan Lake, Tootinaowaziibeeng, or Waywayseecappo), who is a full- or part-time continuing student at the Red River College Polytechnic, who has successfully completed at least 12 credit hours, and who has made contributions to their school community or their community at large.  Applicants must submit a letter describing their school or community involvement.  The contact information of the chosen recipient shall be disclosed to the donor each year. Southern Chiefs' Organization Inc. observes an annual commemoration of all successful applicants. By submitting an application for the scholarship, the recipient of the Scholarship consents to be contacted through electronic mail or telephone for a brief interview with a member of Southern Chiefs’ Organization.  In the unlikely event of a mitigating circumstance, such as a protection order or equivalent, anonymity will be granted to the recipient of the Scholarship.  Application deadline is February 26, 2024.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application form and have additional required documents ready to upload.

Continuing Education

Gervin Alexander Dobbin Memorial Award
A $1000 award has been established to honour the memory of former Red River College Evening Program Supervisor, Gervin Alexander Dobbin. The award is available annually and is presented during the fall term to a part-time evening/Saturday program student who is a single parent with a financial need and who is currently registered in a Continuing Education program at RRC Polytech.  Application deadline is October 1st.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application. 
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