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Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/Information/MyEducation for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.

Submission of required documentation, including English language assessments, is due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in your program's admission requirements.

If your program's admission requirements include any of the following items, note that the submission deadline for these items only has been temporarily extended to 90 days:

  • First aid course certificate
  • Physical fitness assessment results
  • Reading skills assessment results (Degree of Reading Power - DRP)
  • Student clinical practice and/or volunteer work experience forms

DOCUMENT SUBMISSION METHODS

Upload Through Your Future Student Account (preferred method)

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Maximum upload size is 5 MB.
  • Go to www.rrc.ca/apply and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.
  • Find the applicable Supplemental Item - click on Browse.
  • Find the file you saved and double click on it.
  • Click on Upload. You can upload more than one document to the same Supplemental Item.
  • Status should read 'Received'.
  • Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.

If you do not have a Future Student Account or require assistance, please contact our Student Service Centre at 204-632-2327.

Mail or In-Person
Student Service Centre
Red River College
D101–2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0J9
Hours of service

E-mail: register@rrc.ca

Fax: 204-697-0584

Internationally Educated Applicants - visit www.rrc.ca/credentials for credential assessment information.

Proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.

However, if you apply within 6 weeks of the program start date, admission requirements are due within 5 days of applying.

This program requires completion of an assessment.  We strongly advise you complete the assessment before applying to ensure you meet this program's required levels. If you choose to complete the assessment after applying and do not achieve the required levels, your application will be cancelled without refund. See Regular Admission Requirement 2 for more information.

Volunteer or employment experience in the early childhood education sector is not an admission requirement but may be helpful preparation for this program.

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 12
    • Submit proof of graduation from or enrolment in Grade 12, including one credit of:
      • Grade 12 English
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 2 for more information.
      and
  2. Academic Communication (ACA) or English Language Assessment (ELA)
    • Before applying, determine which assessment (ACA or ELA) is appropriate for your situation
    • We strongly advise you complete the assessment before submitting your application to ensure you meet required levels
    • Assessment results must be dated no more than two years prior to your application date
    • Have you successfully completed the equivalent of three years of full-time secondary (high school) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction?
    • Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form

    Louis Riel and Seven Oaks School Divisions - High School Early Childhood Education (HSECE) Programs
    If you have successfully completed a HSECE program in the Louis Riel or Seven Oaks School Division, you are eligible for entry into Term 2 of this program. To qualify, you must meet the following admission requirements within 30 days of applying to RRC:

    • Submission of transcripts of your complete academic history indicating:
      • Successful completion of the HSECE program within the past 5 years
      • Minimum average grade of 65% in the HSECE program
      • Successful completion of the in the HSECE program practicum placement according to the ECE Practical Skills Assessment (PSA)
      • Successful completion of RRC’s Academic Communication Assessment or an approved English Language Assessment (Regular Admission Requirement 2 above)
    • Submission of an Applicant Declaration for Checks Document form (Regular Admission Requirement 3 above)

    University of Winnipeg (U of W) - Developmental Studies (DS) Courses
    If you have successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of DS courses at the U of W, you may apply to this program as a Transfer Student. Upon admission to RRC's ECE program, you will start by completing the PRAC-2006 Practicum 2 course during Spring Intersession.  After successful completion of PRAC-2006, you will proceed to year 2 of the ECE program. To qualify, you must meet the following admission requirements within 30 days of applying to RRC:

    Mature Student Admission Requirements
    If you are 19 years of age or older and have been out of high school for a minimum of one year at time of application, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.

    1. Grade 12 English
      • High school graduation is not required, but you must have successfully completed or be enrolled in:
        • One credit of Grade 12 English
      • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
      • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 2 for more information.
        and
    2. Meet Regular Admission Requirements 2 and 3

    Program Progression Requirements
    Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying and should be submitted after you start classes.

    • Criminal Record and Child Abuse Checks
      • This program requires students to submit current original/official versions of one or more of the following checks:
        • Criminal Record Check (CRC)
        • Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (CAR)
      • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
      • If you are listed on the Provincial Child Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program
      • For details on this program's requirements, when to obtain and submit the documents, review the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
      • These documents have expiration dates and should not be obtained prior to timeline indicated on the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents form
      • For general information on why RRC requires these checks and for links to check providers such as the Winnipeg Police, visit our Criminal Record Checks webpage
      • Submit your check documents to the RRC program contact listed on the Contact Information section of your program
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