FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PARAF-PG Paramedicine - Advanced Care

Admission Requirements

Your Academic History
If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit My Education for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College Polytechnic; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling; international secondary (high school) studies.

DOCUMENT SUBMISSION

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  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.
  • Go to apply.rrc.ca and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.

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

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

Submission of required documentation indicating 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.

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Paramedicine Education
    • Submit proof of successful completion of:
      • Primary Care Paramedic Certificate from a Canadian Medical Association accredited training program.
    • Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date, and submitted directly from the post-secondary institution.
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
  2. English Language Requirements (ELRs)
    • Answer this question to determine if you meet this program’s ELRs:
      Have I successfully completed 3 years of full-time high school (secondary) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction?
      • If YES:
        • You meet English language requirements 
        • After applying, submit your transcripts* for review
          or
      • If NO:
        • Before applying, successfully complete an approved English language assessment (ELA) at the required levels
        • After applying, submit your ELA results. Once we confirm you meet this program's English language requirements, we will request submission of your transcripts* for review.
    • * If your transcripts are from the USA or an ELR exempt country, we will assess an International Credentials Assessment Fee to be paid before your transcripts will be reviewed.
      and
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology (6-credits)
      • Submit proof of successful completion of 6-credits of acceptable Human Anatomy and Physiology courses.  For a list of recommended courses, click here
      • Courses must include a lab component
      • A minimum grade of C+ is required in each course. However, grades of Pass, Complete or Satisfied will be accepted for courses completed in Winter 2020, Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 only.
      • You must have completed the course(s) within the last five academic years of your application date. For example: If you apply to RRC Polytech for the Fall 2023 start date your course(s) must have been completed in the Fall 2017/Winter 2018 academic year or later
      • If you completed the 6-credits within or for admission into an accredited Primary Care Paramedicine program, but outside of the 5-year limit, please contact ahsadmissions@rrc.ca for approval.
        • and
    • Medical Terminology (3-credits)
      • Submit proof of successful completion of 3-credits of Medical Terminology
      • View RRC's list of recommended Medical Terminology courses
        *Please note: Canadian Red Cross Medical Terminology course will be accepted for the Winter and Fall 2023 start date only
      • A minimum grade of C+ is required. However, grades of Pass, Complete or Satisfied will be accepted for courses completed in Winter 2020, Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 only.
      • You must have completed the course within five years of your application date. For example: If you apply to RRC on January 15, 2023 your course must have been completed on or after January 15, 2018
      • If you completed the 3-credits within or for admission into an accredited Primary Care Paramedicine program, but outside of the 5-year limit, please contact ahsadmissions@rrc.ca for approval.
    • Primary Care Paramedicine Work Experience
    • Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form

    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 Adult 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)
        • Adult Abuse Registry Check (AAR)
      • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
      • If you are listed on an 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 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
        and
    • Immunizations and Testing
    Academic Advising Service
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