PARPF-CT Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine


This program is currently under review and changes to program design and delivery are expected for August 2021. Please continue to check the program webpage for updated information. 

  • One-year certificate
  • August entry date
  • Annual application deadline: January 15
  • Campuses:
    • Brandon, Manitoba
      Applications and supporting documents received for this location indicating an address outside of the Prairie Mountain Health Region will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded.
    • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Notre Dame Campus
    • Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Portage Campus
      Applications and supporting documents received for this location indicating an address outside of the Southern Health Region will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded
  • Clinical work experience and field practicum
  • Nationally accredited by the Canadian Medical Association
  • Recognized by the Canadian Forces
  • Graduates are eligible to challenge the provincial licensing exams for Technician-Paramedic (Tech-P)
  • Due to high demand, this funded program is open to Manitoba residents only. Applications received from non-Manitoba residents for this program will be cancelled and the application fee will not be refunded
  • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete this program. If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info. 

This program provides you with the academic and clinical experience to work in the exciting and challenging field of emergency medical services. The program runs 11 months consecutively with a completion date in July/August.

The academic component will be delivered in class in Winnipeg and by eTV delivery to various remote locations throughout Manitoba. All students will be required to attend practical skills labs at the College's Notre Dame Campus in Winnipeg. Field practicum experience will be conducted in rural Manitoba and in Winnipeg.

This program will be based on the national occupational competency profile for Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine, and will support employment opportunities in rural Manitoba.

This program has been recognized by the Canadian Forces. Visit for recognition information.

For a panoramic view and more information on the Paramedicine -  Primary Care Paramedic Program please visit

Computer recommendations:

All students must have access to a computer. Registered students may access computers at Red River College libraries, at a regional campus, or elsewhere.

Use of personal devices:

Students attending class at Regional campuses are required to bring their own laptop to participate in the program. The Paramedic programs located at Notre Dame Campus are not currently “Bring your Own Laptop” programs. Students may bring a laptop; however, there may be limited College resources available to support a personal device.

Student computer recommendations:

•    A laptop manufactured within the last four years.
•    Access to a high-speed internet connection.
•    Operating system must be either Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (recommended), or a minimum of Mac OSX 10.10.
•    Ability to connect to RRC Wi-Fi using WPA2-Enterprise security.
•    The latest version of either the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari Web browser.
•    The latest version of Adobe Reader.
•    Microsoft Office 2016 is recommended and can be downloaded or used online without cost through a student’s Microsoft Office365 account, which is accessible through HUB.

All students are required to possess basic computer skills, including the ability to manage computer files and use word-processing, email, and web browsing programs.

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