PARPF-CT Paramedicine - Primary Care Paramedicine

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.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLYING (unless otherwise noted below).

Your application will be cancelled without a refund of the non-refundable/non-transferable application fee if you apply:

  • While still enrolled in the academic requirements listed in 1, 2 and 3 and cannot submit proof of successful completion within 30 days of applying
  • Before completing admission requirements 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 and therefore cannot submit proof of completion within 30 days of applying

This is a special selection program. Offers of admittance will be made based on Multiple Mini Interviews results in descending order until all available seats are filled. Therefore, not all applicants who meet admission requirements will be offered a seat. Applicants who meet admission requirements but do not receive an offer of admittance may reapply for a future academic year by submitting a new application and application fee.

Annual application deadline: January 15

We require verification of your complete academic history including any public or private high school, college, university, or technical institutions you have attended.

Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date, and submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the post-secondary institution.

Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 12
    • Submit proof of graduation from Grade 12. You must have completed one credit in each of the following courses with a minimum grade of 65% or 'C+':
      • Grade 12 English
      • Grade 12 Applied Math or Pre-Calculus Math (Essential Math and Consumer Math do not meet this requirement)
      • Grade 12 Chemistry or Physics
      • Grade 11 or 12 Biology (preferably at the Grade 11 level)
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 4 for more information.
      and
  2. Human Anatomy and Physiology (6-credits)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of 6-credits of Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Courses must include a lab component
    • A minimum grade of 65% or 'C+' is required in each course
    • You must have completed the course(s) within five years of your application date. Examples:
      • January 15, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after January 15, 2015
      • April 30, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after April 30, 2015
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 4 for more information.
      and
  3. Medical Terminology (3-credits)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of 3-credits of Medical Terminology
    • A minimum grade of 65% or 'C+' is required
    • You must have completed the course(s) within five years of your application date. Examples:
      • January 15, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after January 15, 2015
      • April 30, 2020 application date, course completion must be on or after April 30, 2015
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See Regular Admission Requirement 4 for more information.
  4. Reading Skills or English Language Assessment
    • Before applying, determine which assessment (DRP 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? To view a list of ELR exempt countries click here.
      • If yes, you appear to meet English language requirements.
        • Before applying, register for and successfully complete the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) assessment. The minimum DRP score required for this program is 71.
        • After applying, submit your transcripts for verification purposes.
          or
      • If no, you are required to meet English Language Requirements.
      • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but did not complete three years of high school, submit your transcripts for verification purposes and complete the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) assessment.
        and
  5. Driver's Licence
    • Submit proof of a complete full stage driver’s licence valid in Manitoba
      • Class Stage of 5F
        or
      • Class Stage of 5I with a Date Code of C indicating Stage F is in effect (indicated on Manitoba Graduated Driver's Licences)
      • Learner and Intermediate level licences are not acceptable
        and
  6. Paramedic Physical Fitness Assessment
  7. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  8. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (HCP) with CPR Level C and AED
    • Submit evidence of current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (HCP) with CPR Level C and AED
      and
  9. Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)
    • Participate in a MMIs
    • MMIs is an interview format that uses many short independent assessments in a timed circuit
    • Scores generated by a measuring tool help predict program success
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying. You will be provided with information regarding preparation for this requirement and the interview schedule at a later date.

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying. These requirements have expiration dates and should be completed close to your program start date. Further information will be provided by the College at a later date.

  • Criminal Record and Adult and Child Abuse Checks
    • Prior to registration into your clinical/practicum placement(s) and progression to term 2, you will be required to submit the following:
      • An original official Adult Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Search (ACRVS)
      • An original official Child Abuse Registry (CAR) Check (provincial)
      • An original official Adult Abuse Registry (AAR) Check (provincial)
    • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
    • If you are listed on either the Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program.
  • Immunizations and Testing


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