ADVCF-DP Paramedicine - Advanced Care Paramedicine

Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit 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.

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

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 and cannot submit proof of successful completion within 30 days of applying
  • Before completing admission requirements 2, 3, 4 and 5 and therefore cannot submit proof of completion within 30 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.
      • Intermediate level of practice for Paramedicine (ICP) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with Transfer of Function (TOF) Level
    • 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.
    • 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.
  2. English Language Requirements (ELRs)
    • 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. Submit your transcripts for verification purposes.
      • If no, you are required to submit proof of successful completion of an approved English language assessment at the required levels. 
      • 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 review
  3. Résumé
    • Submit a résumé detailing three years experience in the primary care paramedic field
  4. References
    • Submit two professional/work related letters of reference
  5. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form

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.
    • Link to the Winnipeg Police Services - Police Records
  • Immunizations and Testing

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