FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS BRIPF-NA Bridging Pathway for Internationally Educated Nurses

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.


Upload Through Your Future Student Account

  • 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.

To apply to this program, you must be educated outside of Canada as a registered nurse.

If you would like to apply to Level 1, contact:
Red River College's Language Training Centre

If you would like to apply to Level 2:
If you are required by the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba to enroll in Level 2 as part of the registration process, you will receive a Letter of Support.

CRNM - Registration Services
Toll free (Manitoba only): 1-800-665-2027 ext. 181
Fax: 204-775-7117
E-mail: registration@crmn.mb.ca

Once you obtain your Letter of Support from CRNM, you may submit a paper application form and payment of the application fee to Red River College indicating Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Nurses - Level 2.  See our Future Students webpage for a links to the paper application form and fees information. Unfortunately, our online application form is not available for use with this program.

Regular Admission Requirements - Level 2 or Level 3

  1. Letter of Support from CRNM
    • Submit a Letter of Support from College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  2. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form (NURS-1060 Consolidated Nursing Practice/IEN 1 and NURS-1061 Consolidated Nursing Practice/IEN 2 courses only)

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
    • Students will be required to submit checks prior to registration into any of these courses:
      • NURS-1007 Holistic Health Assessment
      • NURS-1060 Consolidated Nursing Practice/IEN 1
      • NURS-1061 Consolidated Nursing Practice/IEN 2 Courses 
    • 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 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
  • Immunizations and Testing
Academic Advising Service
Our academic advising service can provide information about our full-time programs, explain program admission requirements, and help you select the right program to meet your career and academic goals. We can also connect you with helpful people, resources, and supports.
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