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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.

Proof of completion of admission requirements is normally due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.

Programs starting in Fall 2020 - due to the temporary closure of our campuses, proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 30 days of applying or July 15, 2020 (whichever is later) unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements. If you apply after July 15, the submission deadline is 5 days from date of application.

Program starting in January 2021 or later - submission of required documentation is due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements. English language assessments, if applicable, are due within 30 days of applying. However, due to COVID-19 related closures, proof of successful completion of the following items is due 90 days after the service provider re-opens:

  • Academic Communication Assessment (ACA), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Readiness Assessment (AMERA), employment confirmation form, first aid course, physical fitness assessment, reading skills assessment (Degree of Reading Power - DRP), reference letters, student clinical practice form, and volunteer or employment/work experience forms

In-person submission of documents is currently not available, but the following options are available:

Upload Through Your Future Student Account (preferred method)

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Maximum upload size is 5 MB.
  • Go to www.rrc.ca/apply and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.
  • Find the applicable Supplemental Item - click on Browse.
  • Find the file you saved and double click on it.
  • Click on Upload. You can upload more than one document to the same Supplemental Item.
  • Status should read 'Received'.

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

Mail
Student Service Centre
Red River College
D101–2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0J9

E-mail: register@rrc.ca

Fax: 204-697-0584

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

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

This program requires completion of an assessment.  We strongly advise you complete the assessment before applying to ensure you meet this program's required levels. If you choose to complete the assessment after applying and do not achieve the required levels, your application will be cancelled without refund. See Regular Admission Requirement 2 for more information.

Volunteer or employment experience in the child and youth care sector is not an admission requirement but may be helpful preparation for this program.

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 12
    • Submit proof of graduation from or enrolment in Grade 12, including one credit of:
      • Grade 12 English
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • 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. Academic Communication Assessment (ACA) or English Language Assessment (ELA)
    • Before Applying:
      1. Review the Assessment Criteria (below) to identify the assessment (ACA or ELA) you need to complete
      2. Register for and complete the assessment at the required levels.   
      3. Assessment results must be dated no more than two years prior to your application date
    • Assessment Criteria:
      • Complete the Academic Communication Assessment (ACA) if you meet one of the following English language requirements:
        • Successful completion of an 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
          or
        • Completion of all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction, but you did not complete three years of high school
          or
        • English language requirements option 1, 2, or 3
        • RRC's Assessment Services is currently closed.  Applicants will be contacted once Assessment Services re-opens and provided with a timeline to complete the assessment.
          or
      • If you do not meet one of the above English language requirements, complete an approved English language assessment (ELA) at the required levels.
        • Before applying, successfully complete an approved English language assessment at the required levels
        • After applying, submit your assessment results
        • Some ELAs are available online, therefore this requirement remains due within 30 days of applying
          and
  3. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form

If you are a graduate of RRC's Youth Recreation Activity Worker (YRAW) program or the RRC/Ndinawe Child & Youth Care Worker (C&YCW) certificate program you may apply for entry into Year 2 of this program.  In addition to being a graduate of either YRAW or C&YCW, you must also meet Regular Admission Requirement 3 as outlined above. You will not be assessed an application fee if you submit a paper application form within 30 days of completing the YRAW or C&YCW program and identify yourself as a graduate.

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older and have been out of high school for a minimum of one year at time of application, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.

  1. Academic Requirement
    • High school graduation is not required, but you must have successfully completed or be enrolled in one credit of:
      • Grade 12 English
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • 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. Meet Regular Admission Requirements 2 and 3

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying and should be submitted after you start classes.

  • Academic Communication Assessment (ACA)
    • If you met English language requirements and were not required to complete an English language assessment, you will be required to complete an Academic Communication Assessment (ACA) after the start of the program.  The results will be used for remedial purposes during the program.
  • 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 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
  • First Aid Course
    • Submit proof of current certification in the appropriate First Aid course. To confirm which course you need to complete for this program click here 
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