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

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

Regular Admission Requirements 

  1. Grade 12
    • Submit proof of successful completion of or enrolment in Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following:
      • Grade 12 English
      • Grade 12 Math
      • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Science
    • 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 Regular Admission Requirement 2 for more information.
      and
  2. Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) or English Language Assessment (ELA)
    • 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 requirements
    • Assessment results must be dated no more than two years prior to your application date
  3. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form

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. Grade 10
    • Submit proof of successful completion of or enrolment in Grade 10, including one credit in each of the following:
      • Grade 10 English
      • Grade 10 Math
      • Grade 10 Science
    • 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 Regular Admission Requirement 2 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. 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.

  • Immunizations and Testing
  • Prior to registration into your clinical/practicum placement(s) and progression to term 2, you will be required to submit the following:
    • Criminal Record and Adult and Child Abuse Checks
      • 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 a Child Abuse Registry or Adult Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program.
    • For more information, visit www.rrc.mb.ca/files/File/admissions/CriminalRecordCheckNursing.pdf
    • Link to the Winnipeg Police Services - Police Records
      and
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (HCP) Level C, with automated external defibrillator (AED) (1 day/8 hours)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of a Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (HCP) Level C, with automated external defibrillator (AED) course
      and
  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)
    • Submit proof of successful completion of  Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) workshop attendance
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