PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS TRAQP-NA Trades Qualification

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Overview

  • Available by classroom delivery

Description

Benefit from the expertise of Red River College’s instructors as you prepare for your trade qualification exams.

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
PIPE-1007Cross-Connection & Backflow
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Designed for Journeyperson Plumbers, Steamfitters and Sprinkler fitters involved with planning, design, installation, maintenance and inspection of plumbing, piping systems or water-supplied equipment that connects to the potable water system, either inside or outside buildings.

Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention is a duel stream program.  One stream of students from all walks of life can take this course to increase their basic knowledge of recognizing cross connection and recommending proper cross connection devises to protect the occupants in the building as well as the public water supply.  These students will write the Red River College exam.  The other stream of students consisting of Journeyperson Plumbers, Steamfitters and Sprinkler Fitters may go on to write the AWWA sanctioned exam to become a AWWA certified Cross Connection Control Specialist and later apply to the City of Winnipeg for a City of Winnipeg Cross Connection Control Testers License.

PIPE-1009Cross Connect Re-Certification
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Gain hands-on skills with testing procedures and exercises. This course will prepare you to challenge the AWWA Testers Refresher Written and Practical Examination. 
Note: This course is ideal for certified individuals with credentials that will expire.

TRAD-1002IndustrialMechanics-Millwrght
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In order to write the Trades Qualification Certification exams, students are required to produce proof of 9600 hours experience. An Industrial Mechanic is a "skilled worker who installs, repairs, improves, or maintains equipment used in commercial, or industrial establishments". (The Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act: Regulation 76/78R.) To become a qualified journeyperson Industrial Mechanic, you must pass the challenge exam under the Trades Qualifications Act through the Apprenticeship Branch with a mark of 70% or better and you must have a minimum of 6 years or 9600 hours of approved experience within the last 10 years. The purpose of this course is to prepare those individuals with the theory to write this exam.

TRAD-1026Machinist Theory - IP Prep
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In order to write the Certification of Qualification exam for the Apprenticeship Branch, you must have 6 years (10,800 hours) of verified experience in the trade. This course is designed to prepare the student for the Interprovincial exam. Registrants should already have received permission to write the exam through the Trades Qualification at the Apprenticeship Branch. For more information on the Trades Qualification application process, please call 204.945.3337.

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.


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Course Dates and Fees

2024 Winter Term - Continuing Education
PIPE-1009 Cross Connect Re-Certificationmore info
Location: Notre Dame Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Feb 24, 24 - Feb 25, 24Sa Su8:00AM - 4:00PMM. Fontaine248024$585
Location: Notre Dame Campus
Dates
Feb 24, 24 - Feb 25, 24
Class days
Sa Su
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
M. Fontaine
Section
248024
Cost
$585
PIPE-1007 Cross-Connection & Backflowmore info
Location: Notre Dame Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 16, 24 - Feb 15, 24Tu Th6:00PM - 10:00PMM. Fontaine248029$1,085
Location: Notre Dame Campus
Dates
Jan 16, 24 - Feb 15, 24
Class days
Tu Th
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
M. Fontaine
Section
248029
Cost
$1,085

2024 Spring Term - Continuing Education
PIPE-1009 Cross Connect Re-Certificationmore info
Location: Notre Dame Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 13, 24 - Apr 14, 24Sa Su8:00AM - 4:00PMM. Fontaine250351$585
Location: Notre Dame Campus
Dates
Apr 13, 24 - Apr 14, 24
Class days
Sa Su
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
M. Fontaine
Section
250351
Cost
$585
PIPE-1007 Cross-Connection & Backflowmore info
Location: Notre Dame Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 22, 24 - Apr 26, 24M Tu W Th F8:00AM - 4:00PMM. Fontaine250319$1,165
Location: Notre Dame Campus
Dates
Apr 22, 24 - Apr 26, 24
Class days
M Tu W Th F
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
M. Fontaine
Section
250319
Cost
$1,165
TRAD-1002 IndustrialMechanics-Millwrghtmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 15, 24 - Jun 24, 24M W6:00PM - 10:00PMV. Butts250328$849
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 15, 24 - Jun 24, 24
Class days
M W
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
V. Butts
Section
250328
Cost
$849

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at a minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high-speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to  https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/  for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Awards and Scholarships

A complete list of awards, bursaries, and scholarships can be found at catalogue.rrc.ca/AvailableAwards

Entrance Awards

UFCW Local 832 Annual Scholarship Award
Specific Application
Scholarships are available for those who are UFCW members employed by companies that contribute to the Education and Training Trust Fund. Students enrolling in both full-time and part-time studies are eligible. Application deadline is June 1. For further information, contact the UFCW Training Centre.

General Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary application is available from Louis Riel Bursary Application and must be submitted to the Louis Riel Institute (contact information is included on page 1 of the form); 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

Richard (Asher) Webb Social Justice Activist Memorial Award

This is an $1000 award given annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional effort and/or the ability to lead, organize and engage students or members of the community in embodying the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice.

The successful recipient will be a community activist, advocate or leader who has worked for systemic changes at various levels and with various social identities in mind. Their advocacy may involve (but is not limited to): human rights, LGBTT* issues, anti-racism, anti-poverty, public health, non-violence, community-building and student engagement, or encouraging others on issues of social justice that impact the lives of students and the broader community.

Applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee, based on the following criteria:
• Making a significant contribution to equity, inclusion and social justice through community engagement, either in specific positions of responsibility or while involved in organizing activities. (Requirements: Student statement and at least one reference letter)
• Engaging and inspiring other students or members of the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students or the general community.
• Financial need may also be considered. Applicants may choose to complete the financial section of the application, and/or include information.
All full-time and part-time Red River College students are welcome to apply. The general application form must be accompanied by a student statement and required letter(s) of reference in order to be considered. The deadline for applications is March 1st.  Completed application forms should be submitted by email to financialaid@rrc.ca .

RRC Polytech Students' Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory.  One $1,000 award shall be presented to a Red River College Polytechnic student, who is a current Student Association Board member, exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and/or community. Applicants must submit a one-page statement describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  The application deadline is February 15th.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application form and have additional required documents ready to upload. 

Indigenous Student Awards

Louis Riel Bursary
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries, valued a minimum of $1000, are available to eligible Metis students attending a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College Polytechnic, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  There are two applications that must be submitted:  1. the Louis Riel Bursary application is available from Louis Riel Bursary Application and must be submitted to the Louis Riel Institute (contact information is included on page 1 of the form); 2. the General RRC Polytech Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships (link above) should be completed and submitted online. Only applicants who have submitted both applications will be eligible for consideration. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  Applications will be accepted from August 1st to September 15th each year.  Applicants must be attending their program at the time of the application deadline.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application.

Continuing Education

Gervin Alexander Dobbin Memorial Award
A $1000 award has been established to honour the memory of former Red River College Evening Program Supervisor, Gervin Alexander Dobbin. The award is available annually and is presented during the fall term to a part-time evening/Saturday program student who is a single parent with a financial need and who is currently registered in a Continuing Education program at RRC Polytech.  Application deadline is October 1st.  Please note the name of the award to enter on the application. 
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