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Adult Learning Centres

Winnipeg Adult Learning Centre

Red River College Polytechnic’s Adult Learning Centre located on Notre Dame Avenue offers the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your future educational goals. It’s time to open the door to opportunity!

Academic Foundations

This five-month program prepares students for Grade 11 or for admission to selected Red River College Polytechnic programs by developing skills in English, mathematics and science. All courses may be applied to the Mature Student High School Diploma.

Academic Foundations Content – Terms 1 and 2

  • Foundations Mathematics 2
  • Foundations English 2

Mature High School

RRC Polytech offers a variety of High School courses for students seeking to attain a Mature Student High School Diploma.

To qualify for the program you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a mature student of at least 19 years of age within the school calendar year if you are coming to finish a Mature Student Grade 12 high school diploma.
  • To obtain a Mature Grade 12 high school diploma, a student must complete a minimum of eight credits to be eligible for high school standing. You may be able to use credits from grades 10, 11 and 12 level from your previous high school transcript.
  • Four of these credits must be at the Senior 4 level (Grade 12). Two of these Senior 4 (Grade 12) credits must include Senior 4 English Language Arts and a Senior 4 Mathematics.
  • No person shall retroactively obtain Mature Student High School standing. That is, no person can claim automatic rights to a mature student graduation diploma. A student must take at least one credit with an Adult Learning Centre.
  • RRC Polytech offers a variety of Grade 11 and Grade 12 courses for students seeking to attain a Mature Student High School Diploma, and for high school graduates who require specific courses for college or university.

Winter Term (Feb. 2024 – June 2024)

Feb. 1, 2024 – June 21, 2024

Class Schedule 9am – 7pm
Classroom/Hybrid Delivery

  • Academic Foundations Math
  • Transactional Focus English 40S
  • Applied Math 40S
  • Pre-Calculus Math 40S
  • Intro to Calculus 45S
  • Chemistry 40S
  • Physics 40S
  • Biology 40S
  • Global Issues 40S
  • Family Studies 40S
  • Canadian Law 40S

Winter Timetable

9 – 11 amAcademic Foundations Math

Physics 40S
Academic Foundations Math

Biology 40S
Academic Foundations Math

Physics 40S
Global Issues 40S  

Biology 40S
Global Issues  40S  

Physics 40S
11 am – 1 pmFamily Studies 40STransactional Focus
English 40S
Family Studies 40S  

Biology 40S
Transactional Focus English 40STransactional Focus
English 40S
1 pm – 3 pmChemistry 40SGlobal Issues 40SFamily Studies 40S  

Chemistry 40S 
Chemistry 40S
3 pm – 5 pmApplied Math 40SApplied Math 40SApplied Math 40S
4 pm – 7 pmPre-Cal Math 40S

Intro to Calculus 45S
Pre-Cal Math 40S

Intro to Calculus 45S
5 pm – 7 pmCanadian Law 40S
(online class)
Canadian Law 40S
(online class)
Canadian Law 40S
(online class)


All students pay a material fee of $30 per course. If you are a high school graduate, you are subsidized for an additional four courses at $30. Beginning with the fifth course/credit, students will pay tuition of $312 per course.

Material fees for courses are non-refundable.

Why is the Adult Learning Centre the smart choice?

A Bridge to your Academic Program

When you are in the last course required for admission to the Red River College Polytechnic program of your choice, you can register for the waitlist ahead of time. That provides you with an advanced pathway to pursue your post-secondary education.

Cost-effective Courses

Upgrade your skills or pursue your high school diploma with our affordable courses. Through government funding, we can deliver high-quality courses and for a very low cost. You also have access to free tutoring services and low-cost textbook rentals.


Adult Learning Environment

Located at the heart of Winnipeg, we have an excellent structure to accommodate adult learning – expert teaching staff, accessible location, security services and Safewalks, parking spaces, and a range of on-campus dining options.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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