Pathway to Health Programs

Pathway programs are preparatory and exploratory, and provide Indigenous Manitobans with the skills and supports to transition into selected programs at Red River College Polytechnic by increasing their academic, personal, social and financial readiness. Start your educational journey and prepare to select a career path in Dental Assisting, Nursing, Paramedicine Science Laboratory Technology, or Veterinary Technology. Gain the skills to succeed in a supportive and inclusive environment infused with Indigenous culture.


  • One-year pathway to the following RRC Polytech programs:
    • Dental Assisting
    • Nursing
    • Paramedicine
    • Science Laboratory Technology
    • Veterinary Technology
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Medical Laboratory Science
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
  • Delivered at the Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
  • Fall entry date

Support Services

  • One-on-one counselling
  • Assistance with day care and housing
  • Financial literacy workshops
  • Academic and resource coaching
  • Course-specific tutoring

Other Information

For additional program information, including fees and admission requirements, please contact our Indigenous Liaison Advisors at

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