The Louis Riel Arts and Technology Centre (LRATC) is a leader in technical and career education. Students from seven different LRSD high schools may choose to complete LRATC programs to pursue their interests and exciting career opportunities.
LRATC is an accredited Secondary and Post-Secondary institution, and is open to students in Grade 11 and 12 as well as high school graduates.
Louis Riel School Division - Arts & Technology Centre is proud to be a Designated Learning Institution. Our registration record is
DLI # O19708693987 (The first character is the letter O.)
To work after completing one of our post-secondary academic programs, students are eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) that is valid from ten (10) months to up to three (3) years, depending on the duration of the academic program completed. To apply for a PGWP and want to work after completing your studies in Canada, please see the eligibility requirements.
Programs and Services
Students enrolled at LRATC get practical, hands-on training in their chosen program. They learn the skills they need for success
in their chosen vocational program by
industry standard practical work and learning the associated theory.
February 2023 Start (applications accepted between Aug. 2 - Aug. 16, 2022):
September 2023 Start (applications accepted in February 2023):
*Accredited programs with Apprenticeship Manitoba
Please note there are specific application materials and procedures for international students applying to LRATC programs. All courses require minimum levels of proficiency in English.
Certificates and Credits
Students who meet all program requirements may apply credits towards a regular high school diploma, as well as an LRATC program certificate.
Some ATC courses also provide the opportunity to write optional external exams for recognized industry certification. LRATC currently offers the following exams at additional cost :
A+ Computer Repair Technician
Net+ Network Technician
CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician)
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)
International Student Fees - Here!
Please check the average visa processing time in your country. Check out the Citizenship & Immigration Canada website at cic.gc.ca/english/information/times /temp/students.asp prior to submitting your application. We recommend that you apply early and allow sufficient time to apply for your visa. Applications are accepted continuously and are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Immigrating to Canada:
The Canadian Government has clear rules governing who can provide advice on immigration, refugee, and citizenship matters. Please contact one of the following:
- Citizenship or immigration consultants who are members in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC).
- Lawyers and paralegals who are members in good standing of a Canadian provincial or territorial law society;
- Notaries who are members in good standing of the Chambre des notaires du Québec.
Government of Canada sites to help protect you in Canada as student:
Services and information for new immigrants
Newcomers and the Canadian tax system
Housing for newcomers
LRSD reserves the right to modify or cancel any program, process or procedure without notice or prejudice.