PREREQUISITES FOR CEGEP / VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS


Vocational Training Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.

OR

  • Applicants 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year must have earned Secondary V credits in language of instruction and Secondary IV credits in second language and mathematics, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

  • Applicants 18 years of age or over must have successfully completed the General Development Test*, as well as Secondary V credits in language of instruction, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

  • Applicants who have successfully completed Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics, must continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary V language of instruction and Secondary IV second language and mathematics.

CEGEP Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are set by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec.  Additional requirements set by the College can also apply.

Before applying to a program leading to a Diploma of College Studies (DCS), applicants must meet the following three requirements:

1. The applicant must have a Secondary School Diploma and be in one of the following situations:

– The applicant has a Secondary School Diploma (SSD)*

NOTE: a SSD holder that has not passed the following courses may be required to complete remedial courses:

  • Secondary 5 Language of Instruction
  • Secondary 5 Second Language
  • Secondary 4 Mathematics
  • Secondary 4 Science and Technology or Secondary 4 Applied Science and Technology or Secondary 4 Physical Science
  • Secondary 4 History and Citizenship Education or Secondary 4 History of Quebec and Canada

–  The applicant holds a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) and has successfully completed the following subjects*:

  • Secondary 5 Language of Instruction
  • Secondary 5 Second Language
  • Secondary 4 Mathematics

– The applicant has training deemed equivalent by the college.

– The applicant has training and experience deemed sufficient by the college and has interrupted full time studies for at least 36 months.

2. The applicant satisfies, if applicable, the special conditions for admission established by the Minister which specify the program prerequisites*.

3. The applicant satisfies, if applicable, any special conditions for admission established by the college for each of its programs.

 

*If the applicant is enrolled in school and completing his or her secondary studies at the time of application, the grades sent by the school must demonstrate that the applicant is passing in all the courses required to complete the SSD and required to fulfill the admission requirements.

For more information visit the SRAM website.