VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Welcome Back – Fall 2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SAFETY MEASURES AT THE CENTRE

 

 

Learning to earning! 

VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

Click on the following link for a list of our available programs and details regarding costs, intakes, duration, etc.  VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS 2019-2020 AND 2020-2021 SCHEDULE AND PRICE LIST

CDC PONT VIAU PROGRAMS

The CDC Pont-Viau center, located in the Laval area, offers a variety of Vocational Training Programs in Health, Technology, Administration, Building and Public Works, which lead to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or an Attestation of Vocational Specializations (AVS) issued by the Ministry of Education of Québec.  We offer onsite support, small classes, individualized learning pathways and French language classes. The teachers and staff will help you to reach your career goals and are committed to your success.

  • Institutional Homecare Assistance (870 hours)
  • Health, Assistance, and Nursing (1800 hours)
  • Upgrading Nursing (570 hours)
  • Accounting (1350 hours)
  • Computing Support (1800 hours)
  • Professional Sales (900 hours)
  • Secretarial Studies (1485 hours)
  • Starting a Business (330 hours)
  • Construction Business Management (450 hours)
  • Hotel Reception (735 hours)

CONSTRUC-PLUS PROGRAMS

The Construc-Plus Vocational Centre, located in the St-Eustache area, offers training in the Construction field leading to a Diploma in Vocational Studies (DVS) or an Attestation of Vocational Specialization (AVS) from the “Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement Supérieur”.  These training courses allow you to enter the job market as soon as you have obtained your diploma. The teachers are all from the labour market and their goal is to prepare you to face the challenges that await you in your future job. The entire Centre team is committed to your success and will make every effort to get you there.

  • Carpentry (1350 hours)
  • Welding and Fitting (1800 hours)
  • Plumbing and Heating (1680 hours)
  • Preparing and Finishing Concrete (900 hours)
  • Commercial and Residential Painting (900 hours)

PEQ immigration program

In Quebec, there is a fast-track immigration program called Programme de l’Experience Quebecoise (PEQ) which offers international students the opportunity to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) of up to 3 years upon successfully completing a vocational training program. Programs of 8 months or more could lead to a PGWP of 1-3 years. Consequently, students are also eligible to apply for Permanent Residency upon completion of their studies and after meeting several other eligibility criterion. For more information on this immigration program, click here: https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/immigrate-settle/students/stay-quebec/application-csq/students-peq/index.html.

TO APPLY

To further inquire about our Vocational Training Programs or to apply, please email us at isp@swlauriersb.qc.ca  or by phone at 450-621-5600 extension 4142 (Elisa Medellin) or extension 1214 (Sabrina Baldassarre).

In order to evaluate your file, you will be requested to email the following documents:

  • VOCATIONAL TRAINING APPLICATION PACKAGE (filled and signed)
  • Valid passport
  • Copy of your original birth certificate, notarized and translated into English. Translations must be signed and notarized. Photocopies must be certified.
  • Copy of your original high school transcripts and diplomas, translated into English. Translations must be signed. Photocopies must be certified with the issuing school’s stamp.
  • Copy of an English language proficiency score (IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge/PTE)

Your file will be evaluated and if you meet the requirements for your program of choice, you will be contacted to confirm so and you will receive an invoice to make your first payment of the application fees and a tuition fee deposit.

Upon reception of your payment, we will email you a Letter of Acceptance to begin processing your immigration permits.

 

DUE TO COVID-19, WE ARE ACCEPTING THE ONLINE DUOLINGO ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TEST. 

Duolingo English Test

Minimum score:

  • Vocational training: 95

The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with [institution name] when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.

 

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

We do not provide this service for our adult students. However, we do have a list of accommodation options that students can use as a reference, please find it on the left side of our site under “documents and brochures” and then click on “accommodations”.

WORK DURING STUDIES

International students studying in vocational training are able to work part-time up to a maximum of 20 hours per week during the course of their studies and full-time during school breaks (Ex: Summer and Winter breaks).

Commission Scolaire Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier