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If you have any questions about your adult education application, please contact .

If you need internet access or one-on-one support, you may also contact your Local Adult Education Office or Local Education Consultant to make arrangements.

Interested in General Education (Upgrading)?

We consider General Education applications three times per year - in advance of our Fall, Winter, and Spring semesters. All applications are now done online.

To be considered for the Winter semester,
please apply by October 23.

To be considered for the Spring semester,
please apply by January 22.

Due to COVID-19, class spaces are limited; students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list and contacted as soon as seats become available.

 

Interested in a Vocational Training program?

To be considered for Vocational Training programs starting in Winter 2021, please apply online by December 11. The Winter 2021 programs are:

  • Mistissini - Secretarial Studies + Carpentry
  • Chisasibi - Institutional and Home Care Assistance + Medical Secretary
  • Waswanipi - Institutional and Home Care Assistance

Other programs may be announced later this year; please join our mailing list for updates.

Do I qualify?

General Education

You can register for General Education if you:

  • Reside in the community
  • Are 16 years of age or older as of June 30 of the previous school year

Local Vocational Programs

You can apply for a local Vocational program if you:

  • Reside in a community served by the Cree School Board
  • Meet the age requirement for the program
  • Have the prerequisites required for the program

Regional Vocational Programs

Sabtuan Regional Vocational Training Centre

You can apply for a regional vocational program offered at SRVTC, if you:

  • Are a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
  • Meet the age requirement
  • Have the pre-requisites required for the program

Student residences are available for those who live outside Waswanipi.

What documents do I need?

To apply for adult education in Eeyou Istchee, you will need to provide:

Birth Certificate

Long form with parent(s)’ name(s)

The long form birth certificate must be provided with your application form. If you do not have a birth certificate, please contact the issuing agency of the province you were born.

Report Cards and Transcripts

Your secondary school report card(s) can be obtained from the school board you attended.

Transcripts issued by the Ministry of Education of Quebec can be requested through our Administrative Services.

Health Insurance Card

It is important to have a valid health insurance card. If it is lost or expired, please follow these instructions from the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay.

Other Documents

Requirements vary between programs. You may  be asked to provide additional documents such as a driver’s permit, health and safety card, explosives permit, and health and vision test.

Apply to your intended program as early as possible to ensure you have time to collect these documents.


Starting this year, adult education students will be automatically considered for a student allowance from the Cree School Board when they apply for adult education. For more information on the documents required for allowance recipients please read the pdf FAQ .

If you are applying for a Vocational program, you may need to provide additional documents such as a driver’s license, placement test, or a vision test.

Cree School Board


Telephone: 418-923-2764
Toll Free: 1-866-999-2764

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Admin Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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