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Your Local Education Consultant is your first stop for any help with the application process. You may also visit your local Adult Education Office for more help with your application.

ALERT: Adult education buildings and training centres are currently closed. If you are a current student, please read our FAQ.

If you are interested in applying for adult education in the Fall, join our mailing list or email your Local Education Consultant for more information. For all other inquiries, please email .

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If you have any questions about the application or selection process, please contact your Local Education Consultant or the Adult Education Guidance Counsellor for more information.

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.


In 2020, student allowances will become available for some students in adult education. To qualify, students must provide their SIN number and beneficiary number.

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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