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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.

ALERT: Adult education buildings and training centres are closed for the summer. We will reopen in September with new health & safety measures in place. For more information, please read our FAQ.

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New or Returning Students

Individuals who did not attend adult education last year, even if they were enrolled in the past, will be able to apply online starting in September.

To receive an email when our applications reopen, please join our mailing list.

Continuing Students

Continuing students are those who attended adult education last school year, and wish to continue their studies next year.

Continuing students must complete an online application by August 15 to return to school in September.

For continuing students

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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Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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