A vocational program is a hands-on training program that prepares you for a specific field of work or position (for example, Carpentry or Secretary).
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All our Vocational Training programs are accredited. Graduates will receive a diploma and be prepared to practice their trade professionally. Vocational training students also become professionals or business owners.
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Most programs are full-time, Monday to Friday, and take between six months and two years to complete.
Funding is available. In 2020, student allowances will become available for some students in adult education. Apply Now.
Prepare for a career as a clerk, bookkeeper, junior accountant or administrative officer.
Bus drivers are licensed to drive vehicles that can carry 24 or more passengers. If you like driving and helping people, bus driving could be a great career for you!
Bring buildings to life as a professional painter! Painters work in construction, building maintenance, or as self-employed contractors.
Want to start or manage a business in the construction industry? We’ll help you get ready!
Make a great impression and grow your career in Customer Service!
Are you handy around the house? Fix things, solve problems, and help others with a career in household appliance repair!
Learn how to repair snowmobiles, motorcycles, and other light vehicles with this unique program, offered in partnership with CS de la Baie-James.
Prepare for a career in the mining industry with this specialty program.
Support the health needs of community members with a diploma in Pharmacy Technical Assistance.
Prepare for your career as a professional photographer with this creative, hands-on program.
Get the skills and experience you need to become a professional chef in our certified kitchen
Lead recreational activities, sports leagues, and events in your community with a career in Recreation Leadership!
Draw, measure, and get creative with a career in residential and commercial drafting.
Prepare for a career as a secretary, administrative officer, or executive assistant!
Refine your culinary career with a special certification as a short order cook.
Learn the skills you need to become your own boss with the Starting a Business program.
Surveyors have an important role in defining territories, produce maps and conducting field surveys. Prepare for this in-demand career today!
Become a licenced Class 1 truck driver with this specialized program
• A road tractor with 2 axles whose net weight is 4,500 kg or more, hauling one or more trailers or semi-trailers
• A road tractor with three axles or more hauling one or more trailers or semi-trailers
• A truck covered by Class 3 hauling a trailer or semi-trailer whose net weight is 4,500 kg or more and which is only used to transport equipment, tools or furnishings as part of its permanent equipment
• A truck covered by Class 3 hauling any trailer or semi-trailer other than those described above and whose net weight is 2,000 kg or more
Become a licenced Class 3 truck driver with this specialized program
Once you determine your course, contact your Local Education Consultant or SAES Office to determine the documents you will need.
Review your options and build a learning plan with the adult education guidance counsellor.
Bring your birth certificate, social insurance number, and school reports/transcripts to your local Adult Education office. If you are applying for a vocational program, please contact your Local Education Consultant for more details on necessary documents. Find my local adult education office.
If you applied for General Education classes, welcome! You may be able to start immediately after submitting your application. If you applied for a Vocational Program, you will be contacted following the selection process.