The Western Québec Career Centre is now registering for all programs!

Start date: September 8, 2020

Programs: Accounting, Secretarial Studies, Auto Mechanics , Institutional and Home Care Assistance, Health, Assistance and Nursing, Industrial, Drafting, Residential and Commercial Drafting, Welding and Fitting, and Starting a Business

All programs lead to a Ministry of Education diploma. Tuition is free to Québec residents. All classes are given in English.

All registration information and forms are found below in the Registration Package.


Registration Package

This page includes:

  • Section A: Instructions for registering
  • Section B: Eligibility information
  • Section C: Academic pre-requisites
  • Section D: Program costs
  • Sections E, F and G: Download required forms

Section A: Registration Instructions for Fall 2020

Due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on our education system, we will be offering alternative ways to register for our Vocational Training programs this Fall.

First step: Submit your registration form, questionnaire, checklist
  1. Read all sections and forms below before you fill out the registration form.
  2. Download the registration form by clicking here, then complete it, save it on your computer and email this file to wqcc@wqsb.qc.ca.
  3. Download, fill out and include the following documents when you apply:
  4. When the WQCC re-opens, students must bring in their original documents.
  5. Tuition costs: there are no tuition costs for Quebec residents
  6. Program costs: students are required to pay for some materials in each program. Students can pay these costs when the Centre re-opens.

A list of costs for each program is included below.

Second step:  Confirmation of registration

When the Centre receives your documents by email, we will verify that you meet the eligibility and pre-requisites for your program of choice. We will then send you an email confirming your eligibility to join the program.

Third step: Acceptance letter

Once a program has been filled, we will send you another email confirming your acceptance and the program start date. This letter is usually sent one month before the start of the program.

At this point we are hoping to start new programs on September 8, 2020. This is subject to change.


Section B: Eligibility Information

You were born in Quebec

Submit applications to Heather Guinyou at wqcc@wqsb.qc.ca 

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For information on loans & bursaries or Service Quebec funding please contact: Caitlin Foy at CaitlinFoy@wqsb.qc.ca

Proof of identification:

  • Long form birth certificate with parents’ name

OR

  • Quebec Baptismal Certificate (before January 1, 1994)

Proof of Eligibility:

  • 16 years old
  • Ministry of Education transcript
  • Program pre-requisites

Complete registration form and program fees

You were born in another Canadian province or territory

Contact Heather Guinyou at wqcc@wqsb.qc.ca

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For information on loans & bursaries or Service Quebec funding please contact:

Caitlin Foy at CaitlinFoy@wqsb.qc.ca

 

Proof of identification:

  • Long form birth certificate with parents’ name

OR

  • Quebec Baptismal Certificate (before January 1, 1994)

Proof of Residency:

  • Quebec medical card
  • Lease, utility or tax bill from Quebec (minimum 12 months prior to start date of course)
  • Must be living in Quebec at least one year prior to start of program.

NOTE: If you do to have these documents, please contact the Centre.

Proof of Eligibility:

  • 16 years old
  • Ministry of Education transcript
  • Program pre-requisites

Complete registration form and TUITION FEES if not living in Quebec for over a year.

You were not born in Canada

Contact Nicole Gravelle at ngravelle@wqsb.qc.ca

 

 

 

Proof of identification:

At least one of the following:

  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Canadian Citizenship Certificate with Barcode
  • Permanent Resident Card (must be valid)
  • IMM1000 or (IMM5292) Immigration form
  • Certificate of Selection of Quebec (CSQ category R8 & RA)
  • Birth Certificate Translation
  • Social Insurance Card & Quebec medical card

Proof of Residency:

  • Certificate of Selection of Quebec – (CSQ)
  • Form IMM1000 or IMM5292 with CSQ number mentioned at the bottom of the form
  • Lease, utility or tax bill from Quebec (minimum 12 months prior to start date of course)
  • For other acceptable proof of residency, please contact the centre directly

Proof of Eligibility:

  • 16 years old
  • Translated proof of pre-requisites

Complete registration form and TUITION FEES


Section C: 2020-2021 Pre-requisites for vocational training programs

Program Number Program Name # of Hours  

Sec. III or IV Pre-Requisites

ENG F.S.L. MATH
5731 Accounting 1350 4 4 4
5798 Automobile Mechanics 1800 4 4 4
5825 Health, Assistance and Nursing** 1800 5 4 4
5725 Industrial Drafting 1800 4 4 4
5858

 

Institutional and Home Care Assistance 870 3 3 3
5750 Residential and Commercial Drafting 1800 4 4 4
5857

 

Secretarial Studies 1485 4 4 4
5764 Starting a Business 330 N/A N/A N/A
5695 Welding and Fitting 1800 4 4 4

 

Notes:

  • All students must be 16 years old before the program begins.
  • Applicants who do not have the pre-requisites listed but do have Sec. 3 in High School or Adult Education, should contact the Centre to explore other possibilities to achieve equivalencies. wqcc@wqsb.qc.ca
  • **Applicants who have completed one of the following scenarios: High School (DES), Cégep (DEC), College Diploma or University Degree anywhere in Canada are considered to have fulfilled the necessary pre-requisites for a Vocational Training Program with the exception of Health, Assistance and Nursing.
  • **Proof of Sec 5 English and Sec 4 French are required, and proof of Sec V French is required for employment purposes.
  • Students who have not completed a High School Diploma anywhere in Canada, outside of Quebec, are required to submit their transcripts for evaluation in order to establish if any pre-requisites are missing.

Section D: Estimated program costs total for programs offered in 2020-2021

ACCOUNTING up to $600
AUTOMECHANICS: up to $400
INSTITUTIONAL AND HOME CARE ASSISTANCE up to $400
HEALTH, ASSISTANCE and NURSING up to $900
INDUSTRIAL DRAFTING up to $200
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL DRAFTING up to $200
SECRETARIAL STUDIES up to $550
WELDING & FITTING up to $800

 

Please note that there may be additional costs to students such as school supplies, uniforms, tools or safety equipment.


Sections E, F and G: Required Forms