Vocational Training

what is vocational training ? 

Vocational Training is available to students aged 16 years of age and older. It provides hands-on, professional certification using a modular approach for direct access to the workforce. Program length varies from 6 to 24 months, and leads to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS), Attestation of Vocational Training Specialization (AVS) or Skills Training Certificate (STC). 

LBPSB manages six Vocational Centres:

Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC)

The Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) is a process used to identify and officially recognize your skills and competencies. It also identifies any missing training components you need to obtain for a diploma. Anyone who has work experience can be a RAC candidate. The process is an opportunity to update your skills and put your valuable experiences together to further your career. 

PROCEDE Guidance 

This website contains essential academic resources about Quebec’s nine English-language school boards. The information found here has been collected by Guidance professionals from various school boards, and outlines available academic opportunities, support services and career options. PROCEDE Guidance is the one-stop consultative resource to facilitate your educational journey. This website is published by PROCEDE, a forum and consultative body for Quebec’s nine English-language Boards.

Preparing for Vocational Training:

Where can I find information about Vocational Training?

What activities or tool(s) are available to assist me in my career exploration? 

Is Financial Aid available for Vocational programs?

What are the admission requirements to be admissible to Vocational Training?

What grades do I need to be eligble for Vocational Training ?

What is the application deadline(s) for Vocational Training?

Applying for a Vocational Training program:

AdmissionFP application video tutorial (english subtitles): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8egem8pDxE

What do I need to apply to Vocational Training? 

Please note that it is helpful to submit an IEP/psychoeducational assessment report, if applicable, when registering for a vocational training program, as files from the youth sector are not transferred to the adult sector. 

How do I submit documents?

How much does it cost to apply for Vocational Training? 

Can I apply to multiple Vocational programs

Following my application to Vocational Training:

What happens once I have applied?