Discover trades education in Québec
education • October 18, 2023
Have you ever thought of a career in trades? Join the 50 000 international students in Québec and explore the trades opportunities.
Québec offers over 142 vocational training programs across the province, adapted to real-world industry needs. Programs last between 9 months and 2 years and offered in French and English. Once your studies completed, you will receive a Diploma of Vocational Studies.
With 70% to 90% placement after graduation, Québec has strong needs for skilled trades professionals.
Québec is home to outstanding educational institutions that offer comprehensive trades programs. You can choose from a wide range of disciplines, from health, culinary arts to welding and construction.
Québec offers hands-on training using innovative facilities and modern equipment. You will gain practical skills using the latest industry tools and technologies. International students can gain practical experience through internships. In fact, during your vocational training, you will have to complete an internship placement to graduate. This will allow you to practice your skills in real work environments. Not to mention combining your theoretical knowledge with infield experience!
Quebec values international students and offers a supportive environment to help you thrive. The organization Québec Métiers d’Avernir represent most vocational training centers in the province and can assist international students to study in Québec. The schools also offer support services to students, including:
- Tour of the city
- Contact with local aid organizations
- Reception at airport, bus terminal or train station
- School tour and twinning with another student
- Monthly follow-up with the student
- And much more
Opportunities to work after graduation
Graduating from a Quebec vocational school may allow you to pursue job opportunities in Québec. Graduates who meet specific criteria may be eligible for the Quebec Experience Program.
Quebec is the perfect place to start your career. Start your journey today and unlock your potential!
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