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Centre de formation professionnelle Alma

Québec métiers d’avenir represents the majority of Québec school boards and their training centres to provide international students with free support services so they can complete their vocational training in Québec.

N.B.: Students who register directly with a training centre do not qualify for Québec métiers d’avenir’s services.
[["Centre de formation professionnelle Alma

850, avenue B\u00e9gin Sud
G8B 2X6

Training offered to international students

The training presented on this page are the ones targeted by the centers in order to be offered to international students

Some training may be offered at the center but reserved for Québec students

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Start of training :

Opportunity to begin throughout the year — 2022-2023

  • Language: French (B(2))
  • Duration: 1350 hours (16 months)
  • Costs: 12 583$ CAD*
  • Fees: 954$ CAD*

Pharmacy technical assistance
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Start of training :
January 16, 2023

  • Language: French (B(2))
  • Duration: 1230 hours (13 months)
  • Costs: 15 262$ CAD*
  • Fees: 430$ CAD*

Secretarial studies
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Start of training :

Opportunity to begin throughout the year — 2022-2023

  • Language: French (B(2))
  • Duration: 1485 hours (16 months)
  • Costs: 13 866$ CAD*
  • Fees: 894$ CAD*


Welcoming services

General information and administrative follow-up

Documents verification (diplomas, CAQ, study and intern permits, etc.)
Direct contact with a resource person
Registration, information and provision of mandatory health insurance card
Explanation of the Centre’s teaching techniques and operations

Reception on arrival

Route planning, reception at the nearest bus terminal and transportation to the training centre / accommodation location


Reserving temporary accommodation prior to arrival
Help with finding permanent accommodation (visits, signing of the lease, basic information on housing maintenance, etc.)
Support for first purchases related to housing (furniture, accessories, etc.)

Integrating into the community

Practical tour of the city and main services
Help with initial purchases
Contact with local aid organizations

Integrating the family

Referral to employment agencies for your spouse
Help with child daycare or school registration
Information on family social activities

Integrating into the school system

School tour and twinning with another student
Monthly follow-up with the student




The steps to follow

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