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Please note that the programs of study listed below were drawn from websites providing vocational and educational information in the province of Québec (including educational institutions). For more detailed information, please visit these websites directly.

Programs of study directly linked

Vocational training

  • Aircraft Mechanical Assembly (5807)
  • Aircraft Structural Assembly (5697)
  • Cable and Circuit Assembly (5769)
  • Diemaking (5541)
  • Industrial Drafting (5725)
  • Machining Techniques (5723)
  • Moulding Machine Set-up and Operation (5693)
  • Numerical Control Machine Tool Operation (5724)
  • Precision Sheet Metal Work (5744)
  • Production Equipment Operation (5810)
  • Sheet Metal Work (5733)
  • Toolmaking (5542)


  • Biopharmaceutical Production Technology (235.C0)
  • Industrial Design (570.C0)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automated Manufacturing) (241.A0)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Design) (241.A0)


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Business / Business Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Automated Systems Electromechanics (5781)
  • Electricity (5795)
  • High-Pressure Welding (5734)
  • Industrial Construction and Maintenance Mechanics (5760)
  • Machine Operations, Mineral and Metal Processing (5774)
  • Welding and Fitting (5695)


  • Computerized Engineering Technology (243.A0)
  • Electronics and Information Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Computers and Networks) (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Telecommunications) (243.B0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Energy Management) (244.A0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Photonics) (244.A0)
  • Fashion Design (571.A0)
  • Industrial Electronics (243.C0)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology (241.D0)


  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Industrial Relations
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Applications
  • Mining Engineering
  • Operations Management
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Systems
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Computer Science

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