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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

  • Contemporary Professional Pastry Making (5842)
  • Pastry Making (5797)
  • Wine Service (5814)


  • Information and Library Technologies (393.A0)
  • Police Technology (310.A0)
  • Professional Music and Song Techniques (Composition and Arrangement) (551.A0)
  • Professional Music and Song Techniques (Performance) (551.A0)
  • Professional Photography (570.F0)
  • Professional Theatre (Acting) (561.C0)


  • Design
  • Photography
  • Wildlife Biology

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Bread Making (5770)
  • Contemporary Cuisine (5659)
  • Food and Beverage Services (5793)
  • Market-Fresh Cooking (5824)
  • Professional Cooking (5811)
  • Protection and Development of Wildlife Habitats (5679)


  • Costume Design for Cinema and Television (571.A0)
  • Fashion Design (571.A0)
  • Graphic and Web Design (412.A0)
  • Graphic Design (570.A0)
  • Professional Theatre (Production - Design) (561.A0)
  • Professional Theatre (Production - Technical Direction) (561.A0)


  • Design for the Theatre
  • First Peoples Studies

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