List of Programs


Accounting
Aesthetics
Automated Systems Electromechanics
Automobile Mechanics
Cabinet Making
Contemporary Cuisine
Desktop Publishing(computer Graphics Techniques)
Electrolysis

Food and Beverage Services
Furniture Finishing
Hairdressing
Hotel Reception
Production Equipment Operation
Industrial Drafting
Machining Technics
Numerical Control Machine Tool Operation
Printing

Professional Cooking
Professional Sales
Sales Representation
Sale of Mechanical Parts and Accesories
Secretarial Studies Legal
Starting a Business
Secretarial Studies
Travel Sales
Welding and Fitting

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Accounting

DVS 5731

Duration 1350 hours

Program Objectives

  • Manually and using a computer, to carry out tasks related to commercial transactions.
  • To carry out complex mathematical functions using spreadsheet software.
  • To carry out computer processing of simple texts.
  • To master basic notions and rules of grammar and spelling used in management and business.
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    Aesthetics

    DVS 5535

    Duration 1350 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To greet the clientele
  • To use the equipment and products
  • To examine and determine skin types
  • To provide facial, hand and foot care
  • To apply makeup
  • To perform hair removal
  • To perform sales and management related tasks
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    Automated Systems Electromechanics

    DVS 5781

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To ensure the operation and maintenance of automated production equipment
  • To service different types of automated systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic components
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    Automobile Mechanics

    DVS 5798

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to fully understand the rules, principles, processes and techniques of automobile mechanics
  • To repair the ignition, carburetor and fuel-injection systems as well as the automatic transmission system
  • To perform routine maintenance operations on a vehicle
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    Sale of Mechanical Parts and Accesories

    DVS 5694

    Duration 1095 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To enable students to advise customers on the type and quality of merchandise
  • To teach students to sell spare parts, machines, tools, equitment and accessories for motor vehicles at the counter of a commercial establishment, a repair shop or a parts store
  • To educate students to use a computer system to keep the inventory up-to-date.
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    Cabinet Making

    DVS 5530

    Duration 1650 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To design and read a pattern or template
  • To prepare, machine and assemble wood and panels made from wood, in order to produce a piece of furniture or carved wood object
  • To finish, install and restore these products
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    Contemporary Cuisine

    AVS 5659

    Duration 525 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To use new-technology equipment
  • To recognize and use Quebec-grown food products
  • To make home-style delicatessen meats and original preparations based on regional products and products from abroad
  • To make and serve menus based on products in season (cuisine du marche ), regional cuisine and international cuisines
  • To make and serve pastries
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    Desktop Publishing(computer Graphics Techniques)

    DVS 5721

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To carry out tasks and activities inherent to preparing documents for print (computer graphic design)
  • To acquire knowledge in drawing, typography, layout and image processing for print, Internet and multimedia publishing
  • To develop the learning skills to integrate harmoniously into the workplace
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    Electrolysis

    AVS 5568

    Duration 450 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to plan and carry out various electrolysis techniques such as the blend method
  • To know the effects of the various techniques and the decisions to be made to perform electrolysis care safely and efficiently
  • To understand the relation between systemic pathologies, the functions of the skin and the physiological effects of electrical currents, as well as the underlylling scientific principles related to their safe and effective use
  • To develop the competencies related to psychology and professional ethics in the work place
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    Food and Beverage Services

    DVS 5793

    Duration 960 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to select, use and maintain dining room tools and equipment
  • To set up dining rooms and serve breakfast, dinner, and hot and cold buffets
  • To use appropriate service methods for meals and beverages
  • To provide formal and informal service
  • To make wine suggestions
  • To explain menus and dishes
  • To take and process orders
  • To follow billing and collection operations
  • To follow hygiene and sanitation rules
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    Furniture Finishing

    DVS 5642

    Duration 900 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To work up finishing systems
  • To finish new furniture
  • To touch up finishes
  • To refinish
  • To prepare special finishes
  • To restore furniture and manage one's own business
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    Hairdressing

    DVS 5745

    Duration 1455 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To apply colour measurement principles to creative colouring
  • To carry out stylized cuts
  • To carry out trade-related tasks as they re done in a high-ranking hairdressing salon, i.e. to shampoo, cut, style, highlight, perm and colour hair, and to trim or shave a beard or moustache
  • To make a sketch of a personalized hairstyle based on a person's face and silhouette
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    Hotel Reception

    DVS 5783

    Duration 735 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop in the students the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to perform the tasks of a bilingual hotel receptionist
  • To apply the rules and concepts specific to the trade
  • To communicate in the workplace
  • To integrate harmoniously into the work environment
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    Production Equipment Operation

    DVS 5810

    Duration 900 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To enable students to work as general machinists in industrial settings
  • To educate students to prepare raw materials, to read blueprints and to develop basic computational skills in mathematics
  • To teach students about qulity control as well as storage, handling and shipping of finished products
  • To improve skills for preventive maintenance of equipment
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    Industrial Drafting

    DVS 5725

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to perform, with speed and precision, using everyday drawing instruments and a computer-aided drafting workstation (CAD), drawings used in industrial applications such as mechanical manufacturing, assembly and illustration drawings; drawings, machine frames and diagramming techniques in the fields of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and for industrial interconnections
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    Machining Technics

    DVS 5723

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To use machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, drills
  • To interpret drawings, data sheets, diagrams
  • To plan the order of operations
  • To produce complex parts which can be used in motors, turbines, undercarriages, hydraulic systems, etc.
  • To use high-precision measurement instruments
  • To apply the total quality concept
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    Numerical Control Machine Tool Operatio

    DVS 5724

    Duration 885 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To enable students to carry out routine machining tasks such as sawing, drilling, filing, turning, milling and thread cutting on a lathe in accordance with specifications
  • To educate students on which tools to use and how to set them up for various jobs
  • To teach students how to use both basic and specialized equipment
  • To train machinists-in-training how to read engineering blueprints and how to use 3D software
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    Printing

    DVS 5746

    Duration 1350 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To plan and organise the work
  • To operate an offset press properly
  • To produce monochrome or polychrome prints, simultaneously or consecutively
  • To print text, screens and solids
  • To perform two-sided printing
  • To print envelopes
  • To perforate and number documents
  • To wash and maintain the press
  • To carry out minor repairs
  • To perform finishing work: numbering, cutting, trimming, folding, stapling, assembly, etc.
  • To perform printing work on silk-screen presses
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    Professional Cooking

    DVS 5811

    Duration 1350 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by the trade
  • To use cooking tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • To select appropriate cooking techniques
  • To prepare basic food items such as fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, game, fish and seafood
  • To make soups, basic dough, pastries, hors d'oeuves, and entremets and showpieces for cold buffets
  • To prepare and serve various menus such as breakfast, table d'hote, a la carte and buffets
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    Professional Sales

    DVS 5821

    Duration 900 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop in the students the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become qualified salespersons
  • To communicate effectively with customers and to give them advice
  • To acquire sales techniques
  • To market products and to integrate harmoniously into a retail business
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    Sales Representation

    AVS 5823

    Duration 450 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to become qualified sales representatives
  • To communicate effectively as sales representatives
  • To organize their business activities
  • To acquire the concepts and principles underlying sales representation
  • To integrate harmoniously into the work environment
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    Secretarial Studies Legal

    AVS 5726

    Duration 450 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To carry out correspondence of a legal nature
  • To communicate by telephone and understand legal language
  • With the aid of a second word-processing software, to format texts containing elements of civil procedure, procedures in corporate and administrative law, in criminal law and in notarial law, as well as usual notarized deeds
  • To keep a statement of outlays and receipts relative to each of the files
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    Starting a Business

    AVS 5764

    Duration 330 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To start up a business
  • To draw up a business plan
  • To apply business management concepts
  • To apply sales techniques
  • To negotiate financing for a firm
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    Secretarial Studies

    DVS 5712

    Duration 1485 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To use the basic and advanced functions of word-processing software
  • To use the basic functions of spreadsheet software
  • To master basic notions and rules of grammar and spelling used in management and business
  • To perform tasks related to customer reception
  • To perform bookkeeping tasks for a service company, using accounting software
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    Travel Sales

    DVS 5736

    Duration 1245 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to competently apply the sales techniques in order to sell lodging, transportation, insurance and package tours for tourists
  • To present major tourist attractions and travel services at every level, including the international level
  • To apply regulations governing the travel industry
  • To acquire the necessary skills in order to use computer equipment and software specifically designed for sales
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    Welding and Fitting

    DVS 5695

    Duration 1800 hours

    Program Objectives

  • To interpret plans, specifications and procedures
  • To prepare and weld steel, stainless steel and aluminium parts according to various procudures: SMAW,GTAW,GMAW,FCAW
  • To carry out, modify and repair assemblies, apply accupational health and safety rules and control the qulity of products made
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