WAGAR ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE

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A CENTRE FOR THE COMMUNITY

Wagar Adult Education Centre brings the community together. We Work with students from over 49 different countries, with all levels of education and life experience. The centre offers both full time and part time French and English courses. Our teachers also go out into the community to teach, making education more accessible for everyone.

Registration for the General Education courses offered at Wagar takes place several times a year and takes place at the school. Upon registration you will be tested and put into the appropriate level.


French Classes

We offer day & evening French Classes at the beginner and intermediate levels.

English Classes

We offer full time (day) and part time (evening) classes at all levels of the Common Core Basic Education Program.

Community Classes

If you prefer to attend an english class closer to your home, Wagar teaches english in community centres as part of our outside the centre Common Core Basic Education Program.

Special Needs Program

Wagar Adult Centre is home to approximately 250 part-time and full-time special needs adults who follow the MELS Social Integration Services Program.

COURSES CURRENTLY OFFERED

English Literacy - Pre-Secondary

Monday to Friday:
8:40am - 12:40 am (20 hours/week)

Monday to Wednesday:
5:30pm - 9:00 pm (10½ hours/week)

French Second Language – Daytime

Beginner: Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (10 hours/week)
Intermediate: Monday to Friday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (10 hours/week)

French Second Language – Evening:

Beginner: Monday to Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 ½ hours /week)
Intermediate: Monday to Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 ½ hours/week)

Community Classes:

Dependent on the location.
Please see our Community Classes Page for more information

Fall Session 2018

DAY COURSES From August 27, 2018 to January 4, 2019

EVENING COURSES From September 4, 2018 to January 23, 2019

Winter Session 2019

DAY COURSES From January 28, 2019 to June 28, 2019

EVENING COURSES From January 28, 2019 to May 29, 2019

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
FOR ALL COURSES

A VALID Quebec Medicare Card (date not expired).
A foreign passport valid or expired (if born outside of Canada)
A foreign birth certificate, if available

BORN OUTSIDE CANADA


Canadian Citizenship Card,
or
Permanent Resident Card,
or
Confirmation of Permanent Residency (IMM5292/5688)
ONLY FOR THOSE NEWLY ARRIVED TO CANADA,
or
Record of Landing (IMM1000),
or
Quebec Selection Certificate Code R8
Note that if studying for more than 6 months a Federal Study Permit is also required
or
Work Permit (IMM1442) must be valid for a minimum of 6 months
(Quebec employer’s name and address must be indicated on the work permit)
Please note that a work permit holder may only take French courses
or
Spouse of a work permit holder may be eligible for French or English courses if they provide the following documents:
Their own Federal Immigration document, their spouses eligible work permit, marriage certificate, a valid Quebec medicare card, and a foreign passport. Please Note that if studying for more than 6 months, must provide a valid CAQ and a valid Federal permit.

BORN IN CANADA


Provincial Birth Certificate (LONG FORMAT) with parents' names indicated on certificate.

Our Mission

The vision and philosophy of any educational institution stems forth from the duality of its role:

To foster the pursuit of knowledge
To facilitate the achievement of the student’s personal goals by providing a positive learning environment

Student success is the driving force which shapes and defines the character of Wagar Adult Centre. The administration, staff and students are committed to creating a rich and mutually comfortable environment in which we are all engaged in promoting teaching and learning to the highest possible standard. To this end we are committed to fostering:

A cooperative working environment
A sense of duty and responsibility
An attitude of equality, respect and support
Courtesy, proper behaviour and personal grooming


Fall 2018 Session
Day Courses
8:40 to 12:40 Monday to Friday
 
from August 27, 2018 to January 24, 2019
(94 days / 376 teaching hours)
Evening Courses
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
 
from September 4, 2018 to January 23, 2019
(55 days / 192.5 teaching hours)


Regular Registration
Tuesday August 14, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 15, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday August 20, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday August 21, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 29, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday August 30, 2018
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Additional Registration
September Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
September Tuesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September Wednesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September Thursdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September Fridays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
October Mondays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
October Tuesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
October Wednesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
October Thursdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
October Fridays
 
NO REGISTRATION
Evening registrations will be done at 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (call first)
 
November 1, 2018 End of registration and end of transfers
(day to night or night to day).


Winter 2019 Session
Day Courses
8:40 to 12:40 Monday to Friday
 
from January 28, 2018 to June 28, 2019
(948 days / 392 teaching hours)
Evening Courses
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
 
from January 28, 2018 to January 23, 2019
(49 days / 171.5 teaching hours)


Regular Registration
Tuesday December 18, 2019
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday January 15, 2019
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 16, 2019
 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Additional Registration
Until end of February Mondays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Until end of February Tuesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Until end of February Wednesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Until end of February Thursdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Until end of February Fridays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March Mondays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
March Tuesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March Wednesdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March Thursdays
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March Fridays
 
NO REGISTRATION
Evening registrations will be done at 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (call first)
 
March 22, 2019 End of registration and end of transfers
(day to night or night to day).

*PLEASE NOTE: if you have a Quebec high school or professional diploma or high school credits,
you may not be permitted to register for the Basic English courses

Documents Required for All Courses
  • A VALID Quebec Medicare Card (date not expired)
  • A foreign passport valid or expired (if born outside of Canada)
  • A foreign birth certificate, if available

AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:


Born outside Canada
  • Canadian Citizenship Card, or
  • Permanent Resident Card, or
  • ONLY FOR THOSE NEWLY ARRIVED TO CANADA - Confirmation of Permanent Residency (IMM5292/5688), or
  • Record of Landing (IMM1000), or
  • Quebec Selection Certificate Code R8 and if studying for more than 6 months; a Federal Study Permit is also required
  • Work Permit (IMM1442) must be valid for a minimum of 6 months
    (Quebec employer’s name and address must be indicated on the work permit)
    Please note that a work permit holder may only take French courses
  • Spouse of a work permit holder may be eligible for French or English courses if they provide the following documents:
    Their own Federal Immigration document, their spouses eligible work permit, marriage certificate, a valid Quebec medicare card, and a foreign passport.
    If studying for more than 6 months, must provide a valid CAQ and a valid Federal permit.

  • Born in Canada
    • Provincial Birth Certificate (LONG FORMAT) with parents' names indicated on certificate.
Full-Time Students Part-Time Students
English Literacy – Pre-Secondary:
Monday to Friday: 8:40am to 12:40pm (20 hours/week
English Literacy – Pre-Secondary:
Monday to Wednesday: 5:30pm - 9:00 pm (10½ hours/week)
French Second Language – Daytime:
Beginner: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (10 hours/week)
Intermediate: Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (10 hours/week)
French Second Language – Evening:
Beginner: Monday to Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 ½ hours /week)
Intermediate: Monday to Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 ½ hours/week)

$100.00 Basic English Literacy Courses ($40.00 activity fee included)
$85.00 French Second Language Courses ($40.00 activity fee included)

All fees are payable in full at registration cash or interac only (NO CHEQUES OR CREDIT CARDS!)

NO REFUND of $40.00 activity fee.
REFUNDS for course materials are only provided within 2 weeks of registration original receipt required.

Wagar Adult Education Centre reserves the right to cancel a course or to modify the starting date(s).

WAGAR F.A.Q.


You must bring your Permanent Resident Card, your passport and a valid (not expired) Quebec Medicare Card.



If you are a Canadian Citizen you must bring your Canadian Citizenship card and a valid Medicare Card.



Morning classes start at 8:40am and finish at 12:40pm.



When you come to register you will be tested by a teacher and placed in the appropriated level.



The morning classes are from Monday to Friday



We have classes in the evening from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday



From the Plamondon metro take bus 161 west. Get off at Kildare and Parkhaven in Cote St. Luc
Directions



Unfortunately you will not be able to register, make sure that you have all your documents before you come to register.
See what documents you need!



Yes, every student that registers at Wagar for English or French must buy the book corresponding to that particular level.



No, you have to pay the entire amount the day you register.



No, we only accept cash or debit (bank card).



Usually there is no problem, but you will have to speak to administration to get permission.



Yes you can, but your English level of speaking and writing must be at least at a pre-secondary level.



You will receive a mark from the Quebec Ministry of Education certifying your studies.



You will need to practice speaking English with other people outside of school, this will help your listening and speaking skills. This will depend on the time effort and practice you are able to give to your studies.



Wagar does not have academic courses, you have to call one of the other adult education centres.



Please try to advise your teacher of all absences.



Your child can register but she must be 16 years old before July 1st of the current year. And the parent must also sign for him/her.



Courses could be given depending on the number or requests.



Wagar has free parking, a bus direct to and from Villa Maria for evening students, field trips, guest speakers, holiday celebrations and more.