Start a new career with vocational training.

Education is a life-long process. With this in mind, the EMSB offers a variety of vocational programs to prepare our students for an exciting career in almost every sector of the workforce. Our vocational centres are conveniently located across the city.

Visit the AEVS Website


Adult Education & Vocational Services

Adult Education and Vocational Services or AEVS is responsible for all adult and vocational education, Offering academic programs for students looking to complete secondary school, CEGEP pre-requisites or vocational training intended to lead directly into the workforce.

Visit the AEVS Website

Vocational Centres

The English Montreal School Board offers a wide array of program options to through its 6 vocational centres located across the city of Montreal.

Vocational Centres

Recognition of Acquired Competencies

The Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) is a process used to identify, document, assess and officially recognize your skills and competencies and determines any missing education or training components you need, thereby accelerating or giving you direct access to a diploma.

More Information


Our programs lead to careers in administration and accounting, skilled trades and labour, travel, hospitality and food services, assistance in healthcare and pharmacy, entrepreneurship and sales, print and media, aviation, beauty and cosmetics.

Vocational Programs


There are several steps to complete before an adult can be accepted for international studies.  This process may take time to complete, please start early to ensure you are accepted in time for the beginning of your chosen course.

Admission Process for Adults AEVS International Studies Webpage

How do I register for school?

Registration and course selection for vocational programs are done directly at the vocational training centre. For more information on guidelines and pre-requisites please see below.

Registration Guidelines

Dine at Pius

The Pius Culinary Program offers a unique dining experience prepared by our culinary students and chef instructors for a very affordable price. Enjoy our weekly menu service of delectable breakfasts, meals and desserts in our dining room.

Book now, by calling (514) 334-9555 or check out our menu on our website.

Pius Dining Room

Beauty Services at Laurier Macdonald Career Centre

The Laurier Macdonald offers a unique Beauty service to individuals by our students and instructors for a very affordable price. Enjoy our service of Haircut & Hairstyling, Hair coloring, Manicure & pedicure, Facial Treatment, Electrolysis, and Waxing for an affordable price.

Book now, by calling (514) 374-4278 or check out our pricelist on our website.

Laurier Macdonald Beauty Services
Latest News
All News
Jul 17, 2024
The Council of Commissioners of the English Montreal School...
Read More
Jul 01, 2024
Students of the English Montreal School Board’s (EMSB)...
Read More