Quebec Areas of Training (Fields of Study)

* - To better compare your foreign educational credentials to the Quebec education system, please refer to the following chart
- DVS = Diploma of Vocational Studies
- DCS = Vocational or technical education programs with a three-year duration leading to a diploma of college studies

This chart outlines the areas of training accepted under Group 1 and Group 2 of the Quebec selection grid. Please note that to receive these points the degree must be obtained within the five years prior to applying for Quebec immigration. If this is not the case, the applicant must have worked for at least one year of the most previous five years in a field directly related to the degree obtained.

More information on the Quebec Skilled Worker program may be viewed here.

 

Group 1: If your degree is from outside Quebec

 

Area of training Degree level *
16 Points
Nursing Bachelors, 3 years/DCS
Aircraft Construction Techniques DCS
Machining Techniques DVS
Retail Butchery DVS
12 Points
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Civil, Construction and Transportation Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Computer Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Building Systems Technology DCS
Civil Engineering Technology DCS
Diagnostic Radiology Technology DCS
Food Processing and Quality Technology DCS
Insurance and Financial Advisory Services DCS
Nuclear Medicine Technology DCS
Radiation Oncology Technology DCS

Group 1: If your degree is from Quebec

Area of training Degree level *
16 points
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Chiropractic Doctorate, 5 years
Civil, Construction and Transportation Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Computer Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Dentistry Doctorate, 5 years
Medicine Doctorate, 5 years
Nursing Bachelors, 3 years/DCS
Occupational Therapy Master's Degree
Optometry Doctorate, 5 years
Other Health Professions Doctorate, 5 years
Perinatal Medicine Bachelors, 4 years
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Bachelors, 4 years
Physiotherapy Master's Degree
Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Master's Degree
Medicine and Experimental Surgery Master's Degree
Aircraft Construction Techniques DCS
Biomedical Laboratory Technology DCS
Building Systems Technology DCS
Civil Engineering Technology DCS
Dental Hygiene Techniques DCS
Diagnostic Radiology Technology DCS
Food Processing and Quality Technology DCS
Insurance and Financial Advisory Services DCS
Nuclear Medicine Technology DCS
Radiation Oncology Technology DCS
Respiratory Therapy Techniques DCS
Computer Support DVS
Construction Machine Mechanics DVS
Machining Techniques DVS
Pharmacy Technical Assistant DVS
Retail Butchery DVS
Stationary Machine Mechanics DVS
Use of Composite Materials DVS
Welding and Fitting DVS

12 points
Accounting and Accounting Science
Bachelors, 3 years
Actuarial Science
Bachelors, 3 years
Agricultural and Rural Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Banking and Financial Operations Bachelors, 3 years
Biochemistry Bachelors, 3 years
Biological and Biomedical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Business Administration Bachelors, 3 years
Business Management and Administration Bachelors, 3 years
Chemical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Chemistry Bachelors, 3 years
Computer Science Bachelors, 3 years
Demography Master's Degree
Dietetics and Nutrition Bachelors, 3.5 years
Earth Sciences Bachelors, 3 years
Food Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Food Sciences and Technology Bachelors, 4 years
Geodesy (Surveying) Bachelors, 4 years
Geology or Mineralogy Bachelors, 3 years
Graphic Arts (Graphic Communications) Bachelors, 3 years
Human Resources Management Bachelors, 3 years
Industrial and Administrative Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Industrial Relations Bachelors, 3 years
Information Management Bachelors, 3 years
International Business Bachelors, 3 years
Library Science and Records Management Master's Degree
Marketing and Purchasing Bachelors, 3 years
Mathematics Bachelors, 3 years
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Microbiology Bachelors, 3 years
Mining Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Operational Research Bachelors, 3 years
Probability and Statistics Bachelors, 3 years
Production Management Bachelors, 3 years
Psychology Doctorate
Social Work Bachelors, 3 years
Translation Bachelors, 3 years
Veterinary Medicine Doctorate, 5 years
Psychoeducation Master's Degree
Applied Mathematics Master's Degree
3D Animation and Image Synthesis Techniques DCS
Accounting and Management Techniques DCS
Animal Health Techniques DCS
Architectural Technology DCS
Avionics DCS
Building Appraisal and Assessment Technology DCS
Building Systems Technology ACS
Business Management DCS
Chemical Engineering Techniques DCS
Chemical Process Techniques DCS
Civil Engineering Technology ACS
Composite Material Processing Techniques DCS
Computer Science Techniques DCS
Dental Prosthesis Techniques DCS
Denturology Techniques DCS
Documentation Techniques DCS
Early Childhood Education Techniques DCS
Environmental Occupational Health and Safety DCS, 3 years
Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques DCS
Geomatics Technology DCS
Industrial Engineering Technology DCS
Insurance and Financial Advisory Services ACS
Laboratory Techniques DCS
Legal Techniques DCS
Mechanical Engineering Techniques DCS
Medical Records DCS
Metallurgical Engineering Technology DCS
Mineral Technology DCS
Multimedia Integration Techniques DCS
Office System Techniques DCS
Orthotic and Orthopedic Prosthesis Techniques DCS
Pharmaceutical Production Technology DCS
Physical Rehabilitation Techniques DCS
Plastics Transformation Techniques DCS
Police Techniques DCS
Restaurant Management DCS
Social Work Techniques DCS
Special Care Counselling Techniques DCS
Aircraft piloting techniques DEC
Thanatology Techniques DCS
Visual Orthosis Techniques DCS
Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention Techniques DCS
Accounting DVS
Agricultural Mechanics DVS
Aircraft Mechanical Assembly DVS
Aircraft Structural Assembly DVS
Automated Systems Electromechanics DVS
Automobile Mechanics DVS
Automotive Body Repair and Repainting DVS
Cabinetmaking DVS
Cable and Circuit Assembly DVS
Insulation DVS
Carpentry and Woodworking DVS
Commercial and Residential Painting DVS
Concrete Preparation and Finishing DVS
Decorative Upholstering DVS
Dental Assistance DVS
Elevator Mechanics DVS
Fire Protection Mechanics DVS
Flexible Pavement Installation DVS
Flight Dispatch DVS
Food and Beverage Services DVS
Health, Assistance, and Nursing DVS
Heavy Road Equipment Mechanics DVS
Home Care DVS
Home Electrical Appliance Repair DVS
Industrial Construction and Maintenance Mechanics DVS
Industrial Drafting DVS
Industrial Upholstering DVS
Installation and Maintenance of Security Systems DVS
Installation and Repair of Telecommunications Equipment DVS
Installation of Electrical Transmission Lines DVS
Masonry: Bricklaying DVS
Metal Structure and Metalworking Manufacturing DVS
Moulding Machine Set-up and Operation DVS
Northern Heavy Equipment Operations DVS
Ore Extraction DVS
Pastry Making DVS
Plumbing and Heating DVS
Precision Sheet Metal Work DVS
Professional Cooking DVS
Refrigeration DVS
Residential and Commercial Drafting DVS
Sheet Metal Work DVS
Structural and Architectural Assembly DVS
Surveying and Topography DVS
Water Treatment DVS
* - To better compare your foreign educational credentials to the Quebec education system, please refer to the following chart
- DVS = Diploma of Vocational Studies
- DCS = Vocational or technical education programs with a three-year duration leading to a diploma of college studies

Group 2: If your degree is from outside Quebec

 

Area of training Degree level *
6 Points
Accounting and Accounting Science
Bachelors, 3 years
Actuarial Science Bachelors, 3 years
Agricultural and Rural Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Banking and Financial Operations Bachelors, 3 years
Biochemistry Bachelors, 3 years
Biological and Biomedical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Business Administration Bachelors, 3 years
Business Management and Administration Bachelors, 3 years
Chemical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Chemistry Bachelors, 3 years
Computer Science Bachelors, 3 years
Demography Master's Degree
Dietetics and Nutrition Bachelors, 3.5 years
Earth Sciences Bachelors, 3 years
Food Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Food Sciences and Technology Bachelors, 4 years
Geodesy (Surveying) Bachelors, 4 years
Geology or Mineralogy Bachelors, 3 years
Graphic Arts (Graphic Communications) Bachelors, 3 years
Human Resources Management Bachelors, 3 years
Industrial and Administrative Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Industrial Relations Bachelors, 3 years
Information Management Bachelors, 3 years
International Business Bachelors, 3 years
Library Science and Records Management Master's Degree
Marketing and Purchasing Bachelors, 3 years
Mathematics Bachelors, 3 years
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Microbiology Bachelors, 3 years
Mining Engineering Bachelors, 4 years
Operational Research Bachelors, 3 years
Probability and Statistics Bachelors, 3 years
Production Management Bachelors, 3 years
Psychology Doctorate
Social Work Bachelors, 3 years
Translation Bachelors, 3 years
Psychoeducation Master's Degree
Applied Mathematics Master's Degree
3D Animation and Image Synthesis Techniques DCS
Accounting and Management Techniques DCS
Animal Health Techniques DCS
Architectural Technology DCS
Avionics DCS
Biomedical Laboratory Technology DCS
Building Appraisal and Assessment Technology DCS
Building Systems Technology ACS
Business Management DCS
Chemical Engineering Techniques DCS
Chemical Process Techniques DCS
Civil Engineering Technology ACS
Composite Material Processing Techniques DCS
Computer Science Techniques DCS
Dental Hygiene Techniques DCS
Documentation Techniques DCS
Early Childhood Education Techniques DCS
Environmental Occupational Health and Safety DCS, 3 years
Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques DCS
Geomatics Technology DCS
Industrial Engineering Technology DCS
Insurance and Financial Advisory Services ACS
Laboratory Techniques DCS
Mechanical Engineering Techniques DCS
Medical Records DCS
Metallurgical Engineering Technology DCS
Mineral Technology DCS
Multimedia Integration Techniques DCS
Office System Techniques DCS
Orthotic and Orthopedic Prosthesis Techniques DCS
Pharmaceutical Production Technology DCS
Physical Rehabilitation Techniques DCS
Plastics Transformation Techniques DCS
Respiratory Therapy Techniques DCS
Restaurant Management DCS
Social Work Techniques DCS
Special Care Counselling Techniques DCS
Aircraft piloting techniques DEC
Thanatology Techniques DCS
Visual Orthosis Techniques DCS
Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention Techniques DCS
Accounting DVS
Agricultural Mechanics DVS
Aircraft Mechanical Assembly DVS
Aircraft Structural Assembly DVS
Automated Systems Electromechanics DVS
Automobile Mechanics DVS
Automotive Body Repair and Repainting DVS
Cabinetmaking DVS
Cable and Circuit Assembly DVS
Insulation DVS
Carpentry and Woodworking DVS
Commercial and Residential Painting DVS
Concrete Preparation and Finishing DVS
Construction Machine Mechanics DVS
Construction Machine Operation DVS
Decorative Upholstering DVS
Dental Assistance DVS
Elevator Mechanics DVS
Fire Protection Mechanics DVS
Flexible Pavement Installation DVS
Food and Beverage Services DVS
Health, Assistance, and Nursing DVS
Heavy Road Equipment Mechanics DVS
Home Care DVS
Home Electrical Appliance Repair DVS
Industrial Construction and Maintenance Mechanics DVS
Industrial Drafting DVS
Industrial Upholstering DVS
Installation and Maintenance of Security Systems DVS
Installation and Repair of Telecommunications Equipment DVS
Installation of Electrical Transmission Lines DVS
Masonry: Bricklaying DVS
Metal Structure and Metalworking Manufacturing DVS
Moulding Machine Set-up and Operation DVS
Northern Heavy Equipment Operations DVS
Ore Extraction DVS
Pastry Making DVS
Plumbing and Heating DVS
Precision Sheet Metal Work DVS
Professional Cooking DVS
Refrigeration DVS
Residential and Commercial Drafting DVS
Sheet Metal Work DVS
Structural and Architectural Assembly DVS
Surveying and Topography DVS
Water Treatment DVS

 

Group 2: If your degree is from Quebec

Area of training Degree level *
6 Points
Adult Education and Continuing Education
Master's Degree
Agriculture
Bachelors, 4 years
Agri-forest Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Biological Sciences
Bachelors, 3 years
Biophysics
Bachelors, 3 years
College Level Teacher Training
Master's Degree
Community Health and Epidemiology
Master's Degree
Didactics (The Art of Teaching)
Master's Degree
Economics
Bachelors, 3 years
Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Environment (Environmental Quality and Pollution)
Bachelors, 3 years
Environmental Design
Bachelors, 3 years
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Exercise Sciences
Bachelors, 3 years
Forest Engineering, Forestry and Wood Science (Silviculture)
Bachelors, 4 years
Geological Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Industrial Design
Bachelors, 4 years
Law
Bachelors, 3 years
Natural Resources
Bachelors, 3 years
Physical Science
Bachelors, 3 years
Phytotechnics
Bachelors, 3 years
Preschool Teacher Training
Bachelors, 3 years
Public Administration
Bachelors, 3 years
Pulp and Paper Engineering
Bachelors, 4 years
Recreology
Bachelors, 3 years
Social or Community Leadership
Bachelors, 3 years
Specialist Primary and Secondary School Teacher Training
Bachelors, 4 years
Teaching at the Preschool and Elementary Levels
Bachelors, 4 years
Teaching at the Secondary Level
Bachelors, 4 years
Teaching in Vocational (Secondary) and Technical (College) Education
Bachelors, 3 years
Training of Special Education Teachers (Remedial Education)
Bachelors, 4 years
Urban Planning
Bachelors, 3 years
Urban Studies
Bachelors, 3 years
Pedology and Soil Management and Conservation
Master's Degree
Architecture
Master's Degree
Urban and Land Management Architecture
Master's Degree
Zootechnics
Master's Degree
Basic and Applied Health Sciences
Master's Degree
School Administration
Master's Degree
Health Services Management
Master's Degree
Rural and Agricultural Economics
Master's Degree
Energy
Master's Degree
Genetics
Master's Degree
Hydrology, Water Sciences
Master's Degree
Oceanography
Master's Degree
3D Animation and Image Synthesis Techniques
ACS
Accounting and Management Techniques
ACS
Adventure Tourism
ACS
Agromechanical Engineering Technology
DCS
Aircraft Maintenance Techniques
DCS
Animal Production Technology
DCS
Building Appraisal and Assessment Technology
ACS
Business Management
ACS
Chemical Process Techniques
ACS
Computer Science and Digital Systems Technology
DCS
Computer Science Techniques
ACS
Dietetic Techniques
DCS
Early Childhood Education Techniques
ACS
Electronics Technology
DCS
Environmental and Wildlife Management
DCS
Environmental Occupational Health and Safety
ACS
Environmental Techniques
DCS
Fashion Marketing
DCS
Fire Safety
DCS
Geomatics Technology
ACS
Graphics
DCS
Hearing Aids
DCS
Horticultural Production and Environmental Technology
DCS
Hotel Management Techniques
DCS
Industrial Design Techniques
DCS
Industrial Electronics Technology
DCS
Industrial Engineering Technology
ACS
Industrial Maintenance Technology
DCS
Legal Techniques
ACS
Marine Mechanical Engineering Techniques
DCS
Mechanical Engineering Techniques
ACS
Medical Electrophysiology Techniques
DCS
Metallurgical Engineering Technology
ACS
Mineral Processing
ACS
Multimedia Integration Techniques
ACS
Naval Architecture Technology
DCS
Navigation
DCS
Office System Techniques
ACS
Physics Technology
DCS
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care
DCS
Restaurant Management
ACS
Social Work Techniques
ACS
Special Care Counselling Techniques
ACS
Tourism Techniques
DCS
Transportation Logistics Techniques
DCS
Urban Planning Techniques
DCS
Water Purification
DCS
Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention Techniques
ACS
Business Equipment Technical Service
DVS
Desktop Publishing
DVS
Drilling and Dynamiting
DVS
Drywall System Installation
DVS
Electronic Audio/Video Equipment Repair
DVS
Fire Safety Techniques
DVS
General Building Maintenance
DVS
Glass Products Assembly and Installation
DVS
Installation of Roof Coverings
DVS
Mineral and Metal Processing Machine Operations
DVS
Moulding
DVS
Natural Gas Appliances Repair
DVS
Northern Building Maintenance
DVS
Pastry Making
DVS
Plastering
DVS
Sale of Mechanical Parts and Accessories
DVS
 

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