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Recognition of prior learning and competencies

Recognition of prior learning and competencies offers the possibility of having one’s experience and skills recognized officially by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) in order to obtain a diploma more quickly. Recognition of prior learning and competencies may enable holders of a competency certificate-apprentice to :

These services are of particular interest to those who have already completed part of the study program for a trade or who have acquired a number of skills on the job market. Each region of Québec offers services for recognition of acquired knowledge and skills. For more information on this subject, consult the Reconnaissance des acquis et des compétences (RAC) pages on the Web site of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES).