If you come from outside Quebec

The measures for access to the Québec construction industry favour candidates with diplomas and are defined by regulations. To practise an occupation or a trade that is regulated by the Québec construction industry, whether as a worker, an employer or a designated representative, three minimum conditions must be met :

Relevant work experience acquired outside Quebec may be recognized in your apprenticeship. It could also allow you to access the provincial qualification examination directly to earn journeyman status. Click here to find out how to have work experience recognized.

Before you arrive in Québec

  • Contact the CCQ’s Customer Services for further information or to begin the process of obtaining a competency certificate.
Make sure you have all the documents needed concerning your work experience and training so that your application for a competency certificate can be studied.