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Continuing Education
Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers you many options for furthering your career, your knowledge, your interests and your training. There is something here for everyone; you just have to choose what is right for you.

At Dawson, you will benefit from:

  • a large selection of credit and non-credit courses and programs, covering a wide range of disciplines and fields
  • responsiveness to students' various academic or professional development needs 
  • a highly qualified teaching body
  • an enriching multicultural environment
  • a convenient downtown location with direct access to Atwater Metro and several bus lines

What is Continuing Education at Dawson College?
Continuing Education takes many forms. Read on to see what fits your interests and goals best.

Credit courses

 

DEC Pre-U Programs Programs leading to a diploma of college studies

Springboard to DCS program The Springboard to a DCS (D.E.C.) program is designed for students who want to take CEGEP credit courses in order to

  • explore CEGEP studies
  • complete prerequisites required for admission to a CEGEP program
  • upgrade their academic record to improve chances of admission or readmission to a CEGEP program
  • upgrade language skills
  • complete a CEGEP program.

University Prerequisites Students who wish to complete courses specifically required by a university for admission to a program must register in program 08040.  Students registered in this program can be either part-time or full-time.

Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) AEC programs are designed to provide adult learners with the training they need for today's job market. AEC programs are shorter than DEC (Diplôme d'études collégiales) programs, putting graduates in the workforce sooner.

Independent Studies This is for students not admissible to Springboard to DCS (D.E.C.) or University Pre-requisites.

Career Advancement Courses (CAC) This is for professionals who wish to upgrade their skills, discover new ones, or explore new directions.

Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) RAC is for adults who have a significant experience in a specific field and wish to have this experience officially recognized.

Non-credit courses

Centre for Training & Development (CTD) This is for individual adult learners who seek professional development and personal enrichment opportunities.

Contact us

Continuing Education Office
4001 de Maisonneuve West
Montreal, Quebec H3Z 3G4
Office: 2H.1
Phone: (514) 933-3771



Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Centre for Training & Development
4001 de Maisonneuve West
Montreal, Quebec H3Z 3G4
Office: 2G.1
Phone: (514) 933-0047 or (514) 933-5307
Fax: (514) 937-3832
Email: ctd@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Office Hours:
 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm




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