About CECS

Dawson College offers a comprehensive range of continuing education programs and services designed to meet the diverse needs of learners in Montreal and beyond. Enhance your skills, pursue a new career path, or simply explore personal interests!

Types of Continuing Education

  • AEC (Attestation d’études collégiales)

    Intensive training programs aimed at preparing students for the workforc.

  • RAC (Recognition of Acquired Competencies)

    The process of having your training and professional experiences recognized to obtain an AEC.

  • Credit DEC

    CEGEP credit courses for DEC programs, Springboard to a DCS/DEC and University Pre-requisites. Offered evenings and Saturdays in the fall and winter and at various schedules in the summer.

  • International Development Office

    Educational exchanges and funding opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

  • CTD (Centre for Training & Development)

    Short term non-credit courses to acquire new professional or personal interest skills.

Language Centre

TEF, TEFAQ, TEF Canada, & TEF IRN Testing Center

Register for a TEF or a Professional French Diploma at our accredited test center. Partnered with CCI Paris Ile-de-France Education.

Choose your Goal

Embark on a New Path.

Looking to fast-track a career re-orientation? Learn about our AEC’s.

Upgrade Your Skills.

Do you need to upgrade or learn a new skill? Learn about our Non-Credit courses.

Stay on Track.

Interested in furthering your Education at the College level? Learn about our Credit DEC & Pre-university programs.

5$/hour Non-Credit Courses

Find out if you are eligible for our Service-Quebec subsidized courses.

Last Modified: July 1, 2024