Information on academic and career guidance (SARCA)

Are you over 16 years old and in one of the following situations?

  • I want to take stock of my current situation.
  • I need help in choosing a career.
  • I would like to change careers.
  • I want to improve my job conditions by taking a training program.
  • I would like to obtain a diploma.
  • I need information on training programs, trades, occupations and careers.
  • I want to find out if I am eligible for student financial aid.
  • I would like to have my academic record evaluated.
  • I want to see if my prior learning and experience can be recognized.
  • I am working but I would like to go back to school.
  • I am an immigrant or Canadian born and I want to learn French.
  • I had difficulties in school but I would like to continue my studies.
  • I would like to find out what services are offered in my community.
  • The Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) is asking me for an attestation so I can get or renew my competency certificates.

The school boards can answer your questions through their reception, referral, counselling and support (SARCA) services, provided free of charge to assist you in planning and achieving your career or training goals. For more information, please contact your school board’s SARCA services staff in an adult education or vocational training centre in your area.

School boards

Region

Name

Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Commission scolaire de l'Or-et-des-bois
Commission scolaire de Rouyn-Noranda
Commission scolaire du Lac-Abitibi
Commission scolaire du Lac-Témiscamingue
Commission scolaire Harricana

Bas-Saint-Laurent

Commission scolaire de Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup
Commission scolaire des Monts-et-Marées
Commission scolaire des Phares
Commission scolaire du Fleuve-et-des-Lacs

Capitale-Nationale

Central Québec School Board
Commission scolaire de Charlevoix
Commission scolaire de la Capitale
Commission scolaire de Portneuf
Commission scolaire des Découvreurs
Commission scolaire des Premières-Seigneuries

Centre-du-Québec

Commission scolaire de la Riveraine
Commission scolaire des Bois-Francs
Commission scolaire des Chênes

Chaudière-Appalaches

Commission scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin
Commission scolaire de la Côte-du-Sud
Commission scolaire des Appalaches
Commission scolaire des Navigateurs

Côte-Nord

Commission scolaire de l'Estuaire
Commission scolaire de la Moyenne-Côte-Nord
Commission scolaire du Fer
Commission scolaire du Littoral

Estrie

Commission scolaire de la Région-de-Sherbrooke
Commission scolaire des Hauts-Cantons
Commission scolaire des Sommets
Eastern Townships School Board

Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Commission scolaire des Chic-Chocs 
Commission scolaire des Îles
Eastern Shores School Board
Commission scolaire René-Lévesque

Lanaudière

Commission scolaire des Affluents
Commission scolaire des Samares

Laurentides

Commission scolaire de la Rivière-du-Nord
Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles
Commission scolaire des Laurentides
Commission scolaire Pierre-Neveu
Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier School Board

Laval

Commission scolaire de Laval

Mauricie

Commission scolaire de l'Énergie
Commission scolaire du Chemin-du-Roy

Montérégie

Commission scolaire de la Vallée-des-Tisserands
Commission scolaire de Saint-Hyacinthe
Commission scolaire de Sorel-Tracy
Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries
Commission scolaire des Hautes-Rivières
Commission scolaire des Patriotes
Commission scolaire des Trois-lacs
Commission scolaire du Val-des-Cerfs
Commission scolaire Marie-Victorin
New Frontiers School Board
Riverside School Board

Montréal

Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'île
Commission scolaire de Montréal
English-Montréal School Board
Commission scolaire de Kativik
Lester-B.-Pearson School Board
Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys

Nord-du-Québec

Cree School Board
Commission scolaire de la Baie-James

Outaouais

Commission scolaire au Coeur-des-Vallées
Commission scolaire des Draveurs
Commission scolaire des Hauts-Bois-de-l'Outaouais
Commission scolaire des Portages-de-l'Outaouais
Western Québec School Board

Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Commission scolaire de La Jonquière
Commission scolaire des Rives-du-Saguenay
Commission scolaire du Lac-Saint-Jean
Commission scolaire du Pays-des-Bleuets

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