The Adult Education and Vocational Training department offers the following programs. All Nunavik residents 16 years old or more are eligible to apply

Distance Education or classroom-based courses for adults wishing to complete their high school diploma.

Vocational Training programs such as accounting, auto-mechanics, carpentry, northern building maintenance, professional cooking, heavy equipment mechanic, secretarial studies, recreational leadership in Nunavik, Inuktitut translation and interpretation, Nunvavik arctic guide (AEC), welding (AEP), northern heavy equipment operator and more.

Customized training tailored to the needs of Nunavik organizations.

Pre-College program for high schools graduates wishing to perfect their second language skills in preparation for college or university studies.

At the regional level, the Adult Education and Vocational Training department actively maintains and develops partnerships with Nunavik organizations and employers to identifying emerging training needs.

The Department of Adult Education and Vocational Training currently operates 5 Adult Education Centres in the communities of Kuujjuaq, Puvirnituq, Salluit, Inukjuak, Kuujjuaraapik and offers a pre-college program in Kangiqsujuaq out of a dedicated education centre.

Adult education and vocational training department

  • General Education in Kuujjuaraapik, Inukjuak, Puvirnituq, Salluit, Kuujjuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq 
(evening courses), and Saint-Jérôme Detention Centre.
  • Distance Education for adult Nunavimmiut who can not attend school.
  • Customized Training for businesses and Nunavik organizations. These training sessions are offered throughout Nunavik.
  • Vocational Education at Nunavimmi Pigiursavik Centre, in Inukjuak and Kajusivik Centre, in Kuujjuaq.


If you have a question or if you would like to contact a member of the adult education and vocational training team, you can write to us and we will answer!

Or by Phone
1 (800) 361-2244 ext 355
1 (514) 482-8220 ext 355