AEC PROGRAMS (Attestation d’études collégiales)
For students who wish to enroll in a program in order to acquire or upgrade technical or professional skills for the job market, career advancement or career change.
Applicants are eligible to register in an AEC program under the following condition:
• Have a Québec Secondary School Diploma ( DES ) or deemed equivalent by the College.
The College may also admit a person who has received education combined with training and experience which it deems sufficient in order to successfully complete the AEC program of studies and meets 1 of the following conditions according to article 4 of the RREC:
• Have interrupted full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive semesters or 1 school year ;
• Be covered by an agreement between the College and an employer or who benefits from a government program of studies;
• Have interrupted full-time studies during at least 1 semester and pursued full-time post-secondary studies during at least 1 additional semester; OR
• Have Québec Secondary School Vocational Diploma (DEP).
Applicants must also meet the College requirements specific to the AEC program or their choice.
Please note: Students who do not meet the admission requirements to an AEC program OR do not want to register in a program, may select à la carte courses. Please see 080.CA – Career Development courses.
LEA.BJ – Cisco Networking – Fall 2020
LCA.84 – Finance
LCA.6A – Damage Insurance
Students who do not meet the admission requirements to an AEC program OR do not want to register in a program, may select à la carte courses. Please see 080.CA – Career Development courses.
To teach Students to design, build and maintain computer networks. Upon successful completion of the four courses, students are eligible to write the Cisco Certified Associate (CCNA) examination.
Specific Program Requirements:
No specific prerequisite is required for admission to this program however students should have a good knowledge of computer fundamentals.
NOTE: This program will be offered in Fall 2020
To give students a sound introduction to business administration and financial accountings, in preparation for work and/or advancement in the field of finance.
Students must complete Accounting I (410-104) before enrolling in other accounting courses and should complete Introduction to Business (410-A03) before enrolling in other business courses.
Specific Program Requirements:
No specific prerequisite is required for admission to this program.
Winter 2020 courses:
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-A03-AB-80
This course introduces the economic system within which business operates and then explores the four functional areas of business such as Finance, Marketing, Personnel and Production. By discussing the vocabulary and practices of each of the segments, students derive an understanding of how the areas function independently and together, as well as the social and economic environments which affect them.
Thursday: 18:00 – 21:00
Jan. 29 – May 14
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-A13-AB-80
This introductory marketing course provides a general but sound understanding of the principles of marketing, conventional marketing terms and definitions, and the marketing manager’s job. Students develop, within a Canadian context, an appreciation of the marketing environment and its relationship to marketing problems and decisions. Consumer behaviour and the “marketing mix” (product, price, promotion, distribution) are the basis for the principles under discussion.
Tuesday: 18:00 – 21:00
Jan. 28 – May 12
45 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-A23-AB-80
This course gives students an understanding of the legal environment of business. Students become familiar with the legal structures in our society and the function of law in the business community. Specific areas include the structure of the court system, court proceedings in a civil action, elements of contract law, the legal forms of business and property ownership, Constitution Act, 1982, Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, and court cases. The Civil Code of Quebec and the importance of law in the business world are also studied.
Wednesday: 18:30 – 21:30
Jan. 29 – May 13
60 hours, 2.66 credits | 410-A04-AB-80
This introductory course in Accounting outlines the record-keeping and data accumulation aspects of accounting in order to provide the student with a sound knowledge of fundamental accounting techniques. After an introduction to double-entry bookkeeping principles, this course covers recording transactions, adjusting entries, worksheets, preparation of financial statements, use of special journals, as well as topics relating specifically to the accounting treatment of cash, accounts receivable, inventories and fixed assets.
Tuesday: 18:30 – 22:30
Jan.28 – May 12
410-B34-AB-80 | 60 hours, 2.66 credits
(Prerequisite: Accounting I, 410-104-AB)
This course builds on the material covered in the course Accounting I. Students learn the relevance and application of accounting principles: how to update accounts when working with inventory, capital assets and long-term liabilities; how to modify the accounts when dealing with partnerships and corporations; how to produce a cash-flow statement.
Wednesday: 18:30 – 22:30
Jan. 29 – May 13
60 hours, 2.66 credits | 410-304-AB-80
(Prerequisite: Accounting I, 410-104)
Students learn how to convert manual accounting records into computerized information with SAGE Accounting® for Windows software. After introducing computerized accounting principles, hands-on exercises include: preparing a chart of accounts; business transactions (including GST), paying suppliers, and depositing customers’ cheques. Students generate financial statements and develop an understanding of the importance of internal control and audit trails.
Monday : 18:30 – 22:30
Jan. 27 – May 19 (make-up class on Tuesday, May19)
In order to help individuals prepare for the AMF ( Autorité des marchés financiers) exams , and who wish to complete a certificate either in Personal-Lines Insurance or Commercial-Lines Insurance, the following courses are offered in Winter 2020.
*This is a preparatory course for the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) exams.
Winter 2020 Courses
60 hours, 2.00 credits | 410-F60-AB-80
(Prerequisite: Personal Property 410-F55 and Motor Vehicle 410-F57)
This course focuses on risk analysis in personal-lines damage insurance (home and automobile insurance). It enables students to put into practice computer science, client approach, and communication skills, and to develop underwriting and pricing concepts, thus enabling them to develop their ability to analyze and assess risk and use their judgment through exposure to as many concrete situations as possible. The students simulate the tasks related to the job functions of a personal-lines damage insurance broker or agent in a multitasking environment similar to the real workplace environment.
Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30-22:00
March 31 – May 26
60 hours, 1.67 credits | 410-F58-AB-80
(Prerequisite: Computerized Environment 412-F15, Personal Property 410-F55 and Motor Vehicle 410-F57)
The course lays the foundation for communication and sales as performed by personal-lines agents and brokers, in a competitive context of selling intangible products and rapid transmission of oral and written information. The concepts learned in this course allow you to apply communication techniques and sales by phone or in person, tailored to each client and style in order to make a proposal in personal lines damage insurance. The student will also learn techniques in customer loyalty.
Tuesday & Thursday: 18:30-22:00
May 28 – July 23
75 hours, 3.00 credits | 410-F64-AB-80
(Prerequisite: Concepts of Law 410-F53, Personal Property 410-F55 and Motor Vehicle 410-F57)
By the end of this course, students will be able to assess their ability to meet the requirements of the various job functions and ensure their employability in the field of damage insurance.
This course is an integrative course in the program. It particularly aims to promote the professional integration of students by enabling them, among others, to equip themselves with the means to manage their career. This course will also enable students to test their skills to meet the requirements of the AMF regulatory body in sitting for the exams required to obtain the certificate of a representative.
Apr. 22 – July 18
To register for any of the above courses, go to How to Register