Subventions pour Formations

Quebec’s Employment integration of foreign-trained individuals referred by a Professional Association (IPOP – Intégration en emploi de personnes formées à l’étranger référées par un ordre professionnel )



Available Subsidies

The cost of short-term refresher training (up to 80 hours) can be reimbursed, up to a maximum of CAN$5,000.

The employer receives a subsidy to cover part of the participant’s salary.

This subsidy, which can extend over a period of up to 52 weeks, depending on the integration needs of the immigrant and the characteristics of the job concerned, amounts to up to 70% of the salary paid, up to a maximum of 100% of the minimum wage.


The customer base is as follows:

  • Canadian citizens;
  • immigrants who have obtained permanent residency;
  • people to whom Canada has granted asylum (refugees, persons in need of protection or protected persons);
  • spouses of temporary foreign workers.

To be eligible, the person :

  • must have received training and a diploma outside Canada for a profession governed by a Quebec professional order;
  • must not have work experience in Quebec in his or her field of expertise or in a sector of activity related to his or her profession;
  • be able to provide a document proving that steps have been taken with a Quebec professional order (e.g. receipt for filing, order prescription).


The job must :

  • be related to the person’s field of expertise;
  • be in a sector of activity related to a profession governed by a Quebec professional order and allow the person to
    • update their professional knowledge,
    • access to a professional network.
  • be employed full-time or part-time (minimum 21 hours/week).

Details and sources



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Information that may be required at the time of application

Training certificate
You will receive your training certificate at the end of the course. Example:
Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ): 1173106312 Canadia Certifified Educational Institution file number: 7009/13638
Formation CAD 1372 Victor Hugo Montreal, Qc, H3C 5X4
Formation CAD is a professional training center with over 20 years of experience. The center offers classroom and online training courses, with pre-established or customized frameworks. The following teaching methodologies are used:
  • Interactive lectures
  • Case studies, demonstrations and simulations
  • Practical exercises
  • Distance learning by videoconference with a certified trainer
  • Interviews
  • Comments
  • Case studies
  • Simulations
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Excel - Word-PowerPoint-Outlook-Access-Teams-OneNote-SharePoint,OneDrive(beginner to advanced)
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D (beginner to advanced)
  • Inventor (beginner to intermediate)
  • Revit (beginner to advanced)
  • 3Ds Max (beginner)
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)
  • Language courses
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