Eligibility and costs

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You must meet the following criteria for eligibility to this program:

  • Be at least 18 years of age before the courses begin.
  • Hold at least a high school or vocational diploma, or have a level of education considered sufficient.
  • Have stopped your full-time studies for at least 2 consecutive sessions or 1 academic year OR pursued post-secondary education for at least 1 year;
  • Be fluent in spoken and written French and English (an ability to speak a third language such as German or Spanish is an asset);
  • Undergo an interview during which your language skills will be evaluated.

This program is not open to international applicants since a student visa cannot be obtained in Quebec for part-time programs lasting more than 6 months.


  Québec students Canadian students living outside Québec
Application fee (non-refundable) $35 $35
Other fees $6/semester $6/semester
Tuiton fees $2,462 (payable in two instalments) $2,462 (payable in two instalments)


  • Tuition fees are fully refundable if students cancel their registration 10 business days before the first day of the term.
  • Tuition fees will be refunded minus a 25% administrative fee if students cancel their registration less than 10 business days before the first day of the term.  
  • No refunds will be granted after this date. 
  • The ITHQ reserves the right to cancel a course or program due to insufficient enrolment. In such cases, application and tuition fees are refunded.


  • Other fees include third-party liability insurance, compulsory for all.
  • Students should allow for additional costs to purchase books and lecture notes.
  • All amounts are in Canadian dollars.
  • All amounts listed can changed without noticed.
  • Employers subject to the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition are entitled to submit the cost of this training program as part of the 1% of total payroll that companies must invest in employee training.

Financial aid

Various financial institutions offer a student line of credit service for candidates admitted to this program.

    You can also reach us at 514-282-5110 or toll free at 1 800 361-5111, extension 5110, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    NOTE : The information on this page is subject to change.

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