If you are missing credits and want to complete your High School Diploma, enter a vocational training program, or make a career plan, our SARCA agent at Eastern Québec can help you.
What is SARCA
It is an initiative from the MEES (Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur) to encourage people aged 16 and older (including adults who have been out of school for some time) to complete their high school diploma or go into a vocational training programme.
What does the word SARCA mean?
It is a French acronym which means Services d'accueil, de référence, de conseil et d'accompagnement: Reception, Referral, Career counselling, and support services.
Do I have to pay?
No, this service is free and confidential for everyone over 16 years of age.
If any of the following situations apply to you,
Did not complete your high school diploma;
Do not have a high school diploma or DEP (Diploma of Vocational Studies recognized by Québec);
Want to assess your existing skills;
Want to start a professional program;
Want to establish a career path;
Cannot move ahead in the workplace;
Feel marginalized because of health issues;
Are unable to find work because of lack of qualifications;
Need financial support to study.
SARCA could be the solution!
Evaluate the skills you already have
Help you identify your options
Formulate a career path
Support your choices
Give tests to establish equivalencies
Look at options through the Ministry of Education, or Emploi Québec training opportunities