Technical DCS

Computer Graphics in Prepress Work

Who is it for?
  • Students with a keen interest in graphic design and computer work.
  • Are creative and detail oriented.
  • Enjoy learning and can adapt to changing technologies.
  • Have excellent visual acuity, are skilled at discriminating between colours and have good observational skills.
  • Have good analytical and summarizing skills.
  • Demonstrate autonomy and take initiative in their work.
step 1 : Choose your school

Collège Ahuntsic

9155 St Hubert St, Montreal, Quebec H2M 1Y8

step 2 : Apply

To start your application, click on the purple button below. You will be redirected to the SRAM (Service régional d'admission du Montréal métropolitain) website. This organization manages all the admission applications for the institutions that are part of the CESTM (campus of higher technical studies of Montreal). Once your application has been reviewed, if you meet the requirements, you will receive a letter of acceptance from the school offering the program of your choice. This letter will be helpful to you for the next steps of your application process.

Approximate cost of studies (per year)

  • Citizens of France (France-Québec agreement) : from 300 to 365$
  • Citizens of other countries: 17 594 $


Admission requirements

  • 11 years of recognized studies
  • Having successfully passed the required French test



Duration of studies

3 years or 6 semesters (full time)


Application deadlines

Fall : March 31st

  • Analyze and evaluate the parameters of a communication project
  • Propose, if needed, modifications to the project submitted by the customer
  • Create and process the originals using photographic or computer techniques
  • Edit images and create special effects using photomontage
  • Perform quality control from an aesthetic and technical perspective
  • Assemble document by integrating texts, drawings and images and do layout work
  • Resolve creative and technical issues at every stage of the process
  • Optimize document production by keeping in mind printing and online standards and regulations
  • Manage computer environments and perform network transfers of documents
  • Project manager
  • Quality controller
  • Proof-reader
  • Graphic artist
  • Typographer-graphic artist
  • Graphic artist, page layout and web page production
  • Output, film editing, plate and proof specialist
  • Digital output specialist
  • Image editing and photomontage specialist
  • Preprint and prepress technician


Obtaining a Quebec Acceptance Certificate

It is the first document to obtain when starting your immigration process. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

Obtain a Quebec acceptance certificate
Obtaining a Study Permit

There is a second immigration document that you will need to obtain. After receiving your CAQ, you must apply for a Student Permit, which you can do online. This application will be forwarded to a visa office that processes all applications from your country of citizenship or the country into which you have been lawfully admitted. If you click on the button below, you will be redirected to the website where you will find all the details. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

Obtaining health and hospitalization insurance

All international students must hold a valid Canadian health and hospitalization insurance plan for themselves and their accompanying dependents, or they must be covered under a valid reciprocal social security agreement. Citizens of the countries listed below benefit from a reciprocal social security agreement made with Quebec and, as such, may be covered by the Quebec health insurance board (Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec – RAMQ) in the same way as Canadians or permanent residents of Canada. The countries are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. For more information, please consult the reciprocal agreement. All other international students must hold a health and hospitalization insurance plan. The college you will be attending will provide you with information on how to obtain this insurance and the related fees.

Confirming your acceptance and paying the tuition fees

Your letter of acceptance will explain how to complete this final step.

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