Technical DCS

Building Systems Technology

Who is it for?

Students interested in the practical application of sciences and resolution of problems. Have good analytical and summarizing skills, adapt well to technological change, are responsible and dynamic, show initiative, can communicate with ease and enjoy working in a team.

Vanier College

Vanier college offers over 24 DCS programs. Recognized for fostering an environment in which students can excel both personally and academically, Vanier is also known for the interest it places on the educational needs of its students. The college has a well-established reputation for its high-quality musical productions, numerous festivals, the “Vanier BDC Case Challenge” competition in Marketing, and leading AAA football and basketball teams.

Vanier College

821 Sainte Croix Ave, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 3X9, Canada


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    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
    • Mathematics of 10th year of study in science or technology area
    • Sciences of 10th year of study
    • Having successfully passed the required French test (for francophone colleges)
    • Having successfully passed the required English test (for anglophone colleges)



    Duration of studies

    3 years or 6 semesters (full time)


    Application deadlines

    Fall : March 31st

    • Perform technical building management
    • Learn design and computer-aided design
    • Manage mechanical systems of buildings
    • Be a technical and commercial representative
    • Provide technical service for various mechanical systems in buildings
    • Optimize energy consumption of buildings
    • Draughtsperson
    • Designer
    • Project manager
    • Surveyor
    • Buyer
    • Manager of public buildings
    • Technical representative
    • Energy efficiency technician
    • Refrigeration technician
    • Technician in regulation and control, ventilation, plumbing, heating and building automation
    • Technologist in mechanical building systems



    Obtaining a Quebec Acceptance Certificate

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    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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