Technical DCS

Food Processing

Who is it for?

Students who are interested in science (e.g. chemistry, biology, mathematics, new technologies, food processing technologies), enjoy working with tools and industrial equipment, are concerned with hygiene and can rise to challenges.

Collège de Maisonneuve

Collège de Maisonneuve is a higher education institution recognized for its quality programs and focused on the success of its 7,000 students. A wide range of activities and workplace internships foster openness and commitment, encouraging students to surpass themselves, in terms of their involvement in the community, abroad, socially, culturally and in sports. With its three college centres for the transfer of technology, the college is among the leading players in research and social, scientific and technological innovations, contributing to the success of businesses in Quebec and around the world.

Collège de Maisonneuve

3800 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal, QC H1X 2A2


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Once you receive your letter of acceptance

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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



    Duration of studies

    3 years or 6 semesters (full time)


    Application deadlines

    Fall : March 31st

    • Master the techniques and processes used in the development, production, formulation and improvement of food products.
    • Acquire analytical skills used for quality control and quality assurance of food products.
    • Production supervisor,
    • Cheesemaker
    • Plant facility or food product inspector
      quality control technician (food or microbiology)
    • Technical representative
    • Pasteurization technician
    • Research and quality control technician
    • Manufacturing process 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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