Technical Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS)

Certificate attesting to the successful completion of a college program designed for technical careers.

Technical training

Knowledge acquired in technical college programs leading to a DCS or ACS.
Work duties associated with these programs are of a higher complexity than those associated with vocational studies programs. Technical training programs are offered in postsecondary facilities and cover a number of technician work activities.


See Occupation

Training program

Description of the skills that must be acquired in a given discipline over a given time period.
Only programs offered in Québec are indexed in LMI online. The Trades and occupations section provides access to information about programs leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS), an Attestation of Vocational Specialization (AVS) or a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS), as well as university-level programs of study. For information about Skills Training Certificates (STCs), Attestations of Collegial Studies (ACSs), or other training programs, see the Training programs section.