Attestation of college studies

JCA.1M - Police Technology for Indigenous Police Forces

Do you want to make a real difference in your community by your contribution to the protection of its members, prevention of crime and maintenance of order and peace? Do you communicate skillfully with others and demonstrate empathy and compassion? Do you have self-control and a keen ability to make decisions under pressure?

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Your profile

You have empathy and sound understanding of social problems.

You are upright, honest and have good communication skills in addition to this.

You demonstrate interest for teamwork and are in excellent physical condition.

Duration: 22 courses [1,125 hours]

Schedule: full-time, daytime and in English

Place: Rouyn-Noranda Campus

Date of the next cohort : Fall 2024



To be admitted to a program that leads to an Attestation of College Studies (ACS), you must pay a $30 application fee to open your file. This fee is non-refundable.

Registration fees that may apply

  • Registration and other related fees (for all programs);
  • Educational materials (books, course packets and photocopies);
  • Medical examinations;
  • Various equipment;
  • Fees of any other nature (for all programs);
  • Information technology fees (in certain programs).

We may charge additional fees. Please contact us for further information.

Admission requirements for college studies

A person is admissible to a program that leads to an Attestation of College Studies if he or she has training deemed sufficient by the institution and meets one of the following conditions:

  • to have quit your full-time studies or pursued full-time post-secondary studies during at least two consecutive semesters or one school year;
  • to have a valid Indigenous or Beneficiary card (status card : proof required);
  • to be targeted by an agreement concluded between the college and an employer in which the candidate benefits from a government program;
  • to have dropped out of full-time studies during one semester and pursued post-secondary studies full time during one semester and;
  • to hold a vocational diploma.

Specific conditions of the CEGEP

The candidate must

  • have a promise of employment from an Indigenous police service to be admitted to the CEGEP in this program;
  • have a high-school diploma or training deemed sufficient;
  • have a valid (class 5 passenger vehicle) driver’s licence;
  • come to a selection interview that includes physical tests if needed.

ENPQ eligibility requirements

The candidate must necessarily meet ENPQ eligibility requirements ⇲ foreseen in the By-law to establish the Training Plan Regulation of the École nationale de police du Québec, which particularly requires the following:

  • To have succeeded in one’s college studies;
  • To have passed each one of the training steps before admission to the next step;
  • To have taken entry tests ⇲;
  • To have taken the medical examination ⇲ by the deadline stipulated;
  • To have taken the eye examination, which involves post-operatory validation of candidates who have been operated, by the deadline stipulated;
  • To have a valid (regular class 5 or probationary class 5) driver’s licence: when the candidate has undergone eye surgery, condition A must be removed from the licence.

Note 1 regarding Cree students: In the context of the program with an individualized learning path and the “Special Constable” status, success in each of the steps is required prior to admission to the next step. Furthermore, during the candidate’s training the ENPQ will take charge of the two following activities, whose success is mandatory for graduation:

Note 2 regardind all other students: In the case that the ACS program is offered continuously, meaning without a stay at the ENPQ in step 2 and without work-study alternation, the usual conditions to access the ENPQ ⇲ (in the initial patrol officer training program) will apply.

  • Copy of the birth certificate from the Directeur de l’état civil (or Registrar of Civil Status): this document is mandatory. It must come from the Registrar of Civil Status from your province of birth and include the parents’ names. Please send only legible copies. We do not recognize the documents often titled baptistère or Certificate of Baptism that comes from your parish;
  • Copy of a valid Indigenous Status Card/Beneficiary Card;
  • Your most recent résumé;
  • Copy of a promise of employment from an Indigenous police service to be admitted to the CEGEP in this program;
  • Copy of a valid (class 5 passenger vehicle) driver’s licence;
  • Copy of your most recent official transcrip from a Ministry of education, with permanent code on it;
  • Sign copy of “consentement aux particularités d’admission de l’AEC ⇲“.

Please foward all your documentation to formationcontinue@cegepat.qc.ca ⇲

Policeman / policewoman-patrol officer in Quebec.

CONTACT US AT ⇢ formationcontinue@cegepat.qc.ca