Quebec Experience Class (PEQ)

Quebec Experience Class (Programme de l’expérience Québécoise) or widely known as PEQ  - A fast-track program to get a Canadian permanent resident status.

 

2 pathways to be eligible for this fast-track program:

Pathway 1 - As a foreign student in Quebec

Pathway 2 - As a foreign worker in Quebec

 

Pathway 1

Foreign students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have completed a post-secondary education in Quebec for at least 1,800 hours (approximately 2 years) in within the past 3 years;

  • The educational institution must be recognized by the Quebec Ministry of Education; and

  • The student must have an advanced intermediate level French. If the studies of the student was not completed in French, he or her must prove their French ability through a standardized language test recognized by the Quebec government or have completed a French course recognized by the Quebec educational institution. Which are the PEQ recognised French language program?

Pathway 2

Foreign workers must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have work experience in Quebec for 12 months or more in a skilled job, a managerial or professional occupation in the 2 years or 24 months prior to submitting the application;

  • Must be legally employed in Quebec throughout the time of his o her application; and

  • The worker must have an advanced intermediate level French. If the previous studies of the worker was not completed in French, he or her must prove their French ability through a standardized language test recognized by the Quebec government or have completed a French course recognised by the Quebec educational institution at a B2 level. Which are the PEQ recognised French language program? What is a B2 level?

  • Alternatively, the worker must show that he or she has fulfilled the French language requirements of the professional order which governs the professional occupation in Quebec. Check out the Professional Order in Quebec.

For further inquiries on the fast-track PEQ program, contact: info@inspican.com