Part-time courses
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Part-time courses

Learn French in just a few hours a week! Several institutions offer part-time French courses. All of the courses are offered to immigrants 16 years of age and over who live in Québec.

Conditions of eligibility

You are eligible for part-time French courses if you have one of the following immigration statuses:

  • obtained permanent residence;
  • authorized to submit an application for permanent residence from within Canada;
  • obtained asylum;
  • seeking asylum in Canada while settled in Québec;
  • holder of a temporary stay permit issued pending the granting of permanent residence or a Ministerial permit;
  • holder of a temporary stay permit as a temporary worker or foreign student and holder of a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ – Québec Selection Certificate);
  • Naturalized Canadian citizen.


To learn more about immigration statuses


Upcoming sessions in 2019:

  • January 8 to March 24, 2019
  • April 1 to June 16, 2019


Printer-friendly version: 2018-2019 Annual course schedule (French - PDF, 176 kB)


Part-time courses are offered by various educational organizations and institutions in several Montréal neighbourhoods as well as in other cities in Québec.

You must register directly with the institution where you want to take your course. You may be required to undergo a placement evaluation.

Choose your course in this offer: 2018-2019 Part-Time Course Offerings (French only - PDF, 693 kB)

Contact the organization that is offering the course for information on how to register.

No organizations in your region offer courses?

Submit your application by mail.

  1. Complete by hand or on screen all of the sections in the form Demande d'admission et d'inscription à un cours de français à temps partiel (in French only – Dynamic PDF, 110 kB).
  2. Sign the form
  3. Enclose the required documents.
  4. Send the form and all supporting documents by mail to the following address:

Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion
Service du registraire de la francisation
800, boul. de Maisonneuve Est, bureau 301
Montréal (Québec) H2L 4L8

Financial assistance

You may be eligible to receive financial assistance to help cover child care expenses for your child.

This financial assistance is set at $7 per child, per day of training.

Find out about the conditions of eligibility for this financial assistance.

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