These classes are offered in-person at the beginner and intermediate levels. Immigrants have the freedom to register courses at 12, 9, 6, or 4 hours per week. It is good news to part-time immigrants who now have a right to the financial assistance of $15 per day during training. Unlike in the past, participants have now entitled a childcare allowance, which has been increased from $7 to $9 in each day of training, for every child or dependent person.
Specialized occupation classes
These French classes are available to persons working in the following fields: nursing care, health, engineering, and applied sciences, law and business and administration. Those immigrants working in these occupations are allowed to take part-time French classes for between 4 and 6 hours per week to learn French skills associated with their working environments.
Immigrants enrolled in these type of French classes are entitled to $15 in each day of training and $9 in every day of training per child or any dependent person.
These online classes in Quebec allow immigrants to learn French at their own pace. Depending on individual immigration status, the lessons can be undertaken in Quebec or from another country. Some immigrants will even have French online classes with a tutor.
The new changes in Quebec,s French training program for immigrants is one way of enhancing the integration of newcomers in the Quebec society and massive improvement in the labour market. This is one of the primary goals of the current Coalition Avenir Quebec(CAQ) government.
By learning the French language, immigrants are better prepared for Quebec employment and will also help temporary immigrants to qualify for permanent immigration programs in the future. French language proficiency is a crucial requirement for the famous Quebec Experience Class Program(PEC) and a vital consideration (though not a must requirement) for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program(QSW)