Gatineau, QuebecLOCATION
Estd 2001Established Year

Cegep Heritage College is the only public, anglophone college in western Quebec. Located in the city of Gatineau, it just ten minutes from downtown Ottawa.

It has been offering English-medium education for more than 40 years and is the only college offering the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program in Québec.

Why should you choose Cegep Heritage College?

  • Ranks 168th in Canada and 11,417th in the world according to UniPage.
  • Co-op education services help students get placed in public and private organizations.
  • Offers a wide range of courses comprising advanced general studies and career-oriented technical studies with hands-on training.
  • Articulation agreement with various institutions allows students to access more courses.
  • Its new, state-of-the-art physical education wing and gymnasium complex are good for recreation.
  • Quality education and dynamic intramural activities make it a great place to study.


Type of UniversityPublic
ChancellorMichal Randall
Average fee for international studentsCAD 163
Average fee for domestic studentsCAD 1,709


Located in the heart of Canada’s National Capital Region, Quebec, Heritage College’s main campus borders the scenic Gatineau Park. It has landscape campus grounds and modern facilities.

With 17 academic departments, this independent public corporation has two campuses:

  • Gatineau campus offers career programs (six semesters) and pre-university programs (four semesters).
  • Pontiac Campus offers part-time credit, non-credit, and other courses.

Quebec residency is available for international students. Some of the facilities include the prestigious Heritage College Student Association, faculty-assisted Drama Club, students association, well-equipped Fitness Centre, Music Room, and Games Room, among others.

Programs Offered

Gatineau campus offers two-year Pre-University programs, 3-year-Career programs as well as continuing education programs of around one year. Students can study these continuing programs according to the morning and evening schedules.

This campus runs a variety of personal and professional development courses, customized training for the business group, and conducts workshops. It has 17 academic departments responsible for managing their respective courses.

ProgramAcademic Department
Pre-University ProgramsLiberal Arts
Social Science
Visual Arts
Career ProgramsTourism
Hotel Management
Computer Science
Accounting and Management Technology
New Media and Publication Design
Early Childhood Care and Education
Electronics and Information Technology
Continuing Education ProgramsAgriculture
Web and Desktop Programming
Bilingual Office Administration
Early Childhood Care and Education
Microsoft Network and Security Administrator

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The Pontiac campus offers part-time credit course, part-time non-credit course, and other courses.

Part-time credit coursesMicrosoft Office 2013
Accounting Principles
Part-time non-credit coursesHoney production
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013
Web Page Design
Digital Photography
French Second Language
Simply Accounting 2013 Premium
Investment Strategies for all ages
Other coursesFirst Aid and CPR Training
Home Childcare Providers
Attestations of college studies coursesWeb and Desktop Programming
Agri-tourism and diversified productions

Note: This college reserves the right not to offer a course when there is inadequate funding or not enough registrations.

Admission Requirements

Students should complete their secondary examination to be eligible for any course in this college. All documents listed below must be in English or French.

  • Copy of your birth certificate indicating your date and place of birth
  • An officially stamped copy of your high school diploma (senior high school, secondary school or "middle" school)
  • A certified copy of your academic grades of the last 2 years of high school studies
  • The college conducts entrance examinations for admissions. The non-native speakers of English are required to submit valid TOEFL test scores to the college.
Section of TOEFL iBTMinimum score needed for admission
Writing 20

Note: Language test marks obtained within two years before the application date are only accepted.

How to Apply?

Domestic Students

  • Domestic applicants can directly apply on the Admissions homepage.
  • Select “Ontario/out of the province applicants”.
  • Study the course requirements and course descriptions available in the student services before applying for the course.
  • Click on “ Apply to Heritage” link to apply for the required course.
  • Fill the application form and submit the form on the official website
  • Students can also download and submit the application form directly to the admission office.

International Students

  • Visit www.admission.sram.qc.ca/
  • Select “International students” link and apply for the course.
  • Fill and submit the application form in the official website
  • If admission accepted, the college will send the official Letter of Acceptance”
  • After getting the official letter from the college, students have to apply for “Quebec Certificate of Acceptance for Studies” issued by the government of Quebec (by using Government of Quebec website)
  • After receiving Quebec Certificate, applicants can apply for a “Study Permit” from the Government of Canada (by using the Government of Canada website)

Note: Students should submit the necessary documents as well as a valid health and hospitalization insurance proof on or before the first day of their class.

Application Fee

Studying and/or applying from outside of Québec or CanadaCAD 75
Students studying in QuébecCAD 30

Note: You can remit the fee online or through a money order.

Tuition Fee

For Canadian students

Full-time fees
For Quebec resident feesCAD 163
For Non-Quebec resident feesCAD 1703
Part-time fees
For Quebec residentsCAD 116 (45-hour courses)
CAD 146 (60-hour courses)
CAD 176 (75-hour courses)
CAD 206 (90-hours course)
For Non-Quebec residentsCAD 363.95 (45-hours courses)
CAD 476.60 (60-hour courses)
CAD 589.25 (75-hour courses)
CAD 701.90 (90-hour courses)

Fees for International Students

Full-time fees
ProgramsFees Amount
All pre-university coursesCAD 6119
Electronics TechnologyCAD 7923
NursingCAD 9486
Part-time fees
TermsFees Amount (per hour)
All pre-university coursesCAD 29.77
Electronics TechnologyCAD 38.60
NursingCAD 46.15

Note: Students who pay the fees after the deadline shall have to pay late penalty fees of CAD 25.

Scholarship and Financial Aid

Ce?gep Heritage College provides financial aid to students who are financially incapable of paying their tuition fees. Apply online at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/.


The Mining Association of Quebec BursaryCAD 1,000
Kin Canada BursariesCAD 1,000
French BursaryCAD 2000


Name of the AwardCriteriaValue
Heritage Endowment AwardsOutstanding academic achievementCAD 300
Terry Fox Humanitarian AwardExemplary academic standing and humanitarian servicesCAD 3,500-CAD 5,000
Holstein Canada Education AwardFor students whose parents are members of Holstein CanadaCAD 750


CMA scholarshipGraduates in accounting or managementCAD 500
Gar-Field Weston Merit Upper Year ScholarshipStudents in the first or second year of a career programCAD 750
Monsanto Canada Opportunity ScholarshipStudents who have an interest in agriculture or forestryCAD 1500
RBC ScholarshipsStudents entering the first or second year of collegeCAD 2,010

Work While You Study

Co-operative Programs

  • Co-op programs at Cégep Heritage College have been curated to meet the needs of the labor market.
  • Emphasis on project-oriented delivery, extensive practical, and industry knowledge, and experience in a supportive classroom environment.
  • Three-month placements for students during the summer (May to mid-August).


  • Students can get teaching work on the campus
  • Visit the Career or Pre-university programs section for a list of programs to teach
  • Select the program and their disciplines to work on
  • Select the institute, work location, and submit the application
  • Selected candidates will be called for an interview


  • Candidates can explore the job opportunities page on either the official website or emploicollegequebec.ca.
  • Based on locations, job title, resignations, candidates can apply for jobs.

Work after Graduation

  • Interested students can submit their resume with a covering letter for teaching positions they are applying for.
  • Visit its Career or Pre-University programs section for a list of programs and disciplines taught at Heritage.

Alumni Network

Ce?gep Heritage College has created an Alumni Network on Facebook that allows alumni, their parents, and employees to stay in touch. Alumni can also become Heritage ambassadors.

Alumni, parents, college employees, and BRIGIL Foundations can donate CAD 1 to the Heritage community for building the careers of the current students.

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