The Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) is a formal recognition of the competencies you have acquired. Having your competencies recognized can allow you to obtain a Diploma of Vocational Studies.

Who is it for

RAC is a process that is available to anyone who has worked in a trade and would like to obtain their diploma or someone who has received training outside of Québec that is not currently recognized by the Ministry of Education.

Where is it available

The RAC process is offered through the Business Solutions Group, located in Lachine, at 5000 René Huguet, H8T 1M7. Phone: 514-422-3000, ext. 31540

What is offered

At the Lester B Pearson School Board, RAC is offered for a large number of programs in English. The programs are:

If you have worked in, or are interested in a program that you do not see listed here please feel free to contact us and we can help you explore your options.


About LBP Continuing Education

Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) is one of the largest English school boards in Quebec in terms of student enrollment, serving approximately 21,000 students in the Youth sector and approximately 8,700 in its Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 8 Continuing Education Centres.

Get in touch

  • Address: 1925 Brookdale Ave, Dorval, Quebec, H9P-2Y7

  • Phone:  514-422-3000