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Kaiya Education

Kaiya Education welcomes you!

Located in downtown Montreal, Kaiya Education is a pioneer in providing support and integration services geared towards the needs of newcomers to Quebec.

Our organization will be happy to assist you in developing your skills and support you throughout your integration into your new host society.

Our Mission

Shine as a reference institution offering support and integration services for newcomers to Quebec;

To provide a meeting and development site in the image of Canada: modern, practical, efficient, mutilcultural, multilingual, open and friendly;

Develop innovative and unique partnerships with different levels of education in order to provide newcomers to Quebec with dynamic and enriching training tailored to their particular needs.

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Partnerships with universities offering language courses in a variety of formats: traditional classroom classes or online mentoring classes in group meetings.

More than 14,000 newcomers to Quebec have benefited from Kaiya Education's services;

More than 40 different nationalities are represented in the population served by Kaiya Education;

Admissions counselors and trainers offer personalized service in 7 languages

Institutional partnership

With its expertise in welcoming and integrating newcomers, Kaiya Education Montréal enriches the experience of students from cultural communities enrolled in targeted language programs tailored to their needs.

Kaiya Education is not a university or a college. It collaborates with educational institutions in innovative partnerships by offering additional support to newcomers to promote their success and integration into social and professional life.

Launching a Business / set up a Business

Being entrepreneur involves knowledge that are taught and skills that develop and that is the purpose of this training by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

  • Make your own market investigation;
  • Evaluate your different needs;
  • Establish an adequate financing structure;
  • Produce a professional business plan;
  • Establish a network of contacts;
  • Construct a realistic vision of the profession and the challenges ahead;
  • Work with experienced resource persons;
  • Benefit from a private consultations centred on YOUR OWN project and increase your chances of succeed in businesses

Admission requirements

Have the desire to become an entrepreneur, wish to develop or to structure an existing business or be self-employed and have a business project in mind.

Information and registration

Telephone : 438-300-9018

Professional Sales

The aim of the program is to train someone in the sales of products or services, to offer solutions that correspond to their customers’ needs, to provide advice, establish a climate of trust and build customer loyalty by offering personalized service that meets customer expectations. In addition to consulting and sales-related tasks, sales consultants may also manage and display in-store merchandise and provide after-sales service.

Targeted professions :

  • Other customer and information services representatives (6552)
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (0621)
  • Retail salespersons (6421)
  • Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) (6411)

Job Titles :

  • customer service agent
  • sales consultant – retail
  • shop manager
  • retail sales manager
  • sales representative – retail
  • sales representative – wholesale (non-technical)

Functional prerequisites :
A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.

Specific prerequisites :

  • Language of instruction Second language Mathematics
  • Adults Youth Adults Youth Adults Youth
  • 1101-4 (1062-3) 632-206 - - - -
  • Program content
  • Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
  • 948-422 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30 2
  • 948-436 Establish professional relationships in the workplace 90 6
  • 948-443 Interpret consumer behaviour 45 3
  • 948-452 Provide customer service 30 2
  • 948-468 Sell products and services 120 8
  • 948-473 Perform sales-related transactions 45 3
  • 948-481 Manage their time at work 15 1
  • 948-492 Use job search techniques 30 2
  • 948-504 Begin acquiring professional sales experience 60 4
  • 948-512 Become familiar with the laws and regulations governing professional sales 30 2
  • 948-522 Provide after-sales service 30 2
  • 948-534 Perform sales-related ativities in French (as a second language) 60 4
  • 948-543 Keep their knowledge of products and services up to date 45 3
  • 948-554 Perform stock management activities 60 4
  • 948-563 Perform visual merchandising activities 45 3
  • 948-573 Make connections between marketing strategies and sales of products and services 45 3
  • 948-588 Integrate into the workplace 120 8
  • 900 60

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements: Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree OR Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning OR Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning OR Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Information and registration

Telephone : 438-300-9018

Language and Professional tests

Discover our various linguistic level tests.

Job-search workshop offered by Kaiya Montreal

Next Workshop

  • January 25, 9h to 10h30 (French)
  • February 08, 9h to 10h30 (French)
  • January 25, 10h30 to 12h00 (English)
  • February 08, 10h30 to 12h00 (English)

Subjects to be covered :

  • 1/ Quebec Working in French and the job market
  • 2/ Resume How to build an effective resume
  • 3/ Cover letter How to stand out
  • 4/ The job-interview How to be well prepared



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Institutional partnerships

Kaiya Education enriches the experience of students from cultural communities enrolled in targeted language programs tailored to their needs.


Partnerships in vocational training

In professional programs, you will be trained in a specialized field to undertake practical tasks in the job market.


Language tests

Discover our various programs of linguistic immersion and our linguistic level tests.