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Recognized training programs

When applying for a licence from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ), a candidate may be granted an exemption if they have successfully completed a recognized training program. Along with their licence application, candidates must present a certificate of successful completion of the training program in question.

Conditions for exemption from an examination

If a candidate wants to be exempted from the RBQ’s examination, they must provide their certificate of achievement of their training program before the expiration date indicated on their certificate.

The section below, headed Programs granting an exemption from RBQ examinations, identifies currently recognized programs. The column Certification Valid Through indicates the deadline for submitting your licence application.

Acronyms used in the register

ACQ: Association de la construction du Québec
APCHQ: Association des professionnels de la construction et de l'habitation du Québec
APECQ: Association patronale des entreprises en construction du Québec
MELS: ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport
MEESR: Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche
MEES: Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur

Programs granting an exemption from RBQ examinations

Only the programs listed in the current register grant an exemption from RBQ examinations.

Administration
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
ADM-ACQ (JAN20) Administration d'une entreprise de construction DECEMBER 31, 2025
ADM-ACQ (JUN16) Extension Administration d'une entreprise de construction MAY 31, 2023
ADM-ACQ (JUN16) Administration d'une entreprise de construction MAY 31, 2022
ADM-APCHQ (OCT19) Administration SEPTEMBER 30, 2025
ADM-APCHQ (OCT16) Administration SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
ADM-APECQ (MAY17) Administration APRIL 30, 2023
ADM-APECQ (MAY14) Administration APRIL 30, 2020
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14)
GEC-MEESR*
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020

Safety

Safety
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
GSC-ACQ (OCT19) Gestion de la santé et de la sécurité du travail SEPTEMBER 30, 2025
GSC-ACQ (OCT16) Gestion de la santé et de la sécurité du travail SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
GSC-APCHQ (APR19) Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction MARCH 31, 2025
GSC-APCHQ (JAN16) Extension Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction extension DECEMBER 31, 2022
GSC-APCHQ (JAN16) Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction DECEMBER 31,2021
GSC-APECQ (MAR19) Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction FEBRUARY 28, 2025
GSC-APECQ (JAN16) Extension Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction extension DECEMBER 31, 2022
GSC-APECQ (JAN16) Gestion de la sécurité sur les chantiers de construction DECEMBER 31,2021
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14) GEC-MEESR*
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2014, and July 31, 2017)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020

Project and Site Management

Project and Site Management
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
GPC-ACQ (SEP17) Gestion de projets et de chantiers AUGUST 31, 2023
GPC-ACQ (SEP14) Gestion de projets et de chantiers AUGUST 31, 2020
GPC-APCHQ (MAY16) Extension Gestion de projets et de chantiers APRIL 30, 2023
GPC-APCHQ (MAY16) Gestion de projets et de chantiers APRIL 30, 2022
GPC-APECQ (JUL19) Gestion de projets et de chantiers JUNE 30, 2025
GPC-APECQ (JUL16) Gestion de projets et de chantiers JUNE 30, 2022
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14)
GEC-MEESR (AUG14)* Certificates of program completion contain only the departmental code (5809 Construction Business Management). The issue date on the certificate must comply with the rules relating to program codes (see Program codes, above) for an exemption to be granted.
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2014, and July 31, 2017)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020

Carrying out of construction work

Subclass 1.1.1
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14)
GEC-MEESR* Certificates of program completion contain only the departmental code (5809 Construction Business Management). The issue date on the certificate must comply with the rules relating to program codes (see Program codes, above) for an exemption to be granted.
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2014, and July 31, 2017)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020
ETC-APCHQ (FEB18) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2024
ETC-APCHQ (FEB15) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2021
ETC-ACQ (JAN19) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 DECEMBER 31, 2024
ETC-ACQ (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre et bâtiments visés par un plan de garantie DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Extension Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2023
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2022
Subclass 1.1.2
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14) GEC-MEESR*
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020
ETC-APCHQ (FEB18) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2024
ETC-APCHQ (FEB15) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2021
ETC-ACQ (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre et bâtiments visés par un plan de garantie DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-ACQ (JAN19) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 DECEMBER 31, 2024
ETC-ACQ-1.1.1/1.1.2/1.2/1.3 (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre et bâtiments visés par un plan de garantie DECEMBER 31, 2021
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Extension Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2023
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2022
Subclass 1.2
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
GEC-MEES (AUG17)
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2023
GEC-MELS (AUG14)
GEC-MEESR* Certificates of program completion contain only the departmental code (5809 Construction Business Management). The issue date on the certificate must comply with the rules relating to program codes (see Program codes, above) for an exemption to be granted.
(Program must have been completed between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2020)
Construction Business Management (5809)
Gestion d’une entreprise de la construction (5309)
JULY 31, 2020
ETC-APCHQ (FEB18) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2024
ETC-APCHQ (FEB15) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2021
ETC-ACQ (JAN19) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 DECEMBER 31, 2024
ETC-ACQ (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-ACQ-1.1.1/1.1.2/1.2/1.3 (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre et bâtiments visés par un plan de garantie DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Extension Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2023
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2022
Subclass 1.3
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
ETC-APCHQ (FEB18) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2024
ETC-APCHQ (FEB15) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 JANUARY 31, 2021
ETC-ACQ-1.2/1.3 (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-ACQ (JAN19) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 DECEMBER 31, 2024
ETC-ACQ-1.1.1/1.1.2/1.2/1.3 (JAN16) Exécution de travaux de construction pour bâtiments de tout genre et bâtiments visés par un plan de garantie DECEMBER 31,2021
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2023
ETC-APECQ (MAR16) Exécution de travaux de construction – 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.3 FEBRUARY 28, 2022
Subclass 6.1
Program Code Program Title Certification Valid Through
ETC-ACQ-6.1 (JAN20) Exécution de travaux de construction – 6.1 DECEMBER 31, 2025
ETC-APCHQ-6.1 (OCT17) Exécution de travaux de construction – 6.1 SEPTEMBER 30, 2023

* Certificates of program completion contain only the departmental code (5809 Construction Business Management). The issue date on the certificate must comply with the rules relating to program codes (see Program codes, above) for an exemption to be granted.

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