Advanced manufacturing

On-Demand Training

Sherbrooke businesses that belong to the advanced manufacturing sector benefit from a qualified workforce in many areas.  Apart from training offered by 4 colleges and 2 universities, businesses from this key sector can also rely on professional training given by the Commission scolaire de la Région-de-Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke region school board) and by the Eastern Townships School Board.  In 2011, 44 programs were offered in the 3 establishments of the Centre de formation professionnelle 24-Juin (24-Juin Vocational Training Centre), that has, among others, a Pavillon de Techniques industrielles (Industrial skills pavilion). As well, the Lennoxville Vocational Training Centre (LVTC) offers 8 training programs in English.

Another important asset for workforce training in leading-edge manufacturing is the presence of Productique Québec, a technology transfer college centre affiliated to the Cégep de Sherbrooke (General and vocational College).

Here’s a look at different training programs offered by Sherbrooke teaching institutions in the Advanced manufacturing key sector.



Centre de formation professionnelle 24-Juin

  • Professional Cooking
  • Pastry Making
  • Restaurant Pastry Making
  • Masonry and bricklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Building design
  • Cabinet Making
  • Automated Systems Electromechanics
  • Electronic Audio/Video Equipment Repair
  • Industrial Design
  • Die-making
  • Machining Techniques
  • Numeral Control (NC) Machine Tools
  • Welding & Fitting
  • High-Pressure Welding


Lennoxville Vocational Training Centre

  • CNC Operator
  • Machining Technics
  • Welding & Fitting



Cégep de Sherbrooke

  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Electronic Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Computerized Systems Technology
  • Electronics Technology (Telecommunications)


Champlain College

  • Computer Science Technology


Séminaire de Sherbrooke

  • Fashion Marketing Technology



Université de Sherbrooke

  • Aerospace
    • Master’s in Aerospace Engineering
  •  Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
    • Master’s in Civil Engineering
    • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering
  •  Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering
    • Master’s in Electrical Engineering
    • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering
    • Master’s in Mechanical Engineering
    • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering
  •  Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering
    • Master’s in Computer Engineering
    • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computer Engineering
  •  Chemical Engineering
    • Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering
    • Master’s in Chemical Engineering
    • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering


Other training program



Bishop’s University

  • Computer Science – Information
  • Environmental Science Program


Productique Québec

Among other things, this centre offers a computer-assisted production technology training program. Staff members provide technical support adapted to business needs and help businesses in the implementation of these production technologies.  Areas of expertise are the following:

  • CNC equipment purchase and implementation
  • CAO-FAO software purchase and implementation
  • Software support
  • LEAN diagnosis
  • Integration of software packages
  • Process automation