Attestation of College Studies (ACS) – International Trade

Start date: Fall 2024 to be confirmed

Duration and schedule: 2 years  | 1,335 hours program including 180 hours of internship | Day courses during weekends, full-time

Eligible for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP): Yes (3 years)

Location: Intercultural and International Education Centre of Marie-Victorin College, 4975 Paré street, Montreal, Quebec, H4P 1P4 Canada


General Program Objectives

In keeping with the general goals of technical education, the International Trade program is designed to:

  • enable students to become competent in the profession, i.e. in carrying out the tasks and activities required for entry into the job market
  • help students enter the workforce by familiarizing them with the job market in general and the field of international trade in particular
  • foster students’ personal growth and encourage their ongoing professional development
  • ensure students’ future job mobility by helping them to acquire career-management skills and an awareness of entrepreneurship

Program Strengths

A dynamic Team of Dedicated Teachers and Professionals
Let our experienced team help you to gain the knowledge and technical skills you need to become part of the working world. Our academic staff is continuously updating the program content in order to keep up to date with industry needs.

Internship in your Field of Study
As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to gain industry experience through an internship or "stage". A coordinator will assist you in finding a work placement and will support you throughout your internship.

Excellent Facilities
Marie-Victorin’s Intercultural and International Education Centre (IIEC) has spacious, newly renovated classrooms and networked computer labs, which provide a pleasant working atmosphere. The IIEC provides an excellent learning environment adapted to the needs of adult students.

Accredited by FITT
Students who complete the International Trade program successfully at Marie-Victorin College can apply for a professional accreditation in international trade. To obtain the FITT diploma (Forum for International Trade Training), a graduate student must transfer his credits to FITT, successfully complete two FITT skills assessments.  Additional conditions apply to get the CITP recognition (Certified International Trade Professional). 


Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted to the Attestation of College Studies (ACS) program in international trade, a candidate must hold a recognized High School Diploma (HSD) or have work experience and education deemed sufficient by the College. He or she must also meet one of the following conditions:

  • have interrupted his or her studies for at least two consecutive terms or one school year;
  • be covered by an agreement entered into by the College and an employer or by the College and a government program;
  • have completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread over one year or more.

Course grid

Organizational Unit:
Marie Victorin College - Continuing education - ACS

1st Semester

201-C13-MV Mathematics and Statistics

412-C25-MV Common application Software

415-C74-MV International Trade

415-C53-MV Inventory Management

415-C84-MV Market study

602-C24-MV Français langue seconde

603-C73-MV Business English

2nd Semester

415-C25-MV Custom compliance

415-C35-MV Logistics for Transport

415-C94-MV Legal aspects of International Trade

415-CA4-MV Export and import Costing

602-C13-MV Français des affaires

603-C83-MV Business English

410-C26-MV Project 1 (International)

3rd Semester

415-C36-MV Negociations in an international context

415-C73-MV Security and Risk Management

415-CB4-MV Market development

   415-CC4-MV International Payments & Financing

415-CD4-MV E-Commerce

602-C23-MV Français des affaires

415-C46-MV Project 2 (International Trade)

410-C83-MV International Trade Management

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