Pulp and Paper - Operations






Foresterie et papier

Nombre d'unités


Durée de la formation

1170 Heures


Program approved in 2002.

Acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to use the four main procedures in obtaining pulp and the treatment processes applied, to perform tests on pulp and paper, make decisions and apply actions necessary at different steps in the fabrication of paper.

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
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
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
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.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
727511Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
727711Use job search techniques15
763312Use machines to supply and prepare raw materials30
763543Apply health, safety and emergency measures45
763552Make connections between raw materials and products30
763563Perform production control calculations45
763572Learn about paper companies30
763583Apply concepts of chemistry to pulp and paper45
763603Communicate in the workplace45
763622Make sketches and read drawings30
763632Use a computer30
763644Describe mechanical pulping processes60
763654Operate machinery used to process pulp for paper and cardboard60
763665Conduct physical tests on products75
763673Conduct chemical tests on products45
763684Describe chemical pulping processes60
763694Apply concepts of mechanics60
763703Apply concepts associated with energy sources and industrial electricity45
763712Describe the recycling and de-inking process30
763725Apply concepts associated with instrumentation and automatic process control75
763737Perform tasks associated with the operation of paper and cardboard machines105
763743Describe chemical treatments and the surface properties of products45
763753Perform winding, packaging and printing tasks45
763763Make connections between process control and production costs45
763774Apply environmental management concepts60