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The RAC for immigrants program was specifically designed for immigrants who have experience working in transportation and logistics and who are having difficulties integrating into the Quebec workforce. The program’s objective is to help candidates gain an official, Canadian recognition of their competencies and to allow them to benefit from seminars that will help them integrate the transportation and logistics workforce in Quebec.
Measures for success:
The program, inspiring itself from the Recognition of Acquired competencies for individuals, lasts 21 weeks, at approximately 25 hours per week. For the first 17 of those weeks, the candidates are doing in-class activities, attending seminars, and doing in-class evaluations and for the last 4 weeks, they are in an internship.
Champlain College’s program’s objective is to update the candidate’s knowledge in the transportation and logistics domain while paying particular attention to the context in which workers in transportation and logistics evolve in Quebec (ex: customs procedures, geography, Quebec and Canadian rules and regulations, seminars on the integration to the Quebec culture and workforce). Furthermore, since communication in French and English is important to work in the field for transportation and logistics, the candidates will receive additional training hours for communication in French and English related to the topic of the week in transportation and logistics. The candidates also benefit from assistance for resume writing, cover letter writing, job interview, and job search.
|Competency||Competency title||Seminar Hours||Activity Hours|
|Research information on the various job functions and positions in logistics.
Select the modes and means of transportation.
|BJ66||Resolve basic mathematical problems.||3||3|
|BJ67||Resolve basic logistic operational problems using mathematics.||3||6|
|Identify and apply effective techniques of customer service.
To sell products and services in a commercial establishment.
|BJ70||Identify the operating costs of logistics services.||3||4.5|
|BJ77||Calculate the costs of sending merchandise from origin to destination.||4||12|
|BJ82||Identify the main environmental issues which impact the logistics and transportation milieu.||4||6|
|BJ78||Recognize the effect of international economic agreements on prices.||6||3|
|BJ79||Prepare merchandise so that it can clear customs.||9||7|
|BJ80||Describe common transportation and logistics software and tools.||5|
|BJ72||Participate in procurement management operations.||6||7|
|BJ73||Participate in the operations management for transportation by road.||6||4.5|
|Participate in inventory control management.
Participate in managing the flow of goods in the supply chain.
Participate in the operations management for international Transportation.
Participate in the operations management for North American Transportation.
|BJ81||Identify and apply the principles of supply chain management in the enterprise.||10||12|
|Welcome activity and guided tour of the College||3|
|Seminars on integrating the Quebec culture and workforce||18|
|French communication for transportation and logistics||24|
|English communication for transportation and logistics||24|
|Job search and Curriculum Vitae writing for transportation and logistics||3||12|