Many individuals in the Deaf community have considered a career in the automotive industry, but are unsure where to start. Vancouver Community College (VCC) is excited to offer a new program designed to increased trades training and apprenticeship opportunities for the Deaf and hard of hearing community. Access to Transportation Trades is a full-time, eight week program focusing on mechanics, auto collision, safety training and forklift training and certification.The class will be comprised of all Deaf and hard of hearing students, with interpreters being provided for both shop and classroom settings.
For more information on this free new offering at VCC, please contact Nigel Scott, or attend one of the info sessions being held at VCC's Broadway campus on Monday, August 8 at 11 a.m. or Wednesday, August 10 at 3 p.m. Please meet in the advising area of building A.