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Transportation Trades

Real world experience is an important part of transportation trades training at VCC. Alongside supportive and knowledgeable instructors, our students train with the most up-to-date equipment in our campus auto shop. Graduates are prepared to meet current industry needs and establish a successful career in the automotive collision repair and commercial transport industries.

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Transportation Trades

Get under the hood
and jump start your career.

Transportation Trades - Skilled autoworkers are in demand. 
Transportation Trades - Skilled autoworkers are in demand. 

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Welcome back! Winter 2019

Welcome back! Winter 2019

Get the tips and information you need to succeed at VCC in Winter 2019
Jan 1, 2019

Top 10 VCC stories of 2018

Top 10 VCC stories of 2018

A look at the year’s most popular online stories featuring VCC students, instructors, and alumni
Dec 31, 2019

VCC offers a promising path to apprenticeships

VCC offers a promising path to apprenticeships

Tyhree Nguyen-Serrano shares how she started with the basics in auto collision repair
Dec 1, 2018

Five ways VCC supports international students

Five ways VCC supports international students

Studying overseas can be life-changing. Learn how VCC helps international students thrive in Canada and beyond
Oct 3, 2018

VCC programs with space available

VCC programs with space available

It's not too late to apply! See which great VCC programs have space available for you in Winter 2019
Oct 1, 2018

VCC road trip: Recruiters Q&A

VCC road trip: Recruiters Q&A

Say hello to Leigh and Danielle, VCC’s representatives hitting the road in B.C. this fall
Sep 18, 2018

Welcome to VCC

Welcome to VCC

Get the tips and information you need to start Fall 2018 right
Sep 4, 2018

Online learning takes apprenticeships to the next level

Online learning takes apprenticeships to the next level

New, flexible options for automotive collision repair keep apprentices on the job longer
Aug 30, 2018

Media Release: RBC supports Transportation Trades Sampler program at VCC

Media Release: RBC supports Transportation Trades Sampler program at VCC

Introducing a unique, no-cost introductory trades training program for B.C. youth
Aug 23, 2018

VCC cooks up national gold at Skills Canada

VCC cooks up national gold at Skills Canada

Culinary apprentice Carmen Rosa shares her path to the podium and a promising career
Jul 16, 2018

Spring 2018 convocation recap

Spring 2018 convocation recap

Celebrating the success and achievement of 1,300 VCC grads on June 19, 2018
Jun 22, 2018

Meet Experience VCC tuition winner Brian Chan

Meet Experience VCC tuition winner Brian Chan

The winner of our $500 grand prize shares his plans for an exciting new career
Jun 7, 2018

VCC wins big at Skills Canada BC 2018 provincials

VCC wins big at Skills Canada BC 2018 provincials

VCC students earn 18 medals including two podium sweeps at BC’s biggest skills competition
Apr 23, 2018

VCC competes at Skills Canada BC 2018 provincials

VCC competes at Skills Canada BC 2018 provincials

All the best to VCC's 35 competitors at the Skills Canada BC provincial competition in Abbotsford
Apr 16, 2018

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2017

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2017

The five distinguished recipients share their unique stories of success and dedication
Mar 23, 2018

A welcome shift in the industry

A welcome shift in the industry

VCC instructor Doreen Wong reflects on 30 years in auto collision repair
Mar 20, 2018

Women’s work: meet the new generation in automotive trades

Women’s work: meet the new generation in automotive trades

VCC’s automotive refinishing technicians talk trades, trends, and workplace culture
Mar 5, 2018

Win two tickets to Flourish!

Win two tickets to Flourish!

Flourish: an unforgettable evening of Vancouver's best food, wine, and entertainment
Feb 16, 2018

Top 10 VCC stories of 2017

Top 10 VCC stories of 2017

A look at the year’s most popular online stories featuring VCC students, instructors, and alumni
Jan 4, 2018

Fall 2017 convocation recap

Fall 2017 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of almost 1,200 hardworking and dedicated students on November 23, 2017
Dec 4, 2017

Learning while working with real customers sets VCC apart

Learning while working with real customers sets VCC apart

Metro News explores VCC’s next-level apprenticeship opportunities
Nov 10, 2017

Spring 2017 convocation recap

Spring 2017 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of over 1,300 hardworking and dedicated students on June 29, 2017
Jul 7, 2017

2017 BC Skills Competition

2017 BC Skills Competition

VCC brings home 12 awards
Apr 10, 2017

Marvin’s story: hitting the road to a new career

Marvin’s story: hitting the road to a new career

He’d been to college and had a good job, but cars were calling
Jan 28, 2017

Flourish is our signature, annual fundraising green-tie gala!

Flourish is our signature, annual fundraising green-tie gala!

Join us on March 9, 2017
Jan 12, 2017

Fall 2016 convocation recap

Fall 2016 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of over 1,100 hardworking and dedicated students on Nov. 17
Nov 29, 2016

Media release: VCC collaborates with BMW Group Canada

Media release: VCC collaborates with BMW Group Canada

VCC, BMW, and MINI to integrate automotive collision and refinishing training materials
Nov 2, 2016

Funding announcements launch Apprenticeship Recognition Week at VCC

Funding announcements launch Apprenticeship Recognition Week at VCC

Minister Shirley Bond announces investments in youth trades and apprenticeship innovation
Nov 1, 2016

Access to transportation trades

Access to transportation trades

New program gives members of the Deaf community trades training
Aug 4, 2016

New funding announced for cutting-edge automotive, culinary equipment

New funding announced for cutting-edge automotive, culinary equipment

Advanced Education Minister joins VCC auto service tech students in funding announcement
Jul 18, 2016

News Release: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education

News Release: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education

Targeted investments announced to help develop programs for students living with disabilities
Jun 24, 2016

Ray-Cam soapbox derby launch event at VCC

Ray-Cam soapbox derby launch event at VCC

Naskarz hosts a pre-derby BBQ at VCC to introduce teams and sponsors for the Ray-Cam soapbox derby
Apr 29, 2016

2016 BC Provincial Skills Competition winners

2016 BC Provincial Skills Competition winners

VCC wins five gold medals at Skills Canada BC provincial competition
Apr 18, 2016

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2015

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2015

An extra large number of nominees makes winning that much sweeter for these six inspiring individuals
Apr 8, 2016

50 Years. 50 Chefs: A memorable celebration

50 Years. 50 Chefs: A memorable celebration

VCC’s 50th anniversary fundraising event supports student success
Nov 30, 2015

Bianca’s story: from desk job to automotive calling

Bianca’s story: from desk job to automotive calling

How one automotive collision repair apprentice changed lanes and never looked back
Jul 8, 2015

Leigh Wall: finding big opportunities in heavy duty mechanics

Leigh Wall: finding big opportunities in heavy duty mechanics

She did her research and tried something totally new. Read about how it paid off
May 22, 2015

Q&A with John Martinolich: Making it in auto collision repair

Q&A with John Martinolich: Making it in auto collision repair

A hobby repairing cars leads to a profitable career.
Mar 19, 2015

New! UT Engineering and Computer Science

New! UT Engineering and Computer Science

Smaller classes and a pathway to SFU.
Jan 13, 2015

VCC official LNG/CNG vehicle training provider

VCC official LNG/CNG vehicle training provider

VCC becomes official official LNG/CNG vehicle training provider
Dec 10, 2014

New Motive Power Centre of Excellence opens

New Motive Power Centre of Excellence opens

The $16.5-million heavy duty transportation training facility is unveiled on Annacis Island.
Nov 27, 2014

New heavy duty training facility

New heavy duty training facility

Government announces funding for new training facility for VCC & BCIT
Jan 27, 2014

VCC students earn two medals at Skills Canada competition

VCC students earn two medals at Skills Canada competition

Congratulations to all of VCC's Skills Canada competitors.
Jun 7, 2013

It's go time! VCC students compete at Skills Canada

It's go time! VCC students compete at Skills Canada

Eight talented VCC students will be competing at Skills Canada
Jun 3, 2013

VCC auto students assist with taxi safety inspections

VCC auto students assist with taxi safety inspections

We like to call it cab class.
Apr 18, 2013

VCC auto students assist with taxi safety inspections

VCC auto students assist with taxi safety inspections

We like to call it cab class.
Apr 18, 2013

VCC students earn 20 medals in skilled trades competition

VCC students earn 20 medals in skilled trades competition

Vancouver Community College students earned 20 medals at the annual B.C. Skills Competition in Abbotsford on April 17: eight gold, seven silver and five bronze.
Apr 18, 2013