Program by Deaf Litercy Initiative
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Job Readiness Program

Vancouver Community College

VCC Broadway Campus
1155 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 4V5
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VCC Downtown Campus
250 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1S9
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604-871-7341 (TTY)
604-871-7342 (Voice)
604-871-7379 (Fax)
http://www.vcc.ca

Contact Person:

Shannon Hougham
shougham@vcc.ca

Program Details:

The focus of Job Readiness Training is on helping deaf and hard of hearing participants explore a number of types of jobs, make career choices, plan their education and training, find employment and develop skills that will help them keep jobs. The program will use an integrated approach to learning, building academic and computer skills while developing personal management and work related skills.

This is a full-time program with class hours Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Students work both individually and in groups. There are written and/or verbal assignments with each course. Courses are presented through lecture, small group discussion, assigned readings and projects, and self-study.

Program Cost:

$30 application fee, Tuition free