This program helps 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.
Students work 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, lab activities, field experience, practica, and self-study.
Classes are generally held Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (subject to change).
Part or Full‑time
VCC welcomes applications from
Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to
educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
Minimum entry-level Upper Beginner English.
Successful interview with the department.
Mature and self-confident
Genuinely interested in pursuing educational and career goals
Basic computer skills including Internet, email, mouse and keyboard familiarity, ability to type a short letter
Notification Alert: System Maintenance
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Please apply when the system maintenance is complete.
Fees and Other Costs
College initiative fee
Student union fee
$24.81 per term
- Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students making advanced payments for programs/courses or installment payments for current programs, will be required to pay increased rates. The application fee is non-refundable. For more information, see withdrawals and refunds specific to this program.
Note: All course/program information including course/program content, length, admission requirements, prerequisites, start/end dates, postponements and/or cancellation is subject to change without notice.