Dominion Provincial Youth Training Centre

Instructional Departments: 1950 - 1959

VTS class, 1950.
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Instructional departments in the 1950s were trades-based and included: Automotive Mechanics, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Power Saw Operation, Heavy Duty Machine Operations, Welding


Principal and automotive instructor Jack Macready receives a visit from a member of the Workers' Compensation Board, 1950.
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Principal and automotive instructor Jack Macready keeps track of where students are placed after they complete their training at Nanaimo Vocational Training School. Employers include BC Loggers Association, BC Forest Products, and several local and regional auto shops.
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