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Access Programs for People With Disabilities

Student Success Stories

2017/2018 Intake/Information Sessions

Thursday, Nov 24 9:30am-noon Room 2550B KPU Richmond Register Now
Thursday, Nov 24 1:00pm-3:00pm Room 1205 KPU Surrey Register Now
Friday, Nov 25 1:00pm-3:00pm Room 1030 KPU Langley Register Now
Wednesday, Feb 22 9:30am-noon Room 2550B KPU Richmond Register Now
Wednesday, Feb 22 1:00pm-3:00pm Room 1205 KPU Surrey Register Now
Thursday, Feb 23 9:30am-11:30am Room 1030 KPU Langley Register Now

See either the Work Exploration or Job Preparation Programs web page for eligibility and more program details.


The Access Programs for People with Disabilities teach the essential skills to become successful students, capable employees and valuable members of the community.

Program Goals

Access Programs for People with Disabilities Department (APPD) offers ten-month employment programs adults with a permanent disability or a combination of learning disabilities that hinder scholastic success. These programs prepare students for employment, volunteer work or further education.

Program Options

  1. Work Exploration is designed to provide information to students about work opportunities.
  2. Job Preparation is designed to meet the vocational needs of students seeking competitive employment.
  3. Vocational Skills Training has in the past offered two programs designed to provide specific skills training and work experiences.  These programs are not being offered as they are currently being reviewed. Watch this site for updates.

All Vocational Skills Training Options are currently not available - UNDER REVIEW:

Admission Requirements

Program-specific details are outlined in the program option sections listed above.

 

APPD students

Employment Potential

APPD programs are designed to develop work-related skills, increase self-awareness and increase self esteem. With instruction and training, students work toward realizing their employment and personal potential.

Certification

A Certificate of Completion is awarded to students who have successfully completed an APPD program.

For more information,contact Bryn Poirier at appd@kpu.ca or by calling 604.599.3095.