College and Career Preparation
This eight-month program offers students with disabilities the opportunity to gain self-management and employment skills and develop realistic career objectives in their chosen field while in the classroom. Students will participate in a series of employability workshops such as WHMIS, Food Safe, and SuperHost, etc. They will learn basic computer skills, including word processing and using e-mail and internet. In addition, students gain on-the-job experience while on community-based work placements. Overall, the program will provide the employability, skills, and experience necessary for students to find employment or gain access to further training at UCFV or elsewhere.
For entry into the Workplace TASK program, students must:
• have a history of a disability (possible documentation: special
education in high school, previous institutional living, other),
How to apply
For information about the Mission program, contact Darlene Carson at 604-820-6011, or send an e mail to Darlene.Carson@ufv.ca.
For information about the Chilliwack program, contact Alyson Seale at 604-702-2621 or send an e-mail to Alyson.Seale@ufv.ca.
All students applying for the program will be interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please see this section of the CCP website to learn about TASK entrance requirements, fees, modules, course descriptions, and more.
TASK students are required to pick up a Permission to Register form from their instructor so they can register in the program.
TASK students are required to pay tuition fees that total approximately $2200 for two semesters. The $2200 covers the cost of five employability workshops. In addition to tuition fees, classroom supplies and text will cost each student approximately $100.00 (e.g. text, copy card, computer memory stick, ring binder, paper, pen, pencil, etc).
Financial aid from Adult Basic Education Student Assistance Program (ABESAP)
Students may gain access to funds for tuition through the Adult Basic Education Student Assistance Program (ABESAP). Contact a TASK instructor for more information.
Dates and locations
TASK is a full-time program which runs from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm three days per week from September to late April. The program consists of fifteen modules offered over two 16-week semesters (fall and winter). Modules one to five are offered in the fall semester. Modules six to fifteen are offered in the winter semester.
TASK programs are offered at the UCFV Mission campus at Heritage Park Centre and at the UCFV Chilliwack campus.
The program consists of 15 modules offered over two 15-week semesters (fall and winter). Students attend classes three and one-half days per week.
Note: Students must participate in all fifteen modules and successfully complete a work experience placement in order to receive a UCFV certificate.
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