ATC Was a Proud Sponsor of this Year's VRA Canada Conference & Annual General Meeting in Ottawa

VRA Canada Conference

The Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA) is a national organization that represents and advocates for vocational rehabilitation professionals. Their focus is to remove barriers and help individuals return to work, or to find the best possible outcomes for employment.

Established in 1970, VRA Canada consists of members who offer specific expertise in vocational rehabilitation and disability management, as well as a broad range of expertise that spans the fields of:

  • Counselling
  • Psychology and industrial psychology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Labour relations
  • Human resources

The association is built on the foundation of knowledge and experience teamed with dignity and compassion. Their core belief is that all people should have the right and opportunity to participate in society fully and with dignity, and have the opportunity to advance their vocational and life goals.

This year’s annual conference was held at the Delta Ottawa City Centre and gave VRA members the opportunity to meet and share their knowledge with each other. Read on to find out more about what went on at this year’s conference, as well as details of which vocational programs are available at an ATC campus near you!

ATC Was a Proud Sponsor of this Year's VRA Canada ConferenceBringing People Together at the 2015 VRA Canada Conference

This year’s event brought in keynote speakers to give inspiring talks and lead educational workshops on topics that apply to all fields, including:

  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Disability management
  • Ethics
  • Addiction in the workplace
  • Mental health
  • Risk management

With attendees from a wide range of fields, from healthcare workers to professionals in an automotive career, the conference brought many minds together to provide a unique educational experience to all.

Automotive Training at ATC’s Surrey Campus

We at ATC are proud to offer a comprehensive list of training programs to anyone who wants to pursue an auto career. Whether you want to work on engines, or your dream job is to sell cars or do custom paint jobs—we’ve got a program that’s designed to help you fulfill your career goals. Choose from programs such as:

  • Automotive service technician
  • Auto body estimating
  • Auto sales & leasing
  • Auto parts and warehousing
  • Dispatching and transportation

Our Surrey campus offers top-of-the-line equipment and facilities, including several garages and an automotive painting shop. When you earn your diploma from ATC, you’re guaranteed to be equipped with all the technical skills and credentials to put you on the fast track to the career you’ve always wanted!

To check out our full list of automotive training programs, or to learn more about how to kick off your auto career, visit our website

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