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The Centre Will Be Open On Thursday, February 14, 2019

Hurray! The snow is finally melting and we can get back to regular classes. The Centre will be open as of Thursday, February 14, 2019. If you are a Thursday student but don’t feel safe venturing out in this weather,

Pacific Training Centre Will Be Once Again Closed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Due to Snowfall

Unfortunately, due to the snow in the Victoria Area, the Pacific Training Centre will once again be closed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you all posted. Stay warm! Alex

Pacific Training centre Closed Tomorrow Due to Snowfall

Due to the snowfall in the Victoria area, the Pacific Training Centre will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12. We will keep monitoring the situation and let you know tomorrow about Wednesday. Keep warm! Alex

We’re looking for Blindness Skills Instructors!

The Pacific Training Centre for the Blind is currently looking for up to three individuals to provide services to its programs. We require Blindness Skills Instructors and Project Managers who have proficiency in at least some of the following areas: Braille

‘The Blind Leading the Blind’ Indeed

As part of our curriculum, students often venture out in public to train. We’ll practice our cane travel skills in the heart of Victoria’s busy downtown core, for instance, so we become accustomed to heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic. It’s

Urgent need for Home Stay Hosts

Want to make a difference? Have a spare room in your home? Then consider becoming a Home Stay Host with the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind. The Pacific Training Centre for the Blind, located in Victoria, provides job readiness

What does a sailboat have to do with blindness skills training?

We’re sometimes asked why the Pacific Training Centre’s logo is a pictorial of a sailboat. Fair question. After all, we don’t teach sailing skills. So what does a nautical vessel have to do with blindness skills training? There are several

Congratulations to our student who graduated from the Blind People in Charge Program last month.

We are proud of all of our students and everything that they accomplish. We’d like to highlight one student in particular who worked so hard and accomplished so much during his time at the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind.

Want to work with us? We’re seeking a Blindness Skills Instructor.

Independent Contractor Position: Blindness Skills Instructor Location: Victoria, BC Reports To: Program Coordinator Dates of Contract: January 9, 2018 to June 29, 2018 Hours: up to 12 per week (number of days and hours are somewhat flexible). Hourly Rate: $20

The PTCB Is Expanding!

The Pacific Training Centre for the Blind (PTCB) is expanding its Blind People in Charge Adult program to include students from outside of Victoria. Staff at the centre will work with an out-of-town student to find appropriate and viable housing

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