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Instructional Departments: 1950 - 1959

Class 1950

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

1950s visit from WCB
Principal and automotive instructor Jack Macready receives a visit from a member of the Workers' Compensation Board, 1950.
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Job placement board 1951
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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