Disability Resource Center CareerPrep Program

Disability Resource Center (DRC) CareerPrep Program is a comprehensive, rigorous program designed to prepare students with developmental disabilities for employment. Practical job preparation and independent living skills are emphasized in a series of courses designed for individualized progress. The program offers an Award of Achievement to students who pass a series of required courses, included, but not limited to:

  • Community Integration
  • Computer Education
  • Current Events
  • Health Education
  • Interpersonal Skills Development
  • Job Readiness
  • Self Advocacy
  • Self Direction
  • Self Support

Housing: No housing is offered through this program.

Duration: The Award of Achievement is a two year course of study.

Program Content

Credit, Degree or Award: Award of participation/completion, Non-credit courses

Course Types: Independent living skills

Volunteer opportunities, Internships & Employment: Paid work, Internships, Off Campus employment, Volunteer opportunities

Program Transition

Transition services for Students exiting the program:

Assistance is provided in career counseling, housing and connecting with adult agencies/service providers.

Course Type
Independent living skills
Credit, Degree or Award
Award of participation/completion Non-credit courses

Contact person: 
Fran Lopez

Contact email: 

(408) 848-4871

Gavilan College
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Library 117
Gilroy , CA 95020 ,