The Learning Development Center
The Learning Development Center (LDC) is a branch of the Disability Programs & Services (DPS) department at Chaffey College. It is a job readiness and job placement program offering classes and hands-on lab experience to assist students with disabilities in successful job placement. The goal of the program is competitive (independent) employment. The program includes Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Mastery level courses in Job Readiness Skills and Job Skills Practicum Lab. Components include:
- Job success skills
- Interpersonal awareness
- Current events
- Money management
- Personal development for success
- Job search preparation
- Hands on training in food services, retail/customer service, janitorial skills and office skills
- Volunteer work experience
Housing: No housing is offered through program.
Duration: A sequence of courses is offered over four semesters, or approximately two years; however, completion of the program occurs whenever a student obtains employment within this period of time.