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Item v000061 - We keep them flying: Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI), Sea Island campus

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C08-v000061

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We keep them flying: Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI), Sea Island campus

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  • 1985 (Creation)

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1 videocassette (5:20 min.) : VHS, col., sd.

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Pacific Vocational Institute (1977-1986)

Administrative history

On April 1st, 1978, Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI) assumed its official status as an independent crown corporation. PVI was to function under one board of industrial representatives who would maintain direct financial control, planning and operation of the institution.
Appointed by cabinet, the following individuals were named to the board of governors:
Mr. Leslie R. Redford, Frank Redder, Don Fearey, Jake Wyman, Donald Doyle, E. A. Killough, T. Wyman Trineer, T. Stuart Mathieson, and Nadine Sherwin.
The PVI Board of Governors had three senior officers:
L.R. Redford 1978-1981
T.W. Trineer 1981-1984
F. Sondergaard 1985-1986

By 1983, the school registered about 23,000 students a year. Classes consisted of accounting, aviation, business administration, clerical, marketing, construction, building service, painting and decorating, food training, graphics, photography, industrial safety, instructor training, personal development, mechanical, piping, plumbing and gas, steel, welding, drafting, electrical, industrial electronics for electricians, industrial mathematics, non-destructive testing, and refrigeration.

Henry Justesen was the sole Principal of PVI, 1978-1986.

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Promotional video for Pacific Vocational Institute's (PVI) Sea Island campus. Voice speaking over video of still photographs of students engaged in learning, some video of students working on aircraft, short interviews with Jack Cook, Director, Aircraft and component maintenance CP Air, Ray Miles, Shop Supervisor, Air BC, and Doug Forest, PVI graduate, video contains some animation of logos and drawing of aircraft and the way photographs are displayed.

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Playback of physical tape restricted for preservation reasons.

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Copyright: BCIT; expiry unknown

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  • video/mp4
  • warping along bottom of video
  • poor quality picture overall

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File size: 0.15 GB

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C. McLellan, 2019-01-17

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V000061-We_Keep_Them_Flying_converted.mp4

Media type

Video

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video/mp4

Filesize

15.1 MiB

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January 22, 2019 1:36 PM

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  • Box: Bay 24, shelf G, box 4