Niall A. Trainor, MA, RRP, CVRP (F) conducts vocational assessments of injured workers, provides vocational counselling, and prepares reports used in litigation. He also works with employers to assess job candidates through the administration of standardized testing used to measure critical job skills such as literacy, numeracy, spatial ability, and mechanical reasoning.
Niall obtained a Master of Arts degree in Sociology in 1983, specialized in the areas of social psychology, social research methods, and the sociology of work.
He is a Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) and has been a member in good standing of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada since January 1993.
He is also a member in good standing of the Canadian College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals and holds the designation of Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (Fellow).
Niall has more than 37 years of practical experience as a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant in the not-for-profit and private sectors. During his career he has assessed and counselled more than 5,000 workers with multiple employment barriers, worked collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary teams, written more than 2,500 vocational rehabilitation reports for legal purposes, and has appeared as an independent, expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia since 1995.