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SkillPlan has developed resources which contribute to workforce skills development, used by trainers, educators, trades instructors, and apprentices. Highlights include topics such as: Trade math workbooks for carpenters and general construction, trade entrance test prep guides for various trade occupations, mentoring in technical training, oral communication on the job. Please scroll down to see our catalogue. Click the title to view detailed information about each item. You can order our publications in two ways:
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Formulas for the Trades Poster

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Format: Wall Poster
Price: $9
(*Price for 10+): $7.20
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

26″ x 39″ trades math wall poster featuring examples with steps to solve area, volume, and right-angle triangle problems. Also gives formulas for perimeter, area, volume, 3-4-5 method, and trigonometry.

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Carpenter Applications

Author(s): Sue Grecki, Bob Whitaker
Format: Coil bound, 190 pages
Price: $54
(*Price for 10+): $48.60
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Carpentry training textbook for learning basic skills in construction trades math.
Companion to: Measurement and Calculation for the Trades

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Formulas at Work: Tradesworkers on the Job

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: Coil book, 70 pages
Price: $40
(*Price for 10+): $36
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Practice construction math skills using actual construction situations. For construction apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship.
Includes: 4 Formula Posters.
Companion to: From the Ground Up

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From the Ground Up: Tradesworkers on the Job

Author(s): Vanya Wong, Julia Lew
Format: Coil book, 126 pages
Price: $34
(*Price for 10+): $30.60
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Practice construction skills such as interpreting floor plans, reading specifications for wiring, and calculating lengths of lumber.
Companion to: Formulas at Work

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Measurement and Calculation for the Trades

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: Coil bound, 283 pages
Price: $54
(*Price for 10+): $48.60
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Math textbook – Review & practice basic construction math skills such as measurement and calculation. Prepare for technical training in a construction apprenticeship.
Also available: Carpenter Applications

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Numeracy Rules

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: 3-Ring Binder, 98 Pages
Price: $27.00
(*Price for 10+): $24.30
Category: Apprentices, Essential Skills, Learners, Practioners, Trades

Practice numeracy essential skills such as measuring, fractions, and making metric-imperial conversions. Includes worksheets, rulers, and a pocket guide.
Also available: Pocket Guides can be purchased separately.

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Numeracy Rules Pocket Guide

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: 3 fold card
Price: $1.25
(*Price for 10+): $1.25
Category: Apprentices, Essential Skills, Instructors, Learners, Practioners, Trades

This pocket guide (when folded measures 3.5″ x 4.25″) is a ruler itself and a reference to trades math conversions and formulas.

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Preparing for the Boilermaker Trade

Author(s): Sue Grecki, Teresa Phillips
Format: 3-Ring Binder, 112 Pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $24.30
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Prepare for writing Trade Assessments. Practice your essential skills while preparing for technical training in one of the construction trades.
Also available: Prep Guides for Bricklayers, Floorlayers, Heavy Equipment Occupations, Ironworkers

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Preparing for Heavy Equipment Occupations

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: 3 ring binder, 71 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $24.30
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Prepare for writing Trade Assessments. Practice your essential skills while preparing for technical training in one of the construction trades.
Also available: Prep Guides for Boilermakers, Bricklayers, Floorlayers, Ironworkers

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Preparing for the Ironworker Trade

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: 3 ring binder, 100 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $24.30
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

Prepare for writing Trade Assessments. Practice your essential skills while preparing for technical training in one of the construction trades.
Also available: Prep Guides for Boilermakers, Bricklayers, Floorlayers, Heavy Equipment Occupations

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