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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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Sustainable Essential Skills: Trades Worksheets, Book 1

Author(s): SkillPlan and Buildforce Canada
Format: Coil bound, 78 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $27
Category: Essential Skills, Instructors, Practioners, Trades

Supplement lessons with trade-specific worksheets that integrate Essential Skills strategies into technical training.
Boilermakers, Bricklayers, Carpenters – Scaffolders, Crane Operators, Floorcovering Installers, Glaziers.
Companion to Sustainable Essential Skills: Instructor’s Guide, Trades Worksheets Books 2 & 3.

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Sustainable Essential Skills: Trades Worksheets, Book 2

Author(s): SkillPlan and Buildforce Canada
Format: Coil bound, 84 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $27
Category: Essential Skills, Instructors, Practioners, Trades

Supplement lessons with trade-specific worksheets that integrate Essential Skills strategies into technical training.
Heavy Equipment Operators, Heat & Frost Insulators, Ironworkers, Painters & Decorators.
Companion to Sustainable Essential Skills: Instructor’s Guide, Trades Worksheets Book 1 & 3.

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Sustainable Essential Skills: Trades Worksheets, Book 3

Author(s): SkillPlan and Buildforce Canada
Format: Coil bound, 84 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $27
Category: Essential Skills, Instructors, Practioners, Trades

Supplement lessons with trade-specific worksheets that integrate Essential Skills strategies into technical training.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanics, Sheet Metal Workers, Wall & Ceiling Installers.
Companion to Sustainable Essential Skills: Instructor’s Guide, Trades Worksheets Book 1 & 2.

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Writing at Work

Author(s): Sue Grecki, Sheila Whincup
Format: 3 ring binder, 266 pages
Price: $78
(*Price for 10+): $70.20
Category: Essential Skills, Practioners

Examines the purpose, style, organization and use of writing formats such as entry forms, regulations, etc. Contains workplace essential skills practice activities.
Also available, in the “at Work” series:
Reading at Work
Document Use at Work
Numeracy at Work

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Thinking Strategies for Numeracy

Author(s): Julia Lew, Claire Lloyd, Vanya Wong
Format: 3 ring binder, 376 pages
Price: $89
(*Price for 10+): $80.10
Category: Essential Skills, Practioners

Teaches thinking strategies using workplace Numeracy essential skills tasks. Designed to be instructor led, and includes practice activities.
Includes: eBook for instructors

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Tools for the Trade

Author(s): Sue Grecki
Format: Coil bound, 140 pages
Price: $27
(*Price for 10+): $24.30
Category: Apprentices, Instructors, Trades

A Guide to Success in Apprenticeship. Workplace Essential Skills for the skilled trades.
Companion to: Science for the Trades

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La Rédaction au Travail

Author(s): Lynda Fownes
Format: 3 ring binder, 280 pages
Price: $78
(*Price for 10+): $70.20
Category: Essential Skills, Practioners

La Rédaction au Travail est une ressource provenant du milieu du travail qui décrit les activités de rédaction effectuées dans de nombreux emplois.

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La Lecture au Travail: Guide de l’Animateur

Author(s): Corinne Volpatti, Jean Tonski, Vanya Wong, Lynda Fownes
Format: 3-ring binder, 408 pages
Price: $98
(*Price for 10+): $88.20
Category: Essential Skills, Practioners

La lecture au travail illustre la manière dont les compétences essentielles de lecture de texte et d’utilisation de documents s’appliquent au milieu de travail.

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La lecture au travail: Recueil de lecture du lieu de travail

Author(s): Corinne Volpatti, Jean Tonski, Vanya Wong, Lynda Fownes
Format: 3 ring binder, 298 pages
Price: $38
(*Price for 10+): $34.20
Category: Essential Skills, Learners

Aussi:
La lecture au travail: Guide de l’animateur
Le calcul au travail

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Le Calcul au Travail

Author(s): Julian Evetts, Lynda Fownes, Elizabeth Thompson
Format: 3 ring binder, 374 pages
Price: $78
(*Price for 10+): $70.20
Category: Essential Skills, Practioners

Aussi:
La Lecture au Travail: Recueil de Lecture du Lieu de Travail
La Rédaction au Travail

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