Tools for the Trade is written for individuals considering or completing an apprenticeship in the building trades or other settings. It addresses a number of issues specific to apprenticeship. A problem solving model and strategies are introduced. Essential skills as they relate to success in apprenticeship are explained. There is an opportunity to evaluate skills. The final chapter discusses attitudes and behaviours as keys to success. Tools for the Trade points apprentices in the direction of lifelong learning in their careers and is a major contribution to the apprenticeship toolbox.
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