Apprenticeship Goal Path Resources

 Trade Essentials Manuals
Author(s):   PEI Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning
Published:   Date Unknown
Funder:   Government of Canada

The Trades Essentials program was designed to increase participation in trades by providing a well-defined pathway for each client to build on present skills and access services necessary for success in his or her occupation.

Trade Specific Essential Skills Inventories (ESI)

Through a dynamic assessment process using contextualized Essential Skills assessments, clients can identify individual proficiency levels of the following Essential Skills: reading text, document use, numeracy, oral communication, writing and using computers. The Essential Skills Inventory and the Technical Skills Inventory assist the client to develop a learning path which includes measurable targets to reach his/her individual goals.

Trade Specific Essential Skills Curriculum

Trade-specific curriculum frameworks have been created for each of the thirteen trades along with trades specific curriculum guidelines and suggested resource materials.

Technical Skills Inventories (TSI)

Through a self-assessment process, clients are able to identify their individual trade specific skills.

The Thirteen Trades:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter
  • Construction
  • Electrician
  • Cook
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Machinist
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Oil
  • Burner Mechanic
  • Plumber
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter
  • Welder
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) Trade Essentials ES
Linked to:   Essential Skills