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  • Math for Trades: Volume 2

    Author(s): Chad Flinn, Mark Overgaard; BCIT

    Updated: May 16, 2022

    Description: The Math for Trades: Volume 2 textbook continues where the first volume left off. Volume 2 increases the challenge with topics such as converting units and working with equations, perimeter, area, and volume. Once again the material is presented from a trades perspective with easy-to-understand examples and videos explanations accompanying questions. The goal of this volume is to take the material you learned in Math for Trades: Volume 1 and apply it to more advanced topics that you may encount...[more]

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  • Trades Access Common Core Competency B-3: Use Interpersonal Communication Skills – 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 26, 2022

    Description: No matter what your job is, you will need to communicate with other people. Your communication skills determine how successfully you receive and transmit information. Communication is arguably the most important of all life skills and plays a significant role in all aspects of work and home life. Communication is verbal, written, and non-verbal, and every gesture, voice inflection, or facial movement speaks volumes and conveys information to others. An effective communicator is also an active l...[more]

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  • Line B - Employability Skills Competency B-3: Use Interpersonal Communication Skills

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 13, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON October 1, 2022, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. No matter what your job is, you will need to communicate with other people. Your communication skills determine how successfully you receive and transmit information. Communication is arguably the most important of all life skills and plays a significant role in all aspects of work and home life. Communication is verbal, written, and non-verbal, and every gesture, voice inflection, or facial movement speak...[more]

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  • Trades Access Common Core Competency B-2: Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees – 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 12, 2022

    Description: As you enter the workforce, it is important to understand the major trends in employment and how to find this information. In this competency, we’ll look some of the current major trends in employment in Canada and British Columbia. This review includes an overview of the economy, skills that employers look for, employee expectations, and effective strategies for entering the labour market and finding a job.

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  • Trades Access Common Core Competency B-1: Apply Study and Learning Skills – 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 12, 2022

    Description: This resource is one of twenty-three competencies that make of Trades Access Common Core (TACC). After completing this competency, students should be able to use effective study habits; effective listening techniques; effective note-taking techniques; techniques for reading textbooks effectively; ways to research materials; and effective techniques for preparing for and taking notes.

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  • Trades Access Common Core Competency B-4: Describe the Apprenticeship System – 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 12, 2022

    Description: This Competency provides the information necessary for you to understand the trades training system and how to explore any trades you may be interested in. Careers in the trades can be highly rewarding. Forecast shortages in skilled trades mean that there will be significant opportunities for new workers to enter many of the trades.

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  • Cross Connection Control for Plumbing and Piping Trades: Plumber Apprenticeship Program Level 3

    Author(s): Richard V. Mawle RSE, Camosun College (retired)

    Updated: Apr 8, 2022

    Description: This manual is as part of your third year of apprenticeship training program you must have completed your level 1 and level 2 training to be eligible for this level of training in cross connection control. If you pass the theory and practical portion of this third year and your fourth year training during your apprenticeship training and pass your Red Seal Interprovincial examinations, you will be issued a Red Seal Certificate of Qualification. This Red Seal endorsement entitles you to work any...[more]

  • Line B - Employability Skills Competency B-4: Describe the Apprenticeship System

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 5, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBR 1, 2022, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. This Competency provides the information necessary for you to understand the trades training system and how to explore any trades you may be interested in. Careers in the trades can be highly rewarding. Forecast shortages in skilled trades mean that there will be significant opportunities for new workers to enter many of the trades. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal...[more]

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  • Line B - Employability Skills Competency B-2: Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 5, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2022, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. As you enter the workforce, it is important to understand the major trends in employment and how to find this information. In this Competency, we’ll look some of the current major trends in employment in Canada and British Columbia. This review includes an overview of the economy, skills that employers look for, and employee expectations. We’ll also look at employee expectations and effective strategies for...[more]

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  • Line B - Employability Skills Competency B-1: Apply Study and Learning Skills

    Author(s): Camosun College

    Updated: Apr 5, 2022

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2022, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Every learner has different abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences. Some individuals will be entering a trades program directly from high school as part of a dual-credit program or youth initiative and have limited experience outside of the classroom. Others may have been out ofthe formal education system for a number of years, but bring valuable years of work experience into the classroom. Regardless...[more]

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