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  • Line D: Organizational Skills Competency D-4: Use Codes, Regulations and Standards

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Codes, regulations, standards, specifications, and recommended practices are used in all aspects of construction, fabrication, manufacturing, and inspection. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be used as stand-alone books. Line D – Organizational Skills. D-1 Solve Trades Mathematical Problems, D-2 Apply Science Concepts to Trades Applications, D-3 Read ...[more]

  • Line D: Organizational Skills Competency D-3: Read Drawings and Specifications

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Some of the most important documents used in the workplace are the technical drawings, diagrams, and schematics that specify how fabrication and construction tasks will be carried out, or describe the composition and assembly of equipment. One of the essential skills for anyone involved in a trade is the ability to correctly interpret drawings. If you are in a construction or fabrication industry, you will need to be able to examine a drawing, take information from it, and visualize the finishe...[more]

  • Line D: Organizational Skills Competency D-2: Apply Science Concepts to Trades Applications

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: This Competency introduces the basic principles governing the structure and the behaviour of solids, liquids, and gases. You will look at the effects forces have on objects and the basic machines that transmit a force. You will also examine the effects of thermal and electrical energy. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be used as stand-alone books. Lin...[more]

  • Line D: Organizational Skills Competency D-1: Solve Trades Mathematical Problems

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Essential skills are used in every job to varying degrees and at different levels of complexity. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve in their jobs and adapt to changes in the workplace. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be used as stand-alone books. Line D – Organizational Skills. D-1 Solve Trades Mathemat...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-4: Describe Ladders and Work Platforms

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: In this Competency you will learn about some of the common equipment used for performing work at elevated locations. The safe use of ladders and scaffolds is required in all types of jobs. A safely built scaffold provides a stable platform for workers to complete their work. The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation has set minimum standards for erecting and using ladders and work platforms.The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-l...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-3: Describe Rigging and Hoisting Equipment

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Rigging loads for lifting requires the use of various hardware items. Knowing how to correctly select, inspect, and assemble of each of these items is critical to a safe lift. To effectively use ropes in a work setting requires that you become familiar with several types of ropes, knots, bends, and hitches. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be used as st...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-2: Describe Common Power Tools and Their Uses

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Power tools play a major role in virtually every trade. You will be expected to be familiar with a wide range of portable and stationary power tools and to understand the safe operation of these tools. Proper maintenance improves the life and performance of the tool. Correct set-up and operating procedures ensure good results and prevent injury. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the...[more]

  • Line C: Tools and Equipment Competency C-1: Describe Common Hand Tools and Their Uses

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    Description: Hand tools are used in almost every trade, but many of them have particular applications in a specific trade. It is likely you have used some of these tools already at work, at school, or at home, but this may be the first time you have had the chance to study some of the tools’ designs and applications in detail. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility for lines to be use...[more]

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

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    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. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while still offering the flexibility ...[more]

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

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Feb 21, 2017

    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]