Preparing for Heavy Equipment Occupations
Preparing for Heavy Equipment Occupations provides practice with three Essential Skills: Reading Text, Document Use and Numeracy. The publication is divided into three sections.
Section 1 reviews math foundations including fractions, decimals, ratio/proportion and
volume. Section 2 provides a strategy and practice for solving word problems. Section 3 has problem sets which reflect the technical training requirements of apprentices.
This publication will help individuals prepare for writing Operating Engineers Trade Assessments. It is also appropriate for individuals who want to practice their Essential Skills while preparing for technical training in one of the construction trades. Individuals who are thinking about apprenticeship in the construction industry will learn about some of the reading text, document use and numeracy skills required by apprentices in construction trades.