Tools for the Trade: A Guide to Success in Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship is a unique combination of on-the-job training and technical training. Success in apprenticeship depends on many things—essential skills such as reading text, using documents and solving mathematical problems; personal characteristics and attitudes; and job-related skills. 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’s 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 tool box. 2000.
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