Essential Skills and Standard Aero (2009)

This is one in a series of case studies examining Essential Skills development in the workplace. In this instance, the focus is on Standard Aero, an international company specializing in the maintenance and repair of turbine engines.

The company used a Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) customized for the aerospace industry to assess technicians’ abilities in literacy, numeracy and, in particular, document use. As well, Standard Aero is using TOWES to help promote employees from within the company by identifying those whose strong Essential Skills make them good prospects for further training.

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Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES). Essential Skills and Standard Aero 2009. Web. 15 Apr. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/towes/standard/standard.pdf>
Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) (2009). Essential Skills and Standard Aero. Retrieved April 15, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/towes/standard/standard.pdf
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