Skilled Trades Helpers & Labourers Curriculum: Practitioner (2004)

This guide is part of a series of Essential Skills occupational curricula developed for adult upgrading programs and is used in conjunction with the corresponding learner’s document.

The authors note that among the skilled tradesperson who may require helpers are carpenters; cement masons and finishers; industrial painters; plumbers; roofers and shinglers; terrazo, tile and marble craftspeople; and other skilled workers in the construction trades.

In this document, the authors provide answer keys for activities contained in the learner’s document. Those activities include True or False, Fill in the blanks, and matching exercises, as well as open-ended questions designed to help learners develop critical thinking and communication skills.

The also provide a number of demonstration activities for further learning. The authors include the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) level for each activity; describe the activity’s anticipated outcomes; and explain which Essential Skills are being demonstrated and at what level.

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