Technical training

Hampton High School and Irving Pulp & Paper Partnership in Education: The Benefits of Teaching and Learning Employability Skills (1998)

In 1993, Irving Pulp and Paper joined forces with Hampton High School, about 30 kilometres northeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, to make technical education programming a vehicle for enhancing students’ employability skills.

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Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators - Answer Key (2010)

This is the answer key for a set of practice tests included in a course developed to train people for jobs in water/wastewater treatment facilities.

The tests covered a variety of material, including measurement conversions; linear, area and volume calculations; chemical measurements; hydraulics; and wastewater and electricity.

The 40-hour course is designed to be presented in eight five-hour classes.

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2012-01-31

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators – Practice Tests (2010)

This set of practice tests is one of the resources for a 40-hour course developed to train people for jobs in water/wastewater treatment facilities.

The document includes tests for material covered in five of the eight course modules: measurement conversions; linear, area and volume calculations; chemical measurements; hydraulics; and wastewater and electricity.

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2012-01-31

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators - Glossary of Terms (2010)

This glossary is one of the resources for a 40-hour course designed to train people for jobs in water and wastewater treatment facilities.

It includes definitions both for mathematical terms like "area" and "fractions" and for terms related to the wastewater sector, like "grit channel" and "detention time".

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2012-01-24

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators, Levels 1 & 2 - Curriculum (2010)

This is the curriculum for a 40-hour course developed to train people to work in water and wastewater treatment facilities.

The curriculum has been designed to be presented in eight modules: a basic math refresher; fractions, decimals and percents; measurement conversions; linear, area and volume calculations; solving equations; chemical measurements; hydraulics; and wastewater and electricity.

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2012-01-24

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators, Levels 1 & 2 – Teacher's Guide (2010)

This is the teacher’s guide for a 40-hour course developed to train people to work in water and wastewater treatment facilities.

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2012-01-24

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators, Levels 1 & 2 - Course Overview (2010)

This document provides an overview of a course designed to train people to work in water and wastewater treatment facilities.

The course consists of eight classes, each five hours in length. Course materials include a pre-assessment test, along with eight modules for the teacher to complete with learners.

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2011-12-02

Safe Landings: Adult Basic Education at Bristol Aerospace (2010)

In the 1990s, Winnipeg-based Bristol Aerospace launched a workforce skills upgrading program to help prepare the company to expand into new markets.

Bristol began with a workplace-based Adult Basic Education (ABE) program offering 80 hours of training over 20 weeks. From there, the company partnered with Red River Community College to develop and deliver technical training programs.

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2010-11-19

Establishing a Baseline for Training: Literacy and Numeracy at Bristol-Myers Squibb (2002)

This Conference Board of Canada case study focuses on the workplace training program at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a pharmaceutical company involved in both research and development and manufacturing. While some of the company's employees are highly educated, others require upgrading in basic pharmaceutical research and manufacturing skills.

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2008-11-19

Accessing and Completing Apprenticeship Training in Canada (2004)

Perceptions of Barriers: A consultation report

This report presents the findings of a research study commissioned by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CFA). The CFA is a multi-partite organization comprised of business, labour, government, educators and other groups that promotes apprenticeship as an effective training and education system and provides a mechanism for key stakeholders to support apprenticeship-delivery systems across Canada.

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