Vocational upgrading

Dofasco Inc.'s Trade Assist Program: Multiskilling in the Modern Workplace (1998)

Steel company Dofasco, based in Hamilton, Ontario, created the Trade Assist Program to help employees learn the skills they need to maintain ever more technically sophisticated equipment.

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2013-10-17

Literacy at Work: An Employee Perspective [Video – 3:41] (2011)

The subject of this video is an adult learner at Okanagan College in British Columbia. He explains that while he does have the skills for various trades, he would really prefer to work on power lines, and that requires major upgrading.

He discusses the challenges of working and attending college, noting some required courses are not available during his off-hours.

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2013-09-06

Interactive Distance Learning: Putting the Training Wheels in Motion in Canada's Automotive Repair and Service Shops (2005)

Broadcasting out of a state-of-the-art training facility and studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) program established by the Canadian Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) Council has proven to be an indispensable learning and skills development initiative for the automotive repair and service industry.

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2013-08-15

Pathways to College (2008)

Report of the Adult Student Pathways to College Post-secondary Programs Project

About 25 per cent of students in post-secondary Ontario college programs have delayed their entrance to college and have never participated in any form of post-secondary education. These delayed entrants take multiple pathways to college that include participating in courses or programs to upgrade their academic skills.

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2009-02-24

Report on the Integration of College Academic Upgrading Programs (2008)

with Pre-Apprenticeship, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship Programming

This is a report on research that has been conducted on the integration between college Academic Upgrading programs and Pre-Apprentice, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship programming in Ontario. The research is part of a larger College Sector Committee (CSC) project entitled "Supporting Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programming through College Academic Upgrading Programs."

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2009-02-24

Community-Based Program Testing: Issues for Disadvantaged Women (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses career planning and vocational assessment for women.

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2004-03-26
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