You can complete this self-assessment to learn about your essential skills strengths and areas for improvement as related to the trades. This self-assessment includes statements that describe common trades-related tasks for the nine essential skills.
Use the downloadable PDF or online workbook to help you identify which of your essential skills are strong and which may need improvement. The workbook has activities for four of the nine essential skills (reading, document use, numeracy, and writing) and provides examples of how the skills are used in the skilled trades.
This resource is appropriate for those with an elementary reading level and above.
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