Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) has demonstrated that contextualized reading, using documents and numeracy skills practice is effective in improving the outcomes of first-year apprentices. NAIT has continued to offer this training based on the value of these early findings.
Targeted to youth and their communities, use the Skills Compétences Canada website to explore skilled trades careers by sector.
Visit the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum website to learn essential information about Canada's apprenticeship system.
Learn more about the Red Seal Program in Canada.
Standardized formal assessment to measure skills. TOWES is led by Bow Valley College.
Learn more about the underlying essential skills required at work by searching the national essential skill profile of your trade.
Essential Skills Profiles
Are you interested in learning more about the Success in Apprenticeship open educational resource and how to deploy the learning materials in your program? Would you benefit from some assistance to setup a foundational skills training initiative within your existing trades program? Would you like to increase your comfort level in supporting foundational skill development during technical training?
Contact Bow Valley College to inquire about the training opportunities available for you or your organization by sending us a message with the nature of your request.
The Success in Apprenticeship Open Educational Resource is available in both official languages. To access the site in French, please visit the link below.