Using documents (document use) is the process of interacting with, and interpreting information in visual displays that may include words, numbers, symbols and images to solve a problem or complete a task. This skill is typically associated with using symbols, schedules, lists, drawings, schematics, and tables.
Examples of common documents in the trades includes:
Examples of how different trades apply their skills in using documents:
|Automotive Service Technicians (NOC 7321)||review assembly drawings to determine the position of parts within complex transmissions.|
|Carpenters (NOC 7271)||study a variety of plan, elevation, detail and section drawings.|
|Electricians (NOC 7241)||study complex schematic drawings, e.g. study wiring schematics for details about circuits, capacities, flows and the location of electrical fixtures to install, assemble and repair electrical installations.|
|Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics (NOC 7312)||complete safety inspection checklists for overhead cranes, forklifts and other equipment, hazard analysis forms, and other safety documents.|
|Industrial Mechanics and Millwrights (NOC 7311)||locate data in lists, tables and schedules.|
|Plumbers (NOC 7251)||locate data, such as dimensions, classifications, tolerances, coefficients, identification numbers and quantities, in specification tables.|
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