This course will help instructors gain an understanding of the Essential Skills levels and how they apply to the Reading, Document Use and Numeracy skills of apprentices. Activities provide instructional ideas on how to address skills gaps and improve the ability of apprentices to succeed at technical training.

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a final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.


when you have completed the applying essential skills in the classroom course you will:

  • understand what the 9 essential skills are,
  • understand how reading, document use and numeracy skills are used in technical training,
  • understand complexity levels and how they impact training,
  • be able to apply essential skills complexity and strategies to address needs of apprentices with levels 1 to 3 essential skills.

Structure and Workload

this course consists of 4 lessons of approximately 30 minutes duration each, for a total of about 2 hours of self-paced instruction.

1Applying Essential Skills in the Classroom
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Type:Elearning Course
Learning Time:2h