The Trades Learning Centre offers a variety of options to prepare you on Mathematics and study skills for pre-test, trades training, and apprenticeship programs offered at BCIT and elsewhere.
Instructors notes are available through the internet or by correspondence.
Registration is continuous and courses may be completed in three months or less. A personal tutor will be assigned and assistance is available at BCIT Burnaby Campus.
- ACES 0011 - Basic Trades Math
Covers whole numbers, fractions, decimal fraction, measurement, and related trades problems.
- ACES 0012 - Intermediate Trades Math
Covers percent, ratio/proportion, precision measurement, roots and powers, signed numbers, order of operations, and related trades problems.
- ACES 0013 - Craft Trades Math
Covers algebra, formulas, 2 dimensional(plane), and 3 dimensional(solid) geometry and related trades problems. Ideal for the metal, wood, and mechanical trades learner.
- ACES 0014 - Technical Trades Math
Covers scientific and engineering notation, precision measurement; angles; triangles, and trigonometry; systems of equations, and related trades problems. Ideal for the electrical, electronics, power engineering, and plumbing/piping, millwright, and machinist trades learner.
- ACES 0020 - Technical Literacy: Tools of the Trades
Updates study skills and gives a head start on trades training. Provides the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in trades and apprenticeship training.