Updates study skills and gives a head start on trades training. Provides the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in trades and apprenticeship training.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
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This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 8 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.
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Module 1 introduces techniques used to enhance your learning skills and explores fire safety and safety precautions for hand and power tools. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 2 identifies some of the factors that influence reading comprehension and also introduces general insulation principles and the effects of heat and heat transfer. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 3 introduces strategies to increase your technical vocabulary while examining tire codes, metal fasteners and metals, metric prefixes, and forms of energy. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 4 investigates the structure of matter and properties of gases, liquids, and solids while also examining three note-taking strategies. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 5 takes a close look at orthographic and isometric drawings and describes some techniques for reading drawings and tables. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 6 introduces techniques to enhance your memory while examining WHMIS symbols and basic hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, and saws. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 7 describes concentrated study techniques to help increase retention and understanding of information. You will have an opportunity to apply study skills in order to learn about internal combustion engines and electrical circuits. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Module 8 provides you with an opportunity to apply successful test taking strategies. You will complete an invigilated timed exam on internal combustion engines and electrical circuits, as learned in the previous module. At the end of this module, you will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2006
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