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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship in early Canada What is an apprentice? An apprentice is someone learning their trade on the job, under the supervision and mentorship of a certified journeyperson, with periods of technical training, in an apprenticeable trade and registered as an apprentice with the Government of Nova Scotia. What is a journeyperson? A journeyperson is someone …

Carpentry

   

Drywall

Electrical

Amps,Watts,Ohms,Volts explained Amperage – measurement of the amount of flow in an electrical current; shorten to “amp”; named in honor of Andre’-Marie Ampere (1775-1836) for his early work in the field of electrodynamics. Wire Gauges and Uses Wire Use Rated Ampacity Wire Gauge Low-voltage Lighting and Lamp Cords 10 Amps 18 Gauge Extension Cords 13 Amps 16 …

Measurement/Technical Drawing

Measurements (Why Inch, Foot, Mile) How To Read a Ruler The Ruler Game Trades math Workbook skilled trades classroom

Plumbing Basics

This website has a number of short animations which illustrate basic plumbing concepts. http://www.easy2diy.com/cm/easy/diy_ht_3d_index.asp?page_id=35749938  

Safety

Electrical safety Eye safety General safety Housekeeping safety PPE Student safety rights Slip safety Tools safety Construction worker risk assesment     heads up for safety- p. 45,  

Skills Olympics

   

Small Projects

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Trade Fair Project

Vocabulary Assignment Trades Fair