Getting to work on essential skills
What is an Essential Skill?
An essential skill is an important skill that will help you be better at what you do.
Why are these Skills â€œessentialâ€?
They are needed for work, learning and life. They are the foundation for learning all other skills.
Why are Essential Skills important to industry?
These skills help people grow within their jobs.
Essential Skills and the Trades
The level of essential skills required for most trades is as high or higher than it is for many office jobs.
Want to know more?
These short videos explain what the Essential Skills are (from Skills Canada website):
You can also visit the Essential Skills page at the Skills Canada website.