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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Additional open textbooks available for students

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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Additional open textbooks available for students

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Trish Fougner
Manager Communications (GCPE)
Ministry of Advanced Education
250 952-6400
Cell: 250 812-4241
Media Contacts
Trish Fougner
Manager Communications (GCPE)
Ministry of Advanced Education
250 952-6400
Cell: 250 812-4241

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Additional skills and technical open textbooks

The new open textbooks in skills and trades this fall include:

Adult Basic Education – English

BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 1
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 1
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 2
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 2
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 3
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 3
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 4
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 4
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 5
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 5
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Reader 6
BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English Course Pack 6
Total books: 12

Adult Basic Education – Math

Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 1
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 2
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 3
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 4
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 5
Adult Literacy Fundamentals Mathematics Book 6
Total books: 6

Common Core Trades

Apply Science Concepts to Trades Applications
Apply Study and Learning Skills
Control Workplace Hazards
Describe Common Hand Tools and Their Uses
Describe Common Power Tools and Their Uses
Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
Describe Fire Safety
Describe Ladders and Platforms
Describe Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
Describe the Apprenticeship System
Describe the Basic Principles of Electricity
Describe WorksafeBC Regulations
Explain Wiring Connections
Identify Common Circuit Components and Their Symbols
Plan Projects
Read Drawings and Specifications
Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials
Solve Trades Mathematical Problems
Use Codes, Regulations and Standards
Use Interpersonal Communication Skills
Use Manufacturer and Supplier Documentation
Use Multimeters
Use Personal Safety Practices
Total books: 23

Culinary Arts

Baking Ingredients, Nutrition, and Labelling
Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management
Food Safety, Sanitation, and Personal Hygiene
Human Resources in the Food Service and Hospitality Industry
Meat Cutting and Processing
Modern Pasty and Plated Dessert Techniques
Working in the Food Service Industry
Workplace safety in the Food Service Industry
Total books: 8

Healthcare

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Illness
Total books: 1

Tourism and Hospitality

BC Tourism and Hospitality Management
Total books: 1

Miscellaneous

Graphic Design
Physical Geology
Total books: 2

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