(90hrs, 6 credits)
The Trades Readiness course is designed to help the student prepare for the workplace. The course addresses personal/life management topics targeted at assisting the participants in making a successful transition to the industrial workplace. Topics covered include employer/employee expectations, introduction to rotational work, balance and wellness, managing stress, managing money, and communication on the job. Other topics covered are developing a positive attitude, workplace numerate skills, teamwork, safety awareness, guidelines for handling hazardous materials, First Aid with CPR, resume writing and job search skills.