Carpenter |

Introduction

Carpenters construct, erect, install, maintain and repair structures and components of structures made of wood, wood-substitutes and other materials. They are employed by construction companies, carpentry contractors, maintenance departments of factories, plants and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Essential Skills Requirements:

Safety-related Activities | |

Reading | |

Ability to understand short instructions and warnings written on signs, labels and packaging. (Complexity: 1) | |

Uncategorized | |

Reading | |

2nd Reading level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Reading level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

4th Reading level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

5th Reading level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

7th Reading level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to read reminders and short notes from co-workers to coordinate work activities. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to read short text entries on technical drawings and on forms, such as work orders and invoices. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to understand short comments written on forms such as building permits and repair orders. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to understand short instructions and warnings written on signs, labels and packaging. (Complexity: 1) | |

14th Reading level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

7th Reading level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

8th Reading level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to read notices, bulletins and newsletters, e.g. read notices from workers’ compensation boards to learn about workplace hazards and newsletters to stay up-to-date on union activities. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to read product use instructions, e.g. read instructions for the use of scissor lifts, gas-powered fastening tools and total station layout instruments. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to read workplace safety materials, e.g. read Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to understand the chemical composition and hazards of products, such as adhesives. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to understand information contained in service and recall bulletins. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to understand written instructions for the preparation of .... 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to understand written instructions for the set-up, operation and maintenance of equipment such as ... 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Reading level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability ro read and interpret building codes, regulations, bylaws and standards, e.g. read building codes to determine the minimum height of railings and banisters. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to interpret information contained in a variety of repair, service and procedure manuals. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to read and interpret written information in text books, training manuals and technical reports, e.g. read engineering reports to learn about geologic conditions at construction sites. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to read brochures and magazine and website articles to learn about new products and stay informed about industry practices. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to read instructions and procedures contained in manuals, e.g. read construction manuals to learn how to build structures, such as domed roofs and circular stairwells. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand and interpret environmental protection practices such as HAZMAT and ISO 14000 - 14001. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand and interpret quality control practices such as ISO 9000. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand and interpret regulations that govern occupational health and safety. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand and interpret regulations that govern the roadworthiness, noise and emission standards of ... (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand written instructions about the set-up, operation and maintenance of equipment such as... 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand written instructions about the use of electronic record keeping systems. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand written instructions contained in detailed policy manuals. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand written instructions pertaining to the use of portable power tools such as... 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to understand written permit application procedures and instructions. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Document Use | |

1st Document Use level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Document Use level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Document Use level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

4th Document Use level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

5th Document Use level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Document Use level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Document Use level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Document Use level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Document Use level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

5th Document Use level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Document Use level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Document Use level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

3rd Document Use level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Document Use level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

5th Document Use level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Document Use level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Document Use level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

3rd Document Use level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Document Use level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

5th Document Use level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Document Use level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Document Use level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

3rd Document Use level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Document Use level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

5th Document Use level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Whole Numbers | |

Ability to read and write, count, round off, add or subtract, multiply or divide whole numbers, e.g. read measuring tapes, order lumber. (Complexity: 1) | |

Fractions | |

Ability to read and write, add or subtract fractions, multiply or divide by a fraction, multiply or divide fractions, e.g. use fractional units of inches when measuring the thickness of flooring materials. (Complexity: 2) | |

Decimals | |

Ability to read and write, round off, add or subtract decimals, multiply or divide by a decimal, multiply or divide decimals, e.g. use decimals to record partial units for measurement, such as 6.4 metres. (Complexity: 1) | |

Percents and Mixed Operations | |

Ability to use percent to locate numbers; add, subtract, multiply and divide signed numbers; complete mixed operations with whole numbers, fractions, percents and decimals. (Complexity: 2) | |

Data Analysis | |

Ability to calculate and use totals, sub-totals and basic summary measures like averages and rates; perform proportional calculations. (Complexity: 2) | |

Geometry - Basic Skills | |

Ability to analyze and draw lines and line segments; use coordinates to locate points in a plane; calculate angles; use concepts such as parallelism to solve problems. (Complexity: 2) | |

Geometry - Plane Figures | |

Ability to calculate perimeters, areas and circumferences; analyze angles and distances in triangles, rectangles and circles; analyze complex shapes into constituent plane figures. (Complexity: 2) | |

Geometry - Solids | |

Ability to calculate volumes of rectangular solids, cylinders and prisms; analyze complex volumes into constituent regular solids. (Complexity: 2) | |

Geometry - Advanced Tasks | |

Ability to analyze angles and distances in plane figures; calculate areas of other polygons; use theorem to solve problems; calculate areas and volumes of objects such as spheres, pyramids and cones. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Measurement | |

Ability to measure things such as distance, weight, volume, temperature and angles; use and convert between Metric and Imperial measurement units. (Complexity: 2) | |

Algebra | |

Ability to construct and solve equations with one to three different variables and use common formulas. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Trigonometry | |

Ability to identify and calculate known and unknown angles, use trigonometry to set up and solve problems using trigonometry. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Oral Communication | |

1st Oral Communication level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Oral Communication level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to discuss delvery schedules with suppliers. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to discuss simple tasks and exchange information with co-workers. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to greet customers and clients. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to listen to and interpret simple instructions. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to provide simple instructions to customers. (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Oral Communication level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Oral Communication level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to answer customers' questions, gather information from them and discuss their needs for services. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to ask questions to clarify job tasks and expectations. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to discuss work practices at staff meetings. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to discuss work practices at staff meetings. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to explain work processes and procedures to customers. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to negotiate schedules and resource requirements with tradespeople. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to provide information to customers about products and services. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to talk to customers about overdue accounts and to arrange payments. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Oral Communication level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Oral Communication level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to actively promote the about the purchase of products and services. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to discuss and provide detailed, step-by-step instructions to workers.3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to discuss and resolve disputes with customers.3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to discuss troubleshooting and repair information with co-workers and help desk technicians. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to explain technical problems, processes and solutions to co-workers such as apprentices. 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to gather information from workers involved in workplace accidents and incidents.3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Ability to talk to co-workers and colleagues to solve critical production delays. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Writing | |

1st writing Level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st writing Level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st writing Level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Thinking | |

1st Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

4th Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

5th Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

6th Thinking Skill level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

5th Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

6th Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

7th Thinking Skill level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to evaluate the accuracy of equipment readings and test results. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to evaluate the quality of work performed by considering factors such as the appearance and structural integrity of completed projects. (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

3rd Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

5th Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

6th Thinking Skill level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Thinking Skill level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Thinking Skill level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Thinking Skill level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

5th Thinking Skill level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Numeracy - Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting Math | |

1st Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Scheduling, Budgeting and Accounting level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Numeracy - Measurement and Calculation Math | |

Ability to calculate quantities for solutions, compounds and mixtures. (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Measurement and Calculation level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Word Processing | |

1st Word Processing level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Word Processing level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Word Processing level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Word Processing level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Word Processing level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Spreadsheets | |

1st Spreadsheets level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Spreadsheets level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Spreadsheets level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Spreadsheets level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Spreadsheets level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Spreadsheets level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Databases | |

1st Database level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Database level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Database level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Database level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Database level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Database level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Communication Software | |

1st Communications Software level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Communications Software level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Communications Software level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Communications Software level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Communications Software level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Communications Software level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Communications Software level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Programming and Systems Control | |

1st Programming level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Programming level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to input data into process control system firmware and software 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Programming level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Programming level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Programming level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Programming level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Programming level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

4th Programming level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Bookkeeping, Billing and Accounting Software | |

1st Bookkeeping level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Bookkeeping level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Bookkeeping level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Bookkeeping level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Statistical Control | |

1st Statistical Control level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Statistical Control level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Statistical Control level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

2nd Statistical Control level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Statistical Control level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Computer Assisted Design | |

1st Computer Assisted Design level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Computer Assisted Design level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Computer Assisted Design level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

3rd Computer Assisted Design level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Computer Assisted Design level 5 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Internet | |

1st Internet level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Internet level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Internet level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Internet level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1at Internet level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Digital Technology - Other Digital Technology | |

1st Other Digital Technology level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Other Digital Technology level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Other Digital Technology level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to use diagnostic equipment to determine the operating conditions of equipment such as engines. 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Other Digital Technology level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Oral Communication - Listening | |

Ability to understand short spoken statements such as a simple instruction or question. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to understand moderately complex spoken statements such as instructions involving multiple steps. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to understand complex statements that include technical and contextual information. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Oral Communication - Speaking | |

Ability to ask simple questions and explain simple thoughts, instructions and opinions using appropriate language. (Complexity: 1) | |

Ability to explain moderately complex thoughts, instructions and opinions using appropriate tone and language. (Complexity: 2) | |

Ability to verbally explain complex thoughts, instructions and opinions using appropriate tone and language. (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Numeracy - Numerical Estimation | |

1st Numerical Estimation level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

2nd Numerical Estimation level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

3rd Numerical Estimation level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

4th Numerical Estimation level 1 (Complexity: 1) | |

1st Numerical Estimation level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

3rd Numerical Estimation level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

4th Numerical Estimation level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

1st Numerical Estimation level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

2nd Numerical Estimation level 3 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

1st Numerical Estimation level 4 (Complexity: 3 or higher) | |

Measurement Conversions | |

Perform measurement conversions, e.g. convert litres of gas to gallons; convert between wrench sizes in inches and those in millimetres; convert between measurements in fractions and decimals. (Complexity: 2) | |

Integers | |

1st Blank Level 2 - Integers (Complexity: 2) | |

Percent | |

1st Percent level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Statistics and Probability | |

1st Statistics and probability Level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Rate, Ratio and Proportion | |

Blank Rate, Ratio and Proportion (Complexity: 2) | |

Other Real Numbers | |

1st Other real numbers Level 2 (Complexity: 2) | |

Equivalent Rational Numbers | |

1st Equivalent Rational Number Level 2 (Complexity: 2) |