Essential Skills Quebec

By The Learning Exchange

Essential Skills for Jobs

View essential skills and resources related to specific job profiles to support learners in their educational or training program.  These links and resources will help to illustrate how each of the 9 essential skills is generally performed by the majority of workers in an occupation.

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ES for Hairstylist

Hairstylists use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Health Care Aides

A Health Care Aide’s duties and responsibilities can vary widely among facilities and regions, but the demand on their Essential Skills is constant. Essential Skills for Health Care Aides is a learner-focused response to the need for training materials that support and enhance the Essential Skills a Health Care Aide uses to perform the tasks of their workplace and the learning required to take on new tasks.

ES for Industrial Electrician

Industrial electricians use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Industrial Mechanic

Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Ironworker

Ironworkers use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Machinist

Machinists use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Plumber

Plumbers use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic

Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

ES for Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career. 

 
ES for Steamfitter-Pipefitter

Steamfitter-Pipefitters use Essential Skills to complete trade-related tasks. Use this fact sheet to:

• learn how Essential Skills are used on the job;
• find out the skills you need to succeed in your trade; and

• help prepare yourself for your career.