Monthly Archives: June 2010

ITA and CCDA Strengthen the Red Seal

Posted in Innovative Practices & Partnerships

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) is involved with the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) in an exciting project called "Strengthening the Red Seal."

This is a Pan Canadian effort to develop a method for documenting occupational performance standards for skilled trades, which…

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Transferable Trades Skills

Posted in Resources

The Transferable Trades Skills website is a rich resource which includes:

Build a trades portfolio of prior learning
Identify skill gaps required to achieve trades certification
Investigate trades and sector standards
Full colour skill charts created from National and Provincial apprenticeship standards
75 trades occupational profiles, 15 industry sectors…

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CAPLA's Recognition for Learning site

Posted in Resources

CAPLA's online community of practice is dedicated to prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR).  If you want to find out about PLAR and PLAR services or if you are preparing to have your learning assessed, this community can help you. If…

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ITA MAP Project

The Multiple Assessment Pathways (MAP) project is a three-phase research and development initiative of the Industry Training Authority to identify best practices in assessment and supporting standards frameworks to inform the design and piloting of alternative methodologies for assessing challengers seeking certification in a…

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SUMMARY “Best Practices” Principles 
(BC)PLAN SUMMIT 2010

During the (BC)PLAN Summit 2010, nine presenters showcased successful Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) partnerships currently taking place in BC. (BC)PLAN participants were asked to identify the “Best Practices” principles at work in these thriving partnerships. The following list summarizes their observations.

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