ITA Essential Skills was created to help people prepare for success in the first two levels of technical training during their apprenticeship.
It focuses on Essential Skills, which are the foundation skills like reading, math and document use. Each trade requires Essential Skills, but to different degrees. For example, both carpenters and bakers use math, but carpenters need trigonometry and bakers do not.
Click here for more information about why Essential Skills matter in the trades.