Building Futures for Youth

The Building Futures for Youth program is designed to give high school students an opportunity to safely explore a career in Nova Scotia’s construction industry.
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Self Assessment

How Do Your Skills Measure Up?

There are nine essential skills that construction workers use to work safely and efficiently on the job.  These skills are: Reading Text, Document Use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral Communication, Thinking, Computer Skills, Working with Others and Continuous Learning.

The Construction Sector Council provides a valuable resource known as the “Self-Assessment” workbook.  Click on the following link to access this document and test your current strengths and weaknesses.

Essential skill self assess workbook