Teacher Resources

Trade Maths
This page has been developed to assist and support Teachers who are teaching students considering a Career including Apprenticeships, Further Learning (such as TAFE and who may be currently undertaking a VET course) or who want to Work. The student is the centre of learning & all efforts have been made to ensure that the Maths on this webpage is relevant to their needs.

NB: All work that is presented on this Website is meant as a guide. Teachers should modify the materials so as to suit the Level of their Learners and to satisfy SACE Requirements.


STAGE 1

Trade Maths Course Outline for 2010 / Semester 1 / Semester 2 /

Term Program /
Semester 1 / Semester 2 /

Introductory Test for Stage 1 Maths Pathways/ Pre Test /

LAPS:  click here S1 / click here S2 /

Directed Investigations (DI's) / Geometryin the School Yard/ Housing /

SACE Board Info:

http://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/mathematics-pathways/

Assessment tasks/ Responses: http://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/mathematics-pathways/stage-1/support-materials/assessment-task-exemplars-student-responses


Subject Summary / Subject Outline

Student Work Examples:

TradeTools/ BrickLaying /Brick laying student1 / Mathsin Industry /Landscaping /


Ratios in the work place

/ sample A / sample B / sample C / sample D / sample E / sample F /

/ sample HHH / sample I / sample J / sample K / sample R / sample S /

 

General Trade Automotive costing first tool kit

/ student 3 / student 4 / student 5 /

TABS -TAFE Assessment of Basic Skills test.- Practice Questions.

/http://www.tafesa.edu.au/apply-enrol/tabs.aspx

 

STAGE 2


Year 11 Maths Pathways Assignment

Mechanical Reasoning, Visual Maths & Maths Formulas in the Workplace.

For this Maths Assignment, you are required to use Computers to complete the following Research & Reporting on Maths in the Workplace.There are 3 separate sections:

Section A:

1.     1. Research the Internet for Mechanical Reasoning (MR) problems.

2.     2. Print off at least 12 examples of MR problems that you have identified.

3.     3. Solve the Mechanical Reasoning problems & show all working.

4.     4. Discuss your findings briefly by describing how easy or difficult you found the MR problems to solve.

5.     5. Provide Web addresses for all MR problems.

Section B:

1.     1. Research the Internet to find as many Visual Maths (VM) problems as you can. (Visual Maths problems may include diagrams & pictures that relate to Maths in the Workplace).

2.     2. In addition, you may also include examples of Dockets, Invoices, Pay Slips & any other examples of Maths in the Workplace.

3.     3. Print off at least 12 examples of VM problems /examples that you have identified.

4.     4. Provide Web addresses for all VM problems.

Section C:

1.     1.Research the Internet to find examples of how Maths Formulas are used in the Workplace.

2.     2.Print off at least 12 examples of Maths Formulas that you have identified.

3.     3. Using the Formulas, provide examples, including all working, to demonstrate how Maths Formulas are used in the Workplace.

4.     4. Provide Web addresses for all Maths Formulas that you have found.

 Due Date: End of Week 8 (Friday 16th September)



Trade Maths Work Book

click here for more details


http://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/mathematics-pathways/




RESOURCES

Aptitude Tests (Group Training Authority – SA): http://www.gtasa.com.au/

Automotive Aptitude Test

Construction Aptitude Test

Electrical Aptitude Test

Engineering Aptitude Test

Hospitality Aptitude Test

Plumbing Aptitude Test

 

Aptitude Tests

 

Psychometric Success Abstract Reasoning

Psychometric Success Data Checking /

Psychometric Success Diagrammatic Reasoning /

Psychometric Success Fault Diagnosis /

Psychometric Success Concentration /

Psychometric Success Mechanical Reasoning /

http://www.psychometricinstitute.com.au/Free-Aptitude-Tests.asp /

Aptitude Test 1 / Aptitude Test 2 / Aptitude Test 3 /

 

Australian Defence Forces (ADF):

 

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/search/default.aspx?q=aptitude+test /

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/campaigns/AirForceSkillsTest/starttest.aspx /

http://content.defencejobs.gov.au/pdf/triservice/DFT_Document_GuideToAptitudeandAbilityTesting.pdf

 http://www.defence.gov.au/ditc/courses/maths/

Automotive Mathematic Equations:

http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles/ccrp_0312_car_craft_math/#ixzz24tcQAwa6

Engine Displacement: Displacement = bore x bore x stroke x 0.7854 x number of cylinders

Basic Operations Skills Game:

http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/demolition/demolition.html

Building and Construction and Carpentry trades:

http://www.blocklayer.com/Default.aspx

(Both Metric and Imperial versions are available)

Business Administration / Services Quiz:

http://aatinfo.com.au/getattachment/181ee55b-3a77-413d-be92-96534f18242b/quiz.aspx

Childcare On-line Estimators:

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/online-estimators

Childcare Rebate:

http://www.deewr.gov.au/EarlyChildhood/Resources/Handbook/Part2/Pages/11_2.aspx

Childcare - Ice Cube Tray Maths:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnoGh-ePyvk

Construction – Maths Skills Builder Game:

http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/demolition/demolition.html

DECS Industry Pathways Programs Moodle

(access by clicking on numeracy then log in as guest)

http://dlb.sa.edu.au/ctmoodle/

 

Electrical:

EE Oz  http://www.ee-oz.com.au/

 

Electrical Aptitude Test:

http://www.egt.net.au/aptitude-test-a.php

Pre-Apprenticeship Self Assessment Tool (On – line):

http://www.ulmitb.com.au/PreApprenticeshipPracticeTest/HomeStateForm.do

Integral Energy:

http://secure.ipinternet.com.au/integralenergy/pages/Questionnaire.asp?action=start

 

Hairdressing:

http://www.hairdressing-training.com/cut/test.htm / http://www.hair-heads.co.uk/hairdressing-quiz-tests/index.php

Hairdressing – Ratios

http://archive.excellencegateway.org.uk/page.aspx?o=218763

Hospitality Mathematics – Study Guide (PDF link):

https://www.google.com.au/#hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&gs_nf=3&tok=OTp6E10pJyd2bVlB8x6l4w&cp=13&gs_id=1h&xhr=t&q=Hospitality+Maths&pf=p&safe=off&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&oq=Hospitality+M&gs_l=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=36322ed43c859f1a&bpcl=36601534&biw=1280&bih=929

Mathematics for the Hospitality / Gaming Industry (PDF 42 pages):

http://www.csn.edu/uploadedfiles/Academics/Divisions/Science_and_Math/Math/math115b_book.pdf

Measurement:

http://mrwiemersshop.com/gpage10.html

Mining:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130325032648/http://www.oresomeresources.com/

Nursing:

http://www.alysion.org/dimensional/analysis.htm

http://web.archive.org/web/20130325032648/http://www.csu.edu.au/division/studserv/my-studies/maths/maths/nursing

 

Plumbing:

http://www.mpaskills.com.au/plumbing.php

http://www.youtube.com/user/bunningswarehouse?v=J-PTBiKLjMc&feature=pyv&ad=15241080218&kw=how%20to%20install%20taps

Centre to Centre Plumbing – Pipes

http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=centre+to+centre+length+of+pipe&hl=en&biw=1280&bih=894&tbm=isch&tbnid=BdNTrkMsFe8BvM:&imgrefurl=http://www.mycaroma.com.au/trade-professionals/tip-of-the-month/February-Tip-of-the-month&docid=nC84Ecc89jmUOM&imgurl=http://www.mycaroma.com.au/getattachment/trade-professionals/tip-of-the-month/February-Tip-of-the-month/formula.gif.aspx&w=451&h=550&ei=RZZWUK24JsWZiQfN7YH4Bw&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=463&sig=114171077221077739423


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HX6ahDqoY4&feature=related

 

Plumber’s game (Mathsisfun)

http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/plumber-game.html

Plumbing Maths - Formulas & Tables:

http://www.plumbinghelp.ca/plumbing_math.php

Plumbing & Gas Fitting:

http://ito.co.nz/help-with-maths.aspx

Practice Aptitude Assessment Plumbing:

http://dlb.sa.edu.au/tsftfmoodle/pluginfile.php/3400/mod_resource/content/0/2010_Maths_Pathways_S1S2/Wk17/Plumbing_Aptitude_Assessment_Jan_07.pdf


Police Entry:

Police On-Line Sample Quiz Test:

http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/sample-test.html

Quiz A: http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/quiz/quiz/1.html

Quiz B: http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/quiz/quiz/3.html

Quiz C: http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/quiz/quiz/4.html

Quiz D: http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/quiz/quiz/5.html

Quiz E: http://www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/quiz/quiz/6.html

http://www.vetassess.com.au/take_a_test/vp_sample_test.cfm (Victoria)

http://www.stepforward.gov.wa.au/sample-test.html

Industry Manual:


Industry Manual

MEP Maths

1A_Algebra

1B_Algebra

2A_Decimals

2B_Decimals

3A_Equations

4A_Fractions

4B_Fractions

5A_Geometry

5B_Geometry

6A_HandlingData

6B_HandlingData

7A_Mensuration

7B_Mensuration

8A_Numbers

8B_Numbers

9A_Percentages

9B_Percentages

10A_Probability

10B_Probability

Poster(s)
Maths Bulls Eye Poster


TAFE Assessment of Basic Skills test. - Practice Questions:

http://www.tafesa.edu.au/apply-enrol/tabs.aspx

TTAFE Modules:

TAFE Program

Tiling / Grout Calculator :

http://www.bigapluswaitara.com.au/index.php?fuseaction=product.view&productid=618&category=Tile%20Adhesive%20System

 

TEACHER STORIES

AndrewSpencer - St. Michaels / Trades Maths Story /

Bill Bonney (maths whisperer) / Trade Maths Teaching /


USEFULWEBSITES

A+ National/Pre-Apprenticeship Workbook x 13 /

http://www.cengage.com/aussec/discipline.do?disciplinenumber=1226

Apprenticeship Quizzes & Assignments:

http://www.aatinfo.com.au/quizzes.cfm

ApprenticeshipInformation:

http://www.skill360.com.au/home

http://www.masnational.com.au/Useful_Links

http://www.aigts.com.au/

www.aatinfo.com.au

www.aajobpathways.com.au

www.skillsandtraininginfo.com.au


Apprenticeships/ Careers / Work:

Maths: Makeyour career count - Motor Mechanic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PNCB8kCy3I&feature=related

Maths: Makeyour career count - Store Manager

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcEqdyTcqag&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=4&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count - Travel Agent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv2yggRfgzo&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=2&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count – Nurse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3X99Q57zTc&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=6&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count - Apprentice Builder

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyjLdzhUdRo&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=10&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count - Traffic Engineer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7OtbfdZAVI&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=3&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count - Sports Statistician

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDVb3PCcUmU&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=5&feature=plcp

Maths: Makeyour career count - Zoo Keeper

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-8WBarKFVA&list=UUcXndFKFokTYLvPtsFsLCwA&index=1&feature=plcp

WorkplaceMathematics | Builder

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YndQHMWU3I

WorkplaceMathematics | Bartender

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7aP6wRKXSA

Maths inthe workplace: Scientific instrument designer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts9RFzQhlSE

Maths inthe workplace: Sports engineer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUIIgkyQZfc

Maths inthe workplace: Navigational officer, Pride of Hull P&O ferry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRvvtOAHDG0

WorkplaceMathematics | Hairdresser

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQGW6FJWfDM

WorkplaceMathematics | Fashion Designer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y-BKmZJUJY

Careerusing maths: Research scientist at the Institute of Food Research

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPc_e7sFEdQ

Calculators – On-Site:

http://www.source4me.co.uk//calculate_building_materials.php?tab=0&action=SET

http://www.calculator.net/concrete-calculator.html?slablength=5&slablengthunit=meter&slabwidth=2&slabwidthunit=meter&slabthick=0.15&slabthickunit=centimeter&slabquantity=1&slabcal=Calculate&holediameter=2.5&holediameterunit=foot&holedepth=6&holedepthunit=foot&holequantity=1&tubediameter=5&tubediameterunit=foot&tubeindiameter=4&tubeindiameterunit=foot&tubedepth=6&tubedepthunit=inch&tubequantity=1

Concreting:

http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/mixing_concrete.htm

Concrete Calculator:

http://www.calculator.net/concrete-calculator.html?slablength=5&slablengthunit=meter&slabwidth=2&slabwidthunit=meter&slabthick=0.15&slabthickunit=centimeter&slabquantity=1&slabcal=Calculate&holediameter=2.5&holediameterunit=foot&holedepth=6&holedepthunit=foot&holequantity=1&tubediameter=5&tubediameterunit=foot&tubeindiameter=4&tubeindiameterunit=foot&tubedepth=6&tubedepthunit=inch&tubequantity=1

Concrete Mix:

http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/mixing_concrete.htm

First Tool Kit / Snap On Tools:

http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/catalog.asp

Industry Skills Website:

http://www.isc.org.au/


Marine Maths:


This website can help in calculating Maths for thefollowing:

          1. A Vessel's range

          2. Fuel requirements

          3. Fuel Tank Capacity &

          4. Calibration of Fuel tanks

http://www.splashmaritimecom.au/Marops/data/assi/Refuelold/Refuelling%20assignment%20one.htm

Learning Maths units with Practical Applications:

http://www.staff.vu.edu.au/mcaonline/units/index.html

http://www.numeracyworld.com/

http://www.readiowa.org/workplacemath/contents.html

Painting:

http://www.directpaint.com.au/estore/category/all.aspx?page=11

Ratios (Fuel Mix Example):

http://www.sawmillchainsaws.com/mixingchart.htm

Scaffolding:

http://www.mrscaffold.com.au/cms/content/aluminium-mobile-scaffolding?w=13&l=25&h=10

Skills One:

http://www.skillsone.com.au.query.2054007586.1959caddylimo.com/url?sa=X&source=web&cd=104&ved=0JYxQ9bVi&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.skillsone.com.au%2Findustry%2F179%2Fadvice%2Farticle%2F678%2Fa-christmas-message-from-brian-wexham-skillsone-ceo%2F&ei=2ZIrfKzK6K60rY2Ly1M58Zi1pA8DBml4F0qTGf1fKRKFdCT1Y0mwUiVsRqjf3Qt%2FpdQUzA%3D%3D&usg=vi2qB80CZ-9tEv6eREZtT0&sig2=17JgLqak2w1e6Oin45dt4S


USEFULWEBSITES (International)

Basic skills

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers/

http://www.grahamwroe.dsl.pipex.com/hair/link.html

Hairdressing UK:

http://archive.excellencegateway.org.uk/page.aspx?o=218763

Trade Maths: British Columbia, Canada:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130325032648/http://www.tradesbc.org/toolkit/

Trade Maths Tests(Canada)

http://www.conestogac.on.ca/testing/sample/mathsampletest.pdf

http://www.itabc.ca/Page1307.aspx

http://nsapprenticeship.ca/forms_and_publications/Study_Materials_Resources.pdf

http://camosun.ca/documents/services/assessment/tradesmathtest.pdf

Formulas for TradesMaths (Canada)

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/workplaceskills/LES/tools_resources/tools_audience/apprenticeship/trades_math_workbook.shtml#form

Electrical:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130325032648/http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Assets/Departments+(Education)/Trades+$!26+Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship+Office/Documents/Electrician+Entrance+Exam.pdf

Workplace Maths - UK

https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/13955 /

 

YOU TUBE – Maths in the Workplace

Automotive:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PNCB8kCy3I

Auto - How a Differential Works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIGvhvOhLHU&feature=fvwrel

Auto - ManualTransmission (workings off) Animated:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPJGERoNHGs&feature=fvwrel

Builder:WorkplaceMaths – Builder:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YndQHMWU3I&feature=relmfu

Business Administration:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZbjsBGo9gI

Carpentry:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUQ1TFp9zvc

Carpentry:(via You Tube) How to calculate the rise and run for stair stringers. www.makenabuilt.com:Part 1.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=531UPCjZTm0&list=UUzFRVJkDRvX6mbqquSG-TEA&index=10&feature=plcp Part 2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QrWlMC4qCY&feature=fvwrel Part 3.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9etXSmeW1w&feature=relmfu

Carpentry: Howto Figure out Roof Rafters, Stairs and Other Construction Angle Measurements:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgZvvtW9EIw

Electrical- Ohm’s law:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn1dQ0vf4N4&feature=related

Electrical- Ohm’s law, the Basics & Transposition:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d34-VKc2cyY&feature=related

Flooring Maths:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-wLoko5zNw

Hairdressing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ7mUT6tqmw

Maths & Montessori:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpn-PK9dIN8&feature=related

Ratios

1.     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA1Fq4r_Qdk&feature=related

2.     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GVq9O9mFCs&feature=related

related to Automotive:

1.      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXd1PlGur8M&feature=related

2.      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aATDsYVVcRM&feature=related

Retail Apprenticeships:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b0fBA7miXg