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Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10



The goal of this course is to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force.  The seven mathematical processes (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, reasoning, technology, and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.  After successful completion of Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10 students can choose to take Apprenticeship & Workplace Mathematics 11 to continue to develop the conceptual knowledge and skill set that will be useful for them moving forward to some post-secondary institutions focusing on trades and/or directly into the workforce. Course break down is as follows:.

Course Layout:


Learning Activities

(% of Learning Activities)

Course Completion Milestones

Unit 1

Unit Pricing and

Currency Exchange

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 1-Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 1--10%

Unit 2


  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 2-Send-In Assignment (6)
  • Module 1 Exam Unit 1/2 (7.5)

Unit 2--17.5%

Unit 3

Linear Measurement

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 3-Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 3—10%

Unit 4


  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 4-Send-In Assignment (6)
  • Module 2 Exam Unit 3/4 (7.5)

Unit 4-17.5%

Unit 5

Angles and Parallel Lines

  • Unit Lesons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 5-Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 5--10%

Unit 6

Similar Figures

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 6-Send-In Assignment (6)
  • Module 3 Exam Unit 5/6 (7.5)

Unit 6—17.5%

Unit 7


  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 7-Send-In Assignment (6)
  • Module 4 Exam Unit 7 (7.5)

Unit 7—17.5%





Delivery and Support:

  • Online Only. Teacher and student work together in Moodle. Self paced. Start any time.
  • Each Unit has a series of lessons and a Send-In assignment.
  • Module exams are invigilated exams that are arranged with your test supervisor. For Information please refer to the NCDES Website/Resourses & Information/Exam Supervision Form  or the Introductory Course Email(Course teacher sent you).


Students/Teacher may use Email, Moodle Message or telephone. Feedback for marked assignments and exams is done in Moodle through the GradeBook section.


  • A basic Scientific calculator is required.
  • Geometry Set
  • There is no required textbook for this course.
  • The ability to print and scan materials.


  • Send-in Assignments: 60%
  • Exams: 40%
  • ***There is a Mandatory Provincial Exam requirement for this course. It accounts for 20% of the overall course mark. Send-in Unit Assignments and Module Exams together are worth 80% of the overall course mark.***
  • Achievement is assessed as a measure of achievement relative to Ministry prescribed learning outcomes. These can be viewed by clicking the link. 
  • Curriculum may be viewed within the Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Package.


Credits: 4

Technical Requirements:

Browser: Firefox or Chrome recommended
Internet: Cable or ADSL 

Additional Software: Adobe Reader, full Flash and Java support, an office suite, ability to play audio and video files
For additional information on computer requirements, please refer to the Computer Requirements and Standards section under Resources & Information on our home page, and to the contents of the Introductory Orientation Course.


For definitions of some terms please refer to our glossary.