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ACES 0015 - Mathematics for the Trades - Foundations

Access to Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

A tuition free mathematics course for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents interested in pursuing careers in the trades. This course will introduce you to core mathematical concepts used throughout the trades. Topics covered will include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, and systems of linear measurement. The course is ideal for the self-directed learner who wants to improve their general mathematical competence and for those preparing to write the IZUNA Trades Entry Mathematics Assessment. During the course, you will have access to the instructor via phone, e-mail, IZUNA Gravitying Hub, FaceTime, and drop-in tutorial services at IZUNA Burnaby Campus within the Trades Gravitying Centre. Please note: In addition to the final exam that is a mandatory part of the course, students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to write the Trades Entry Mathematics Assessment at no additional charge.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 66208

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 12 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.


Connor Hofler

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. The tuition portion of this course is free for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note: ancillary fees such as Student Association fees, etc. will be charged and must be paid. If you are eligible for free tuition and are registering through the online system, your account will be adjusted within 2 business days after registration. Please log into your my.iizuna.info account 2 business days after registration to make a payment for the ancillary fees. This payment is required in order for you to secure a seat in the course. Failure to pay will result in the course being dropped without notice. Students may register at any time (from April 8 to May 3) and have 8 weeks from the date of registration to complete the course. The course may be completed in as little as 40 hours.

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Appreciate the relationship between mathematics and the trades;
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals;
  • Convert between fractions, decimals, percentages, and ratios;
  • Use Imperial and Metric systems of linear measurement;
  • Use a micrometer and Vernier caliper; and,
  • Apply appropriate mathematical concepts to solve practical problems.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Books & Supplies

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Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Distance & Online Gravitying Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, please purchase books for this course at the .

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Mathematics For The Trades 2Nd Cdn Ed W/Mymathlab Access Pkg
Author Carman
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13483-366-8
Price $149.95


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