A valuable guide for both students, youth, educators and parents, apprenticesearch.com's Steps to an Apprenticeship is a detailed guide, tailored specifically for those looking to enter the skilled trades. Starting at the very beginning, this guide serves as a step-by-step walkthrough for the process of becoming an apprentice. Containing helpful exercises and a wealth of useful internet links, this resource should not be missed.
Check out this link to HRSDC's Essential Skills Indicator. It's a great way to assess your own Essential Skills!