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Skills and Trades: Getting Started

This guide brings together resources for the Construction Renovation, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Techniques, and Welding and Fabrication programs.

Electrical board. Copyright: Marc Polidoro Photography.

A practice electrical panel sits in a workshop at Loyalist College. The panel has many different types of electrical connections for students to practice with.

Welcome to the Skills and Trades Research Guide!

Welcome to the Skills and Trades Research Guide at the Parrott Centre. This guide brings together resources for the following programs:

Not sure how to get started? Take some time to explore the guide, or contact the Library. We can be reached by email or by calling (613) 969-1913, Ext. 2249.

Evaluating Your Resources

Whether you're using resources from the Library or the web, it's important to evaluate what you're reading! Is it accurate? Credible? And how do you know? The Learning Portal has a great guide to help you get started.

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