# Carpenter Using Construction Design Software

## Carpenter Using Construction Design Software

Carpenters use construction 3D design software to create and modify plans based on what the customer wants.

•Digital device with internet access

•Pen or pencil

•Calculator

### A2. Interpret documents

Competency A: **Find and Use Information**

Task Group A2: **Interpret documents**

Level: **2**

At this level, learners: **Interpret simple documents to locate and connect information**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Performs limited searches using one or two search criteria
- Extracts information from tables and forms
- Locates information in simple graphs and maps
- Uses layout to locate information
- Makes connections between parts of documents
- Makes low-level inferences
- Begins to identify sources and evaluate information

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task is clearly defined
- Involves one document
- Uses a simple format
- Displays a limited amount of information
- Is typically up to one page in length
- May include unfamiliar elements (e.g. vocabulary, context, topic)
- Documents at this level may contain a paragraph or more of text

**Examples:**

- Forms
- Tables
- Simple graphs
- Street maps
- Simple flow charts
- Floor plans

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – A2.2

### C3. Use measures

Competency C: **Understand and Use Numbers**

Task Group C3: **Use measures**

Level: **3**

At this level, learners: **Use measures to make multi-step calculations; use specialized measuring tools**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Calculates using numbers expressed as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and integers
- Calculates the radius, diameter, and circumference of circles
- Understands and uses properties of angles and triangles to solve problems
- Understands and uses formulas for finding the perimeter, area, and volume of non-rectangular, composite shapes
- Manages unfamiliar elements (e.g. context, content) to complete tasks
- Makes estimates involving many factors where precision is required
- Interprets and represents measurements taken with specialized tools (e.g. callipers, multimeters)
- Chooses and performs required operations; makes inferences to identify required operations
- Selects appropriate steps to solutions from among options
- Identifies a variety of ways to complete tasks
- Interprets, represents, and converts measures using whole numbers, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions
- Organizes and displays numerical information (e.g. graphs, tables)
- Uses strategies to check accuracy (e.g. estimating, using a calculator, repeating a calculation, using the reverse operation)

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task may not be clearly defined
- May include unfamiliar elements (e.g. context, content)
- Requires multi-step calculations where one step builds on the previous step
- Requires the use of rates or common formulas or both
- May require converting measurements to make calculations
- May involve documents (e.g. rate tables, scale drawings)
- May require converting between whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratios, and percentages
- May require converting between measurement systems or between units in one system

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – C3.3

Competency D: **Use Digital Technology**

Level: **2**

At this level, learners: **Perform well-defined, multi-step digital tasks**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Selects and follows appropriate steps to complete tasks
- Locates and recognizes functions and commands
- Makes low-level inferences to interpret icons and text
- Begins to identify sources and evaluate information
- Performs simple searches using keywords (e.g. Internet, software help menu)

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task is clearly defined
- May include unfamiliar elements (e.g. vocabulary, context, topic)
- Requires multiple steps to complete
- Requires the use of a limited range of features and options
- May be completed in more than one way; each way has a set procedure
- Uses a simple format
- Contains text, icons, or both
- Text and icons required to complete tasks are easy to interpret
- May contain distracting information
- Interface offers a variety of options through menus

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – D.2