It is estimated that one million skilled trade workers will be needed across the country in 2020. Yet, less than 10% of Skilled Trades workers are women. Balancing the gender ratio can create a strong, diversified economy and help fill the demand. Our Women in Skilled Trades: Enhanced General Carpentry Program (WIST) is building towards that.
In partnership with the Government of Ontario, we offer women the opportunity to train in the construction industry. Taught by qualified instructors, students gain confidence and technical skills through in-class instruction and shop floor experience.
The next WIST program starts on April 1, 2019.
Information sessions are taking place throughout February and beginning of March, any interested clients are encouraged to register online at https://wist2019.eventbrite.ca.
More information about the program can be found here. For any questions, please contact:
Danielle Scott, Student Engagement
905-333-3499 x 331