women in trades
BCIT is B.C.’s largest trades training institute with trades and apprenticeship programs, and has the longest-running Women in Trades program.
A new report finds that women in the skilled trades, on average, earn about half what men do, because they’re concentrated in lower-earning trades.
Change is not easy. And women entering the male dominated construction industry know that better than most, representing 4.5 per cent of the skilled trades.
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is releasing a National Strategy for Supporting Women in Trades with four measurable action items.
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New Boots, a New Brunswick program aimed at supporting and mentoring women in apprenticeable trades, has been extended by three years.