A variety of programs and resources provide help for women who are looking for employment, ranging from mentoring in business development to training in the trades. If you are looking for new employment or want to advance in your career, the resources here can help you find work that offers job satisfaction and independence.
BC Centre for Women in Trades
The BC Centre for Women in the Trades (BCCWITT) is a partnership led by women from the trades, along with industry and labour representatives, committed to increasing the proportion of women entering and finding success in the skilled trades.
SWIT – Supporting Women in Trades
The National Strategy to Support Women in the Trades was developed by employers, labour representatives, educators and equity representatives from multiple trades and regions to create sustainable and measurable change for women. This effort is being led by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA), a national, non-profit organization.