In “Women in the Trades”, Ontario Colleges share information on the benefits and accessibility of skilled trades to women.
Topics covered in this resource include:
Picture yourself... shattering stereotypes
• This section shares information on the reality that women can and do excel in the skilled trades.
Stronger Than a Stereotype
• This section overviews that there are courses and supports available to help women succeed in male-dominated trades. This includes apprenticeship training programs geared specifically to women and mentoring groups for women. It shares the strengths and skills that women bring to the skilled trades.
Did you know?
• This section highlights the four types of skilled trades (construction, industrial, motive power, and service) and links to information about sample trades in each of these categories.