YWomen in the Trades

YWomen in the Trades (YWIT)

Program Overview:

The goal of the YWIT program is to expose more women to the non-traditional trades. We want more women placed in apprenticeship programs and jobs. Women only make up 14% of active apprentices and only 4% of the workforce in construction trades. The average salary for workers in the trades is $50 – 70K, according to Salary.com 2023. Through this program, you will receive help preparing to pass entrance exams, interviews and the job application process.

What to Expect:

  • Weekly workforce development classes
  • Job-related technical instruction
  • Structured on-the-job learning w/ accredited apprenticeship partners
  • OSHA 10 certification for basic on the job safety
  • Career guidance and assistance w/passing apprenticeship entrance exams
  • Performance incentives


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