Women in Trades

Women in Work Boots:

  • For those who are ready to get their hands dirty and want to work, Women in Work Boots aims to develop women and men in the trades by supplying the resources needed to build a successful career. With educational resources for apprentices, employment opportunities, worker profiles and online business courses, Women in Work Boots has created the ultimate online trades resource, outlining the available options to help prospective trades workers make the most out of their future careers.

Women Building Futures:

  • Established in 1998, Women Building Futures is a leader in trades training for women, with extensive experience recruiting women into the heavy industrial workforce at a consistent employment placement rate of 90 per cent.  A Social Purpose Organization (SPO) and registered charity, WBF is valued for its uncompromising approach to meeting the needs of women and industry by recruiting the right people and providing them with the right training.  Employers and women trust WBF’s methodology.

Women Unlimited

  • The Women Unlimited Association is a not-for-profit women’s organization in Nova Scotia that promotes the full participation of women in trades and technology.  We work with industry, governments, educational institutions and the community to address the systemic barriers that limit the participation of diverse women in these fields.

The Office to Advance Women Apprentices (OAWA):

  • Funded by the provincial government of Newfoundland & Labrador, was created in 2009 with a mandate of increasing employment opportunities for females in the skilled trades.

Build Together:

  • Build Together is a Canada Building Trades Union program that promotes, supports and mentors women in the skilled construction trades.

Women in Trades Training BC:

Women in Trades:  Ontario Grants

IBEW Canadian Women:

  • Sisters In Solidarity Together Educate, Rally and Support

Pride and a Paycheck:

  • Women’s guide to blue collared jobs, tradeswoman news, photos, poetry and art

Moxie Trades

  • Moxie Trades has evolved into the most recognized brand of safety footwear for women in Canada.  We strive to deliver the best product with the best customer service for women who work in the trades. Our products – ranging from work boots to protective eyewear can be found in retailers across North America.  For more information click here.



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