Information Session: Career in Skilled Trades for Women & Gender-diverse

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Information Session: Career in Skilled Trades for Women & Gender-diverse

Did you know there is a high demand for Skilled Trades workers in Ontario, and you can become a Skilled Trades professional for FREE?

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About this event

YWCA Toronto is offering FREE training programs for women and gender-diverse individuals who are interested in taking the next step toward a rewarding career in the Skilled Trades. We are accepting applications for the following programs:

  • STAR 4-Women (Skilled Trades Awareness & Readiness) Program - Starting in Spring, 2023 (Learn More)
  • Painter Decorator Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program - Starting on May 8, 2023 (Learn More)
  • Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Setter Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs - Starting on April 3, 2023 (Learn More)

We have been hosting weekly Information sessions for those who may be interested in developing careers in the skilled trades, and we would like to invite you to join our Online Information Session.

In this session, you will get an inside view of each of the programs, including benefits and gains, the eligibility criteria to get into the programs, and the training schedules of the programs. In addition, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and share your feedback or experiences with us.

Agenda of the Information Session:

  • About YWCA Toronto
  • Why are we promoting Skilled Trades?
  • Benefits and Challenges
  • YWCA Toronto’s Free Training Programs
  • Your Next Steps/ How Can You Apply
  • Q&A sessions

We conduct weekly information sessions for Women and Gender-diverse individuals only:

Every Monday 1 PM – 2 PM and Wednesday 10 AM- 11 AM

To register for YWCA Toronto's Online Information Session, please click here

Please Join Us For FREE! Don’t Miss This Opportunity!

For more information, please contact Amina Shah, email at or call at 416-964-3883