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Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Trades Readiness Program

Program Description:

The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Trades Readiness Program is a pre-apprenticeship program designed to prepare women to enter and succeed in a Registered Philadelphia Union Building Trades Apprenticeship or other careers in the trades. Participants will also be matched with a tradeswoman mentor.

Please email Erin Hofmann [email protected] if you are interested in learning more about the course.

This program is free through the PA CareerLink for individuals who meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Training Provider: Finishing Trades Institute (FTI)
  • Program Length: 6 weeks
  • Program Dates: July 13, 2021- August 19th, 2021
  • Training Method: In-person
  • Training Location: Sheet Metal Workers Training Center 1301 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Pre-requisites: Interest in a career in the building trades, High School diploma or equivalent, Driver’s License, passing score on assessment test  (Wonderlic)
  • Training Schedule: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday | 8:00AM – 4:30PM
  • Skills Learned: Construction Safety, Construction Math, Hands-on training, Interview skills, application readiness
  • Industry-Recognized Credentials: OSAHA 10, First Aid/CPR, Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) Certificate
  • Learning Method: In-Person
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