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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.

APPLY BY ATTENDING AN INFORMATION AND TESTING SESSION ON ANY OF THESE DATES: Tues 5/10, Fri 5/20, Tues 5/24, Thur 6/2,  Thur 6/9, Thur 6/23, Tues 6/28, Wed 6/29 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm, 2190 Hornig Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19116.  RSVP appreciated but not required to [email protected] or 267-939-0035.

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 12, 2022- August 18, 2022
  • Training Method: In-person
  • Training Location: Finishing Trades Institute, 2190 Hornig Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19116
  • Pre-requisites: Interest in a career in the 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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