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Tagged with 'skilled trades'

TECH 2014: Women at Work

Published: February 27, 2014

To introduce more young women to the option of a career in the skilled trades, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, with funding from Employment Ontario, presented Tech 2014: Women at Work at Mohawk's Stoney Creek Campus on February 25, 2014.  Tech 2014 was organized by Workforce Planning Hamilton, and supported by the Industry Education Council Hamilton.

 
This booklet was distributed to each participant. 

Women at Work: Labour Market Snapshot of Skilled Trades for Women in Hamilton

Published: February 26, 2014

An info-graphic was created as part of the information that was included in a booklet distributed to female high school students who attended Tech 2014 on February 25, 2014.  

Although there are over 21,000 employed people in Hamilton who have a trades certificate or apprenticeship education only 6,515 of those are women.  The ratio of men to women in the skilled trades in Hamilton is 3:1.

 

Trading up your career: Guide to career opportunities in the Skilled Trades

Published: April 1, 2011
WPH supports access to the skilled trades with this guide that profiles career opportunities in demand in the Hamilton area.  To determine which occupations appeared in the guide, WPH consulted with industry partners and local employers.

Dollars & Sense: A guide to employer training credits, incentives and supports

Published: February 18, 2011
The guide lists the tax credits, wage incentives, programs and resources available to help employers make their workplaces more efficient, productive and cost effective. 

Construction Sector Occupations Guide

Published: June 23, 2010
Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of construction occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook.

Industrial Sector Occupations Guide

Published: June 23, 2010
Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of industrial sector occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook.

Service Sector Occupations Guide

Published: June 23, 2010
Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of service sector occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook.

Motive Power Occupations Guide

Published: June 23, 2010
Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of motive power occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook.

Careerview, Spring/Summer 2009, Skilled Trades Sector

Published: January 1, 2009
Information for those considering apprenticeships, including incentives for employers; steps to apprenticeship; profile of a hairstylist and drywall finisher.

Tech 2008 Program

Published: January 1, 2008
Tech 2008 Program

Dollars and Sense booklet

Published: January 1, 2008
Guide to resources, wage incentives, tax credits, and programs for employers to defray the costs of training apprentices.

Tech 2008 brochure

Published: January 1, 2008
Tech 2008 brochure

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum Presentation

Published: January 1, 2008
Presentation on the return on investment (ROI) for apprenticeship training; tax incentives; the business case for apprenticeship.

Tech 2007 Program

Published: January 1, 2007
Program for TECH 2007.

TECH 2006 Technology & Trades for Women

Published: November 1, 2006
Event brochure for Tech 2006.

Tech 2006 Program

Published: January 1, 2006
Includes the day's agenda, team leader profiles, list of exhibitors, trades and tech facts and stats, and list of sites.

TECH 2005 Women at Work: Technology and Trades for Women

Published: November 1, 2005
TECH 2005 event program.

Making cent$ of apprenticeship

Published: May 1, 2005
An employer resource addressing apprenticeship information and incentive programs, including: Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit, OYAP, Job Connect, and the Co-operative Education Tax Credit (CETC)

A Report on the First Women in Skilled Trade (WIST) Program at Mohawk College

Published: July 1, 2003
An initiative of WPH's Women's Reference Group.

TECH 2003 Women At Work: Technology & Trades For Women

Published: January 1, 2003
TECH 2003 event program:TECH is a career information conference for high school girls/women interested in non-traditional occupations.