August 9, 2021

WOMEN: DIVE INTO THE TRADES!

WOMEN: DIVE INTO THE TRADES!

Access a PDF of this information here:
https://www.philaworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/TradesTrainingList_08042021.pdf
(Updated 8/4/2021)

FREE CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING TRAINING PROGRAMS:

Bucks County Community College Metal Work Pre-apprenticeship HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / 18+ https://www.bucks.edu/industrialmanufacturing/metalfab / 267-685-4884

Drexel University Manufacturing Career Accelerator Program HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / no age requirement https://drexelmcap.catalog.instructure.com / 215-770-7101

Carpenters Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+ http://www.carpentersofphila.com/carp/ 215-824-2300

Construction Apprenticeship Preparatory Program (CAPP) HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+ / pay dependent on project http://cappmathprep.com / 609-792-4768

PowerCorps PHL High School Equivalency (HSE) required / no Driver’s License requirement / ages 18-28 / pay dependent on project https://powercorpsphl.org / 215-221-6900

Rebuild HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+ / paid program
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/CityofPhiladelphia/743999720586182-skilled-trades-trainee-rebuild / 215-683-3511

Trades for a Difference no HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / ages 16-26
http://www.tradesforadifference.org/become-a-student / 267-270-5095

WINC Tradeswomen Readiness Program HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+
https://www.philaworks.org/winc/contact/


CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING TRAINING:

Bucks County Community College https://www.bucks.edu/industrialmanufacturing /(267) 685-4884

Community College of Philadelphia https://www.ccp.edu/academic-offerings/professional-development/noncredit-courses/advanced-manufacturing
215-496-6158

Delaware County Community College https://www.dccc.edu/academics/academic-divisions/workforcedevelopment-community-education/skilled-trades-programs / 610-359-5025

Montgomery County Community College https://www.mc3.edu/degrees-andprograms/programs?AreaOfStudy=fast_track / 215-641-6397

Also a 10-week MCCC Manufacturing Pre-apprenticeship program ($2995): https://www.mc3.edu/degrees-andprograms/non-credit/industrial-and-manufacturing-training/pre-apprentice-manufacturing

Orleans Technical College https://orleanstech.edu/building-trades-training / 215-728-4733

Philadelphia Technician Training Institute https://ptt.edu / 215-381-9403

Reignite Philly https://reignitephilly.org/current-class-offerings /215-821-6680


LEARN HOW TO APPLY FOR PAID BUILDING TRADES APPRENTICESHIPS:

PA Apprentice Coordinators Association https://apprentice.org/

City of Philadelphia 2021 Apprenticeship Guidebook
https://phlcouncil.com/katherinegilmorerichardson/apprenticeship/


NEED MORE INSPIRATION TO START A TRADES CAREER?

Find resources for women to explore Apprenticeships and other careers in the trades on the WINC website: https://www.philaworks.org/winc/


ADDITIONAL CAREER RESOURCES IN THE PHILADELPHIA REGION:


The above listings are for information only — they do not imply endorsement.

To add a program to this list, contact [email protected]
The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Project is a Philadelphia regional collaboration to
support, increase, and advance the participation of women in construction, manufacturing, and transit careers.