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_010720022.pdf
(Updated 3/1/2022)

FREE CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING TRAINING PROGRAMS (SOMETIMES PAID)

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

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

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

Energy Coordinating Agency – Green Jobs Training HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / 18+ / Philadelphia resident https://www.ecasavesenergy.org/training-center / 215-609-1000

Impact Services – Trade-UP Program no HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / 18+ / Philadelphia resident https://www.impactservices.org/jobs/trades / 215-739-1600

Philadelphia OIC – Smart Energy Program HSE required / no Driver’s License requirement / 18+ https://www.philaoic.org/programs/energy-job-training / 215-236-7700 x502

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

RebuildCity of Philadelphia HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+ / paid program www.phila.gov/programs/rebuild/careers/ / 215-683-3511

Samuel Staten Sr. Pre-Apprenticeship Program (SSSPAP) for union construction trades HSE required / Driver’s License required / 18+ / Philadelphia resident / https://www.ssspap.org/index.php / 215-971-2960

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+ www.pacareerlinkphl.org/calendar/winc-tradeswomen-readiness-program/


CONSTRUCTION AND MANUFACTURING TRAINING – TUITION-BASED (FINANCIAL AID MAY BE AVAILABLE)

All State Career School – Essington Trades Campus https://www.allstatecareer.edu/programs/skilled-trades.html / (855) 834-4580

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

Community College of Philadelphia – Advanced Manufacturing https://www.ccp.edu/academic-offerings/professional-development/non-credit-courses/advanced-manufacturing / 215-496-6158

Delaware County Community College – Skilled Trades https://www.dccc.edu/academics/academic-divisions/workforce-development-community-education/skilled-trades-programs / 610-359-5025

Industrial Training & Testing Institute – Welding https://www.ittinstitute.org// 215-744-1008

Montgomery County Community College – Industrial Manufacturing https://www.mc3.edu/degrees-and-programs/non-credit/industrial-and-manufacturing-training/machinist-cnc-operator-certificate/ 215-641-6397

North Montco Technical Career Center – Continuing Education https://www.nmtcc.org/Page/224 / 215-368-1177

Orleans Technical College – Building Trades 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 2022 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:

Access this list online: https://www.philaworks.org/women-dive-into-the-trades/

To add a program to this list, contact wincproject@philaworks.org


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The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Project is a Philadelphia regional collaboration to support, increase and advance the participation of women in construction, manufacturing, transit and utilities trades careers.

WINC is powered by Philadelphia Works and receives federal funding in part from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The above listings are for information only — they do not imply endorsement by WINC, Philadelphia Works or the U.S. Government.