Together, we can support the education and employment of women in construction, by providing your company with access to enthusiastic and upskilled female employees.
1. Youth unemployment rate is at 13.9% Young people, particularly women and girls, have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID pandemic. A lack of work experience is widely recognised as a main barrier to finding employment.
2. Women make up only 11% of the whole construction industry workforce and less than 3% of all trades. At the same time, the construction industry in Australia is growing steadily and over 100,000 jobs per year go unfilled.
3. Companies in the industry are looking for new ways to deliver social outcomes and increase female representation.
We aim to train 80 participants a year, with the majority of graduates entering the building and construction industry post program. We are seeking support from:
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