Resources & Support

Resources and Support

Preparing for and entering a career in the trades can feel overwhelming and intimidating. Take advantage of the many programs and organizations dedicated to helping you succeed in your apprenticeship and connecting you with the resources you need.

Apprenticeship Prep Training Programs
Apprenticeships have specific educational requirements and skills. Pre-apprenticeship training programs help you beef up your basic skills and prepare for a career in the trades before you apply to a program, so you have a better chance of success.

Mentoring programs

Sisters in the Building Trades (
Sisters in the Building Trades matches mentors with women who have entered or are considering entering the trades. Sisters is an organization that promotes women in the trades through recruitment and education, and provides programs and resources for its members.

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