Friday, 04 March 2016 19:48

Okanagan College [Canada] lowers barriers for women in trades

A program at British Columbia's Okanagan College may be just the thing to patch up the holes in staff rosters of west coast collision repair facilities. The Okanagan College Women in Trades program provides encouragement to women looking to train in a number trades, including collision repair.

One of the administrators of the program is Nancy Darling. She originally put together the proposal to access grant money to make the program happen. In an interview with Collision Repair magazine she explained what surprised administrators about the barriers that existed in terms of getting local women trained in skilled trades...CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY


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