The Office for Women in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is funding a mentoring pilot program that aims to encourage the uptake of women in non-traditional trades. The BUSY Sisters mentoring program supports females in the first six months of their apprenticeship or traineeship, to assist mentees succeed in their chosen trade.
Click here to view the BUSY Sisters program flyer.
The Women in Defence Industry scholarship program is delivered by South Metropolitan TAFE, in partnership with industry. The program offers two qualifications, achieved over six months; the Certificate II in Electronics, and the Certificate III in Engineering — Technical, which can open up a range of job and career opportunities in the defence industry. Applications are now open and provides a fantastic opportunity for women thinking of a career change or returning to the workforce.
Click here for details on how to apply.