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WEST RECOGNIZES STUDENTS OF WOMEN IN SKILLED TRADES PROGRAM

WEST RECOGNIZES STUDENTS OF WOMEN IN SKILLED TRADES PROGRAM

WEST RECOGNIZES STUDENTS OF WOMEN IN SKILLED TRADES PROGRAM

“Building Futures” – Class of 2018

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. (WEST) celebrated the success of 25 participants from the class of 2019 of its Women in Skilled Trades Program at a July 11, 2019 event featuring Keynote Speaker, Inna Turkova, Corporate HR Manager at A V Gauge and Fixture Inc.

WEST has been offering the CNC Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program since 2014. This program prepares women for careers in the skilled trades and assists them to secure employment without any prior experience in the trades sector.

To date, 113 women have successfully completed the Women in Skilled Trades program out of which 85 of them have secured skilled trades related employment with various local companies.

Since 1987, Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. (WEST) has been providing women in Windsor-Essex with support and programs to aid in securing employment, enhancing skills along with providing newcomer and immigrant women with services to help them adapt and integrate into Canadian culture and their new community.

WEST is continuously thankful for the on-going generous support from the individuals, organizations and businesses that have been working with us throughout the years.

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