Women in the Trades

The Trades Orientation Program is now accepting applications for its 2018 classes.

Women are highly encouraged to apply. Please help us spread the word to potential applicants to this intensive career exploration program for the cutting-edge Silicon Valley construction industry.

Two special “Women in the Trades” orientation sessions will be held on Dec. 5 and Dec. 11.

Sign up here: www.wpusa.org/top.

General orientations open to both men and women will be held from Dec 4 – 14.

Individuals who are homeless, in transitional housing, CalFRESH recipients, or U.S. military veterans may be eligible for priority admission.

There is no cost to students for this nationally certificated, 130-hour career training program.

Participants will learn what it takes to successfully apply to become a working apprentice in the trade of their choice, such as Carpenter, Electrician, HVACR Tech, Roofer, Pipefitter, Plasterer, Ironworker, Sheet Metal, and more.

To reserve a spot for orientation, interested applicants can visit www.wpusa.org/top or call Ari at 408-809-2113.

If you have questions or are interested in a presentation to your community, please contact Louise Auerhahn at lauerhahn@wpusa.org.


This program is supported in part by the Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing and by Prop. 39 pre-apprenticeship funding from the California Workforce Development Board.