Only 4% of Skilled Trades Workers Are Women.
We're Helping Bridge That Gap.
OBCT supports women at every stage of their career in the trades. Sign up to our newsletter now & get access to free training, mentorship opportunities and career-building resources.
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Ontario’s facing a shortfall of 100,000 skilled workers...
We are a committee of tradeswomen helping women and underrepresented gender identities fill that gap by providing training, networking and mentorship opportunities in the skilled trades.
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Grow Your Skills With LIVE Training & Events
Register for free leadership and mental health training for Ontario tradeswomen.
Learn The Industry From Experienced Mentors
Connect with a fellow tradeswoman either as a Mentor or a Mentee
Get Help At Every Step Of Your Career
Discover resources to guide you through your career and connect with our network of over 250 ontario tradeswomen at our monthly committee meeting
Looking to Start A Unionized Apprenticeship?
Recently graduated from trade school or new to the skilled trades? OBCT’s monthly committee meetings provide opportunities to network with other tradeswomen, find apprenticeships & advance your career in the unionized construction industry.
Words From a Few Of Our Tradeswomen
"Finding and working alongside other people that encourage you and help you push towards your success will get you very far."
"I would like to see more women in the trades because I believe they too will feel the pride in having such a valuable and important skill."