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- About Mas
Are you ready to explore an exciting career in trades?
In collaboration with local partners across Western Sydney & Blue Mountains and Illawarra & South East NSW, Mas Career Development Counsellors will coach and mentor women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to develop the awareness, skills and confidence they need to transition to meaningful and sustainable trades careers.
Who is it for?
Mas National’s Empowering Women into Trades Program, part of the NSW Government’s Connecting Women to Trades initiative, is designed to provide culturally & linguistically diverse women, including females students, across Western and South East Sydney with access to crucial career advice and pre-employment supports to support them to develop confidence, independence & employability skills.
The program works closely with Mas partners including local employment service providers, Navitas Skilled Futures, Dress for Success Sydney, Canterbury City Community Centre, Illawarra Multicultural Services, Empowered Women in Trades and Awesome Women in Construction.
When is it?
We open intakes every 8 weeks. Workshops and career coaching sessions are delivered onsite with our community and Workforce Australia partners. Industry awareness activities are delivered onsite with employer partners.
How does it work?
This program is funded by the NSW Government and includes:
What are some of the topics that will be covered?
For our employer partners in trades industries, this program provides:
For our Community Partners this program provides:
This project is funded under the grant program by Trade Pathways Program – Training Services NSW.