Archive for January, 2014
SWH National Skills Academy for Construction welcomes its first female Apprentice in Highways Maintenance
Posted by Sarah Cole on January 01, 2014 in Apprenticeships & Training, Highways
The Construction Industry is dominated by male workers and many large employers, but organisations such as CITB continue to try and attract more females into the industry. In recent years the construction sector with the support of CITB's National Skills Academy for Construction has invested considerable effort into promoting careers to under-represented groups, and recruitment of females into 'non-traditional' roles is an area of focus.
Apprenticeships and Vocational Training are currently the most gender segregated areas of the Welsh education system.
SWH was awarded National Skills Academy for Construction status in September 2013. We celebrated our 100th Appentice in October 2013 and...