Ladies as tradies: Southern women ditching office life for the rebuild
Posted on 2015-11-10 by W McD
This story appeared on Seven Sharp on Monday 5th October. It highlights the growing trend in Canterbury for women to leave their office jobs and retrain in a trade.
Some key facts presented in the story are:
- There are 2400 more women working in construction in Canterbury now than there were at the same time last year
- 17.8% of all construction workers in Canterbury are women
- There are 8 times the number of women enrolling in trades training in Christchurch
To see the whole article, click on this link: