Women in trades

Free women’s plumbing, carpentry and plastering taster day

Date: Friday 18 November 2016
Time: 9.30am-3.30pm
Location: Basingstoke College of Technology (BCOT), Basingstoke.

Do you want to switch that keyboard for a dashboard?

If you’d like to see if a future working in plumbing, carpentry or plastering is for you, join us for a free, women-only trades taster day.

Open to residents and non-residents, you’ll get to try your hand at each discipline and get advice from our professional tradespeople.

There are 30 places available on the taster day, which runs from 9.30am-3.30pm and includes lunch.

Want to give it a go?

We have reached the maximum number for this session and applications are now closed.  Please email Leo Galloway at myworksteps@sovereign.org.uk if you have any more questions.

Read how last year’s taster day changed Fern’s life.

Have a read of our Hampshire frequently asked questions for more details about the day.

What happens after the taster day?

You may be able to apply for one of our two-week trades work experience placements, which runs from 29 November – 9 December.

If you enjoy the work experience, you can then keep an eye out for trainee positions.

Want to know what it's like to be a woman working in trades?

Take a look at Emily’s, Rachel's, Liane’s, and Julie’s stories.