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WOMEN BUILD | Exploring the Construction Skilled Trades

Women In Skilled Trades invites you to join us for WOMEN BUILD, an EXPLORATION in to the field of construction skilled trades. WIST has partnered with several LOCAL TRADE UNIONS to bring you a day filled with hands-on activities and work sessions where you can LEARN about the exciting CAREER OPPORTUNITIES in the construction SKILLED TRADES.

Date:  September 8, 2018

Time: 8 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Michigan Laborers' Training Apprenticeship Institute

11155 Beardslee Road
Perry, Michigan 48872

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WOMEN BUILD EVENT - Exploring Careers in Construction through hands-on activities and instruction.

Two successful Women Build Events have been held to date. Participants at the 9/16/17 event explored the skilled trades of bricklayers, labors, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, and equipment operators. The second Women Build Event was hosted at the Michigan Laborers Training Institute on 2/10/18, and the participants got to operate two different types of lifts and finish, stencil, and stain concrete slabs.