Emma Pollard is a Journeyman Scaffolder by trade and the Project Director for The Office to Advance Women Apprentices Alberta. Emma believes the Office will bring diversity to the workforce for employers while creating equal opportunities for women across Alberta.
Supporting Women in Skilled Trades
Contact your local office 1-866-702-6292 (OAWA)
Offices will be opening throughout Alberta:
Edmonton - February 2024
Fort McMurray - June 2024
Calgary - February 2025
what we do
Office to Advance Women Apprentices Alberta
The Office to Advance Women Apprentices Alberta Office was created to engage and support tradeswomen working in Skilled Trades in the province of Alberta.
The Office mandate is to offer support and increase employment opportunities for tradeswomen and women entering Skilled Trades in Alberta. We offer a registry database of female tradespersons identifying trade, level of apprenticeship, employment status, resumes, travel availability, etc. Our work includes:
Registration - January 2024
TRADESWOMEN - Join Our Network
If you’re a tradeswoman in Alberta looking for work, register to become part of the Office to Advance Women Apprentices Alberta.
We’re committed to increasing the number of tradeswomen working in their field through directly connecting workers and employers in the province. By registering, we will include you in our database of apprentices who have completed trades training programs, matching you with employers looking for skilled tradespeople.
Exploring the Trades
If you’re interested in exploring a career in a skilled trade our office can assist you. Please complete the short registration below to get in touch with us.
We match mentees with mentors who are either further along in the same trade or have similar interests that can provide mentorship to achieve other goals.
Resources for Alberta Tradeswomen and Employers
We Connect Apprentices & Employers
Employers can contact the Alberta Office to Advance Women Apprentices to get access to the resumes of apprentices from our vast database of qualified workers across the province. When you’re hiring, let us know and we’ll forward resumes from highly-skilled women workers directly to you to speed up and simplify your hiring process.
*Note: Employer's names are kept confidential unless otherwise specified by the employer.
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