We all know the construction sector is facing unprecedented demand and there's a widespread shortage of skilled tāngata.
If we're to have any chance of meeting demand, businesses need to look beyond the usual 'go-to' groups when recruiting.
There are few women in trades roles in construction, and we're encouraging change.
We're leading the way
We're leading a significant cross-sector project to increase the number of women in construction trades roles.
Some stats you might not know
- 2.6% of tradespeople are women
- 3% of BCITO apprentices are women