Women In The Trades
The PTTC is committed to inclusivity
"PTTC gave me more confidence in what I am doing. When I first started I didn't know anything about plumbing or using tools in general. And I learned everything at the school."
Journey Level Plumber
Sabrina is a journey level plumber, having recently graduated from the apprentice program.
Her advice to women considering a career in the trades, "this is the best thing you can do with your life! I can't express how wonderful this has been for me."
The PTTC is proud to be an equal opportunity institution. The women in our community receive the same respect, training and pay as their male counterparts.
Straight from the source
Hear directly from some of our female apprentices at PTTC.
"Knowing my work has gone into building this area, an absolute thrill."
"It's really great when you're walking and little kids look up at you and
are like 'Wow! She's a
worker.' It's just
a really cool
"I actually have a career path. I enjoy going to different places. It's a
that I was not
my life, but
I'm glad I
For the lucrative career, free tuition, no college debt, and community!
Why should women join PTTC?
For the lucrative career, free tuition, no college debt, and community
Why should women consider the trades as a career?
A career in the trades can afford women financial independence and a great sense of empowerment in being a part of a team that builds structures within their community.
Which programs are available for women?
All of our programs are available to women and all of our classes are co-ed!
What is on-the-job training?
As an apprentice at the PTTC you will work during the day and attend classes in the evenings. Starting hourly wage for apprentices is $31+