Introduction to Construction for Women

Free credit course. Apply today.

Get comfortable working with tools on plumbing, carpentry, and electrical projects. This course is great for people looking to build confidence working on home improvement or to discover a career in the skilled trades.

How to apply:

Fill out the online application form or call 905-575-2489 if you have any questions.


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What you'll learn:

Demonstrate an understanding and the importance of safety

Working with electricity/electrical wiring and the basic elements of plumbing and carpentry


Explore pathways directly into employment in:

  • Non-Credit
  • Project-based

Student eligibility

We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, apprenticeship)
  • Live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered
  • High school completion is not a requirement

We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.

Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489

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This project is funded by the government of Canada’s Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program