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Women in Trade

Women in Trade With a huge trade sector in the UK, there is an increasing need for skilled workers across the board. We call on all women to take up their sledge hammers and join the growing world of construction and trade 2.7231 Over 2000 000 Women make up only 11% of the construction workforce people employed in the construction industry 1. of women work on site 40 28% of women workers are union members. 10% work in design and management are small business 4% owners 84% 12% 2% work in a secretarial role are sole traders school-age girls are interested in working in construction. 61 Benefits of Working in Construction High Pay Recent years have seen a major salary boost for skilled trade workers. Skilled labour salaries are rising by 4 times the cost of living. Flexible Working Hours Working as a contractor means you can work as and when it suits you, giving you time for other things in your life. Increased Mobility Studies have found that people spend far too much time at their desk. Working in trade keeps you active and healthy. Wide Range of Opportunities The trade and construction industries offer a host of different job titles and opportunities. From land surveyors and contractors, to project managers and general labourers. High Job Satisfaction Job satisfaction in the construction industry is very high. You're getting the chance to make a physical difference in your community and can see the fruits of your labour first hand, for a long time to come. With innovative designs for buildings and new modern day equipment, it is an exciting time to be getting into the world of construction! There are a host of organisations empowering women with training and helping them find apprenticeships, such as Be Onsite's Women into Construction Project. So...what are you waiting for? Sources: CIOB - The Changing Role of Women in the Construction Workforce Dickies 20. 1 2| 3 4 B 12 5 6 7| 8 9 30 1 2| 3 16

Women in Trade

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At DickiesStore, we’re all for women showing us what they’re made of! The UK’s trade and construction industry is booming and there are some inspiring women making a name for themselves in the s...


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