Our Women in Construction program
CPB Contractors' Women in Construction program is helping to meet the growing demand for construction workers in Australia and New Zealand. The paid training program has created and delivered valuable and sustainable job opportunities for women to work on our state's major infrastructure projects.
The four-step program is centred around classroom study, on-the-job learning and establishing a long-term career.
- Fundamentals: Participants take part in a paid three-week pre-employment training program that introduces them to work on a construction project and explains the fundamentals of the industry.
- Employment: Successful participants receive a permanent offer of employment for an apprenticeship role on a CPB Contractors project.
- Work and learn: Participants are employed as construction workers and obtain a Certificate III Civil Construction – Plant Operations.
- Construction career: Participants are supported and encouraged to continue their careers working across CPB Contractors’ projects.
Our National Association of Women in Construction partnership
As part of our commitment to support the attraction, retention and development of women at CPB Contractors, we have a long-standing partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).
NAWIC provides opportunities for networking, project tours, webinars, development workshops, awards, and scholarships. Several of our female employees have received industry-recognised awards and benefitted from attending development workshops.
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