Come and experience
trades with Trades Academy

Think Trades are not for you?
Think again…

Did you know the Building & Construction Industry is one of the top 5 fastest growing industry sectors across the country with so many exciting opportunities for you to explore?

There has never been a better time to consider taking a leap of faith into a career in trades than today. If you want a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to grow and develop your skills then a trade could be for you!
Have you thought a career in trades sounded interesting but you are not sure how to make it happen?

Trade Academy will support you to not only find a trade you enjoy but answer your questions on how to get an apprenticeship.

Source- Labour Market Portal Insight Report

EWIT featured on Studio 10

EWIT’s Tools Skills Day was featured on Studio 10! This program is designed to build your confidence with handling tools needed for work within the trades. You also gain the mindset tools that will help you overcome self-doubt and pursue a career in trades.

Program Overview

The EWIT Trade Academy programs are your gateway to a thrilling world of skilled trades. Gain the confidence to wield tools and unlock your true capabilities as a women or non-binary person ready to conquer the skilled
trade industries.

Our programs are designed to prove you with a comprehensive understanding of the career pathways available in skilled trades equipping you with the knowledge to make informed decisions about your future

Gain confidence through hands on experience! Get your hands dirty and embrace the thrill of using tools. Our immersive programs offer practical training, giving you the confidence to tackle real world challenges and excel in your chosen trade
Join a vibrant community of like minded people who are breaking barriers and paving the way for gender diversity in skilled trades. Connect with mentors, industry professionals and fellow participants who will support and inspire you throughout your journey

Thank You to Our Partners


Program Goals

In collaboration with industry leaders, we have designed an innovative program to open up the pathways for Australian’s to enter apprenticeships and address the issues of:

National Skill Shortage:

Australia is facing a skills shortage of tradespeople, with a severe under-representation of women

Falling Apprenticeships:

Currently apprentice commencements is at the lowest level since the late- 1990s

Financial Security:

COVID-19 has disproportionately effected women in terms of job loss and reduced income

Take charge of your destiny and forge a fulfilling career in the skilled trades. With EWIT Trade Academy programs you’ll gain the skills, knowledge and network you need to thrive in industries traditionally dominated by men. Dare to embark on this empowering adventure and make your mark in the world of skilled trade.

Program Structure

A virtual learning platform consisting of pre-recorded content as well as live virtual days. The program will consist of watching pre-recorded videos on a variety of trades, interviews with experienced professionals in their fields, positive psychology, human skills, and mindset tools to support to thrive along your journey in skilled trades.

Tool Skills Day

To build your confidence with handling tools needed to work within the trades. These sessions are also planned to support you to overcome self-doubt in your ability to pursue a career within one of these trades and inspire you to see the opportunities within trades.

At the end of the day, if you are interested in exploring a career within trades, you can either enroll in the two weeks ‘Experience trades’ or straight into a Pre-Apprenticeship program.

Experience Trades

Dive into an immersive journey with Experience Trades, a comprehensive program designed to empower women and non-binary people with the skills and mindset to flourish in their skilled trades careers.

Over the course of program, unlock the secrets of positive psychology and discover how it can enhance your professional growth and fulfillment.Gain a deeper understanding of various trades, including invaluable insights into how TAFE works. Embark on industry site visits that offer firsthand exposure to real-world scenarios. Some programs even provide entry-level qualifications, paving the way for a successful start in skilled trades.

With work experience options available, you’ll have the chance to apply your knowledge and solidify your skills.Prepare to excel, thrive, and embark on an exciting career path in skilled trades. Check out our upcoming programs today and unleash your potential!

Why Is This Unique?

Our programs at EWIT Trade Academy are truly unique, offering a transformative experience for women and non-binary people in skilled trades. With a focus on positive psychology, hands-on learning, industry insights, and career opportunities, we empower participants to overcome barriers, embrace their potential, and thrive in traditionally male-dominated industries. Discover your extraordinary journey with us today.

Take the courageous step to starting a
career within skilled trades today!