Trade HERizons a career exploration and college preparation program

Trade HERizons

Trade HERizons is a career exploration and college preparation program with a focus on exposure to trades and technology careers, enhancing essential skills, career exploration and personal development. Participants will experience hands on learning opportunities with Holland College, will meet mentors and will tour with industry employers. Participants will enhance life skills and focus on labor market research, resumes, interviews, math and team building.

Trade HERizons Eligibility:

  • Women between the ages 22 and 45 (with flexibility) who have completed their grade 12 year, either through high school or through a GED
  • Women that have a desire and aptitude to work in trades and technology sectors
  • Women who have lived on PEI for at least 3 months and are either Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Women who are on EI, are working 20 hours per week or less, are on social assistance or have no income
  • Women who can commit to full time programming
  • Women who are ready to make change in their lives through exploring new career options

How to Apply

Acceptance for all WEE Programming requires:

  • Eligibility
  • Filled-in and submitted application form
  • Interview with Women's Network PEI
  • Employment Assistance Services support
  • Skills PEI approval

More Information

For more information please contact us by email, or by phone at 902-368-5040

Project Funders

Funded by the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.

Skills PEI Status of Women Canada