Expanding career options for women 2018 - NOW CLOSED
The Expanding career options for women scholarship program is a joint initiative of the Department of Local Government and Communities, the Construction Training Fund and the Department of Training and Workforce Development. Over a period of four years 400 scholarships in a variety of industry areas will be offered to eligible women in metropolitan and regional areas. Women and employers of women are encouraged to apply.
Scholarships of up to $3 000 are available for women who are planning to take up training in non-traditional industries where women currently make up less than 25% of the total workforce.ay / Pause
Scholarships can help with the costs associated with training, including:
- student fees
- learning resources, and tools and equipment
- mentoring and coaching
- accommodation and transport; and
- childcare fees.
There are more than 240 qualifications to choose from, starting at Certificate II level. View the list of qualificaitons for the 2018 program at the Department of Training and Workforce Development website.