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Women Unlimited

A Women Unlimited student stands in a classroom with wooden framing, a ladder and electrical equipment in the background.
Hadia Bedoui completed the Women Unlimited program and is now a graduate of the Electrical Construction program at NSCC. She is also the winner of an Abilympics Bronze medal in electrical installations.

Women Unlimited is a free, 14-week pathway program that empowers diverse women to explore a range of trades and technology programs, pursue specialized post-secondary education, and find meaningful careers.

Train for a career in trades and technology

Close to 1,000 women from under-represented backgrounds have participated in the Women Unlimited program so far; the majority have gone on to continue their education or enter the workforce.

Learn more about Women Unlimited at NSCC and how you can take the next step toward a career in trades and technology.

Hire a Women Unlimited learner

As an employer, you can help address skilled labour shortages while helping Women Unlimited learners achieve economic stability.

Get involved by:

  • Offering site visits
  • Allowing job shadowing opportunities
  • Providing work experience opportunities
  • Hiring Women Unlimited alumni as apprentices, technologists, and technicians

Contact us to learn more about how you can make a difference.

Refer an applicant

If you’re a referring agency and would like to refer an applicant to Women Unlimited, complete and submit the Women Unlimited Referral Form (PDF 215KB) .

Follow us on social

Join the Women Unlimited online community to learn about the program, alumni success, events and more.

Contact us 

For general questions or to register for an information session. 

Contact a Women Unlimited program coordinator nearest you :

Yvette Jarvis, IT Campus – Halifax, NS
902-471-5901

Shelley Wallace, Akerley Campus – Dartmouth, NS
902-943-9786

Bernadette Johnson, Sydney Waterfront Campus – Sydney, NS
902-919-2616
 

Employer questions

If you’re an employer and are interested in collaborating with Women Unlimited, contact:

Patricia Brooks Arenburg
Industry Communications Advisor
782-409-3606

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