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  • Title: Home : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: .. Skip navigation.. Women and Manual Trades 2013.. Home.. Accessibility.. Sitemap.. Privacy.. Contact us.. Events.. What we do.. About us.. Associates.. FAQs.. Careers.. Store.. News.. Videos.. Women and Manual Trades.. The national organisation for tradeswomen.. and women training in the trades.. WAMT has been championing tradeswomen for 30 years through campaigning and training, and is the only membership organisation specifically for tradeswomen.. Find out more about us.. Our events.. Book online now for all WAMT events.. Bespoke DIY for Housing Associations.. Commission WAMT to give your tenants  ...   women carpenters have obtained a CSCS card.. More about WAMT.. Find out what.. we can offer.. tradeswomen.. Find out about.. training.. in the construction industry.. See our.. current projects.. and who we work with.. Read our.. latest newsletter.. Find a tradeswoman.. Browse our directory of members.. Membership.. Find out more.. Register.. Member log-in.. Our work in pictures.. Our newsletter.. Sign-up to receive WAMT news.. Supported by.. Copyright.. 2013.. Women and Manual Trades is a company limited by guarantee, registration no.. 2962569.. Charity registration no.. 1063652.. Site by.. Bananadesign..

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  • Title: Accessibility : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: Using our site.. This site is built with accessibility in mind.. We follow the W3Cs Web Content Accessibility Guidelines so that our sites are available to everyone.. This site conforms at a minimum to Level A compliance of the W3Cs web content accessibility guidelines and is built adhering to modern web standards.. All pages should be XHTML and CSS compliant.. If the site does not display properly in your browser, your browser may not be standards compliant and you should upgrade to a more modern browser.. There are many excellent browsers freely available.. The BBC s website:.. My Web, My Way.. provides excellent information about making the web easier to use with your browser and computer.. Access key.. This site makes use of access keys as a navigational aid.. Access keys are keyboard shortcuts that allow you to navigate without the need for a mouse.. In Internet Explorer on Windows, you can press the ALT key and an access key; on the Macintosh  ...   are separate.. This helps users who use non-graphical browsers to use the site as content is structured logically and makes sense when read using a text based browser or with a spoken browser.. As well as access keys the site uses tab indexing so that users with text based browsers can use the keyboard to navigate quickly and easily between links.. The text is sized with relative units which means users can scale or zoom the text to make it larger.. The BBC s.. My Web My Way.. website has more detail of how to do this for your specific browser.. All images have text descriptions and all external links open in the same window.. Testing.. This site has been tested on the following browsers: Internet Explorer 6 and 7 (PC), Firefox 2 (PC and Mac), Safari 1 and 2 (Mac), Safari 3 (PC and Mac), Opera 9 (PC and Mac).. If you experience any problems with this site.. please let us.. know..

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  • Title: Sitemap : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: (1).. Case studies.. (14).. Governance.. Membership.. Newsletters.. (8).. Our funders.. Publications.. (2).. Staff.. Vacancies.. Intro to Construction.. About WAMT.. (9).. DIY courses.. Employing a tradeswoman.. Joining us.. (5).. Training and Apprenticeships.. (4).. Working in the trades.. (3).. Newsletter.. Housing Associations.. National Tradeswomen's Network.. Past projects..

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  • Title: Privacy : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: Returns & Refund policy.. Privacy Statement.. WAMT is committed to protecting your privacy.. Please read the WAMT Online Privacy Statement below.. This WAMT Online Privacy Statement applies to data collected by WAMT through its website and services, as well as its offline services.. It does not apply to WAMT websites or services and products that do not display or link to this statement or that have their own privacy statements.. Collection of your personal information.. In order to access some WAMT services, you will be asked to sign in with an email address and password, which we refer to as your credentials.. As part of creating your credentials, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate email address.. Some services may require added security, and in these cases, you may be asked to create an additional security key.. Finally, a unique ID number will be assigned to your credentials that will be used to identify your credentials and associated information.. On WAMTs website, we ask you to provide personal information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number.. We may also collect demographic information, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences,and other personal informaiton.. If you choose to make a purchase or sign up for membership, we will ask for additional information, such as your credit card number and billing address, which is used to create a WAMT billing account.. We may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with WAMTs website.. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.. Use of your personal information.. WAMT collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve its sites and deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested.. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our services and supporting women working in non traditional areas.. We also use your personal information to communicate with you.. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security  ...   the public.. The exception to the above is where data is entered into the Tradeswomens directory.. This information is deemed to be public as it is placed there by a member to advertise their business.. Accessing your personal information.. You may be able to view or edit your personal information online.. In order to help prevent your personal information from being viewed by others, you will be required to sign in with your credentials (email address and password).. The appropriate method(s) for accessing your personal information will depend on which sites or services you have used.. Communication preferences.. You can stop the delivery of future promotional emails, phone calls, texts or mailouts from WAMT sites and services by notifying us in writing.. These communication choices do not apply to mandatory service communications that are considered part of certain WAMT services, which you may receive periodically unless you cancel the service.. Security of your personal information.. WAMT is committed to protecting the security of your personal information.. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number or password) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.. If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential.. Do not share this information with anyone.. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always choose to log out before leaving a site or service to prevent access to your information by subsequent users.. Changes to this privacy statement.. WAMT will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our services and customer feedback.. When we post changes to this Statement, we will revise the last updated date at the top of this statement.. If there are material changes to this statement or in how WAMT will use your personal information, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change or by directly sending you a notification.. We encourage you to review this statement periodically to be informed of how WAMT is protecting your information..

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  • Title: Contact us : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: The national organisation for tradeswomen and women training in the trades.. 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT.. Phone : 020 7251 9192.. Fax : 020 7251 9193.. Email : info@wamt.. org.. Please be aware that our office is only usually staffed two days per week (usually Mondays and Thursdays), so there may be a delay before a member of our team can get back to you.. Before emailing us, we strongly recommend that you  ...   questions we re asked most often, such as :.. I m a journalist / TV researcher, looking for a tradeswoman to interview.. Can you help?.. I m interested in becoming a tradeswoman where do I start?!.. Are you running any DIY courses that I could join?.. How can I get work experience?.. How do I find a tradeswoman to carry out work on my home?.. Your details.. First name.. Surname.. Email.. Phone number.. optional.. Message..

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  • Title: Events : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: Forthcoming Events.. INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION : NEW COURSE FOR HACKNEY WOMEN.. Women and Manual Trades has recently been awarded funding from Hackney council to deliver a small project in the borough.. We ll be providing a new five-day course, giving Hackney women an introduction to the construction industry.. Participants will also gain a CSCS card, and the opportunity for ongoing support through the Ways Into Work programme.. If youre a Hackney woman, and you re interested in a construction career,.. click here for more information.. DIY WORKSHOPS.. Women and Manual Trades run one-day Saturday courses and evening workshops for women, in Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrics, Painting and Decorating, and Tiling.. Each  ...   ll gain a general understanding of your home systems and the insight to know when to call a professional.. Here s what some previous participants have said :.. Thank you for a stimulating and useful day.. Trainers very knowledgeable and happy with bombardment of questions!.. Informal, friendly, and women-only- great!.. All parts of the course were very useful loved everything presented very well and explained well.. Very relaxed class tutor was very knowledgeable.. Our 2013 series of courses has now finished.. If you would like to be kept informed of future DIY workshops dates, please sign up for our e-bulletin newsletter by.. clicking here.. or following us on Twitter (@WAMT_UK)..

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  • Title: What we do : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: Our current work.. WAMT provides a range of services to.. member tradeswomen.. ,.. organisations.. , and women wanting to enter the construction industry.. Our Tradeswomen s Networking Events give tradeswomen a chance to meet and exchange ideas and experiences.. Recent Networking Events have included a trip to the Stonemasonry workshop at Canterbury Cathedral, and a talk from Age UK about how tradeswomen can market their business to older people.. Our.. monthly ebulletin.. and.. Twitter feed.. provide tradeswomen with information about jobs, training, events, and opportunities.. We run DIY courses both.. for individuals.. , and.. bespoke training courses for organisations.. (previous clients have included Crisis Skylight, HM Prison Holloway,  ...   in touch with each other.. In the past, these have included the.. Building Work for Women.. project, the.. SITE project.. , and the.. FEWEC programme.. , which mapped female construction tutors in Further Education colleges.. We are currently running an Employment Brokerage project funded by.. Trust for London.. , which helps tradeswomen find work experience placements, get a CSCS card, or learn how to set up in self-employment.. For more information about this programme, please contact Kharima Dada, Project Manager : k.. dada@wamt.. If you would like to stay in touch with WAMT and hear about our future work,.. click here.. to sign up to our mailing list..

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  • Title: About us : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: About Women and Manual Trades.. Women and Manual Trades (WAMT) is the national organisation for tradeswomen and women training in the trades.. It was formed in 1975, and to our knowledge, was the first group formed by women to promote working in construction and building services as a positive and enjoyable option for women.. More information about our history can be found in our publication Building the Future 25 years of Women and Manual Trades available from our offices.. Though there is often press attention given to women working in non-traditional occupations, there are in fact very few women working in today s construction industry.. Those that do often feel isolated and face sexism and harassment.. However the construction industry, suffering  ...   We want to increase the number of women working in industries where they are underrepresented, and to help them improve their prospects and economic capacity.. In Spring 2012, the Trustees of Women and Manual Trades appointed Andrea Kelmanson as Interim Chief Executive, commissioning her to produce a Strategic Review of the organisation which could guide it through the coming years.. Andrea s review is available online now.. click here to read it.. WAMT is currently funded by Trust for London and CITB-Constructionskills.. Our registered office is at 52-54 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT Telephone No: 020 7251 9192.. Fax No: 020 7251 9193 Email:.. info@wamt.. Women and Manual Trades is a registered charity no: 1063652 and company limited by guarantee no: 2962569..

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  • Title: Associates : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: Associate members.. Associate membership.. is open to organisations who support our work and aims including construction companies, colleges, training providers, voluntary sector organisations, employers, and housing associations.. It is also open to individuals, regardless of gender, who are not working or training in the trades but who support our aims.. Benefits of organisational Associate membership include :.. Access to WAMT s network of over 750 tradeswomen and trainees, and 250 employers.. Free advertising in our fortnightly ebulletin to members a chance to spread the word about your jobs, training, events, or opportunities.. Free advertising in the Members News section of our website,  ...   visit to the stonemasonry workshops at Canterbury Cathedral, and a dedicated bus tour of the Olympic park site in Stratford.. Your logo on this page, with a link to your website.. The opportunity to host our AGM a great way to promote your organisation to tradeswomen, or invite them into your building.. Associate membership costs just 70 per year for colleges or voluntary sector organisations, and 100 per year for commercial companies.. It s a great way to begin a stronger relationship with WAMT, and for your organisation to demonstrate its committment to diversity.. To join, just.. Our current associate members are:..

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  • Title: FAQs : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: How do I find a training course?.. Where can I go if I m looking for an apprenticeship?.. Can WAMT train me as a tradeswoman?.. I m a journalist looking for a tradeswoman to interview.. Where can I find workwear in women s sizes?.. How can I encourage more young women to enter the trades?.. Who can help me with my personal and business development?.. How can I find a tradeswoman to  ...   Who can become a member of WAMT?.. What do members get?.. How much does membership cost?.. How do I join WAMT?.. What kind of organisations join WAMT as Associate Members?.. What is WAMT?.. How long has WAMT been established?.. What services does WAMT provide?.. What kind of projects does WAMT run?.. What is the Construction Diversity Expo?.. Who runs WAMT?.. How can I contact WAMT?.. How do I get to the WAMT offices?..

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  • Title: Careers : Women and Manual Trades
    Descriptive info: How to become a Tradeswoman.. Are you interested in a career in the trades, but don t know where to start? Here are some things you might want to do :.. First, take a look at the resources here on the WAMT website.. Here you can :.. Find out.. why women love working in the manual trades.. Read a case study about a woman who left her office job to become an.. electrician.. Read about how Kate built a career as a.. self-employed plumber.. Find out about a woman who just loves being a.. carpenter.. Interested in a career in painting and decorating?.. See how Penny made this a reality.. Our publication.. My Future in My Hands.. gives detailed information about a career in construction.. To find a course, and get careers advice :.. Go to the.. ConstructionSkills website.. , which has very useful general information on training in the trades, and an area where you can apply for an apprenticeship online.. If you re in Northern Ireland, visit  ...   search facility that can help you find a course.. If you re interested in one of the energy trades (plumbing, electrics, gas installation, refrigeration), try SummitSkills on.. 0800 0688 336.. When considering taking a course, It is important to check whether your training provider is accredited.. Confirm in writing whether your course is approved, before you start your studies.. Centres have been known to have their accreditation removed even though they have students studying on-site.. If a training provider is not accredited then you may not be able to sit exams, or to have your qualification recognised within the industry.. And, once you re training or working in the trades :.. Join Women and Manual Trades! Individual Membership of WAMT is currently free to women training or working in the trades.. For more information and to register,.. If you re not currently training or working in the trades, but support our aims, you can join as an Associate Member.. For more information.. or call the office on 020 7251 9192..

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