Trades sponsor Women Building Minnesota info sessions

trades womanWomen considering a career in the construction industry can learn what it takes – and why it pays – to become a successful tradeswoman at two Women Building Minnesota information sessions next month.

Sponsored by the St. Paul and Minneapolis Building Trades councils, Women Building Minnesota is a registered apprenticeship program that offers women an opportunity to enter the high-demand specialty trades of plumbing, electrical work, sheet metal, iron work, pipefitting and sprinklerfitting.

Go to to register for one of two four-hour information sessions:

  • April 13, 1 to 5 p.m., Dunwoody College of Technology cafeteria, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis (free parking).
  • April 15, 5 to 9 p.m., St. Paul College auditorium, 235 Marshall Ave., St. Paul (parking voucher available).

Enrollment is limited, and registration is required. Applicants must be 18 years old, possess a high-school diploma or GED, have reliable transportation and be drug-free.

For more information contact WBM Director Vicki Sandberg at 651-260-3432.

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