Women and Manual Trades (WAMT) is offering a one-day introductory course in tiling on 15th October 2011. This intro course will show you the basics of tiling a wall, and includes hands-on practice. If you’re considering entering the trades, or bettering your skills – why not check it out?
6th April 2011 – Europe’s largest online tradesman directory and review site, www.myhammer.co.uk is calling for more women to consider the trades as a career, as new research* suggests 56% of women would prefer to hire a female to do a job in the home if it were possible.
Rachel Wadey might just be the answer to their prayers. At 5ft 6″ and weighing 8st 4, this tiny former ballerina is now a trained cabinet maker and kitchen and bathroom fitter. As her three children were growing up Rachel (a stay at home Mum) decided to do an interior design course one day a week. Once she had discovered the design bug, she decided to see how far she could progress and trained to be a level 2, and then level 3 cabinet-maker.