Special Populations Collaborative

Effective Practices for Nontraditional Students

Statewide Resource: Blue Ribbon Committee Report on Women in Apprenticeship

The Blue Ribbon Committee on Women in Apprenticeship was established by the California Apprenticeship Council (CAC) To address concerns over the lack of women in the construction trades. The report presents the results of a survey of over 400 tradeswomen in California. Based on the survey results the Report recommends strategies to increase recruitment and retention of women in apprenticeship.

To download a copy of the report go to: www.div.ca.gov/cac/cac.html Click on “Apprenticeship.” Then click on “Women.”