Empowering Women to Lead Program
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Empowering Women to Lead Program

We are thrilled to announce the launch of CASP/CLAC’s new national Empowering Women to Lead program, designed specifically for women in the skilled trades seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities

This program aims to equip participants with essential skills to excel in their roles and foster positive change within their workplaces. It is being offered in partnership between CASP, CLAC Training, and CLAC’s SWiT Committee.

Program Summary

Participants will have the opportunity to delve into various aspects of leadership, including creating safer and more inclusive work environments, enhancing communication skills, mitigating disruptive conflicts, boosting productivity, and serving as men-tors to advocate for other women in the skilled trades.

Program Overview

The program is comprised of four elements, totaling 30 to 35 hours over four months. Participants should expect to dedicate approximately half a day of virtual, instructor-led training every two weeks.

• Element 1 – Leadership Training (20 hours): Complete CLAC’s Supervisor Micro-Certification Program (SMCP)

• Element 2 – Self-Awareness and Personal Development Assessment and Coaching (two to three hours)

• Element 3 – Supporting Psychologically Safe Work-places (8 to 10 hours – Mental Health First Aid [MHFA] virtual/blended)

• Element 4 – Program Mentorship and Capstone Leader-ship Development Exercise (approximately three hours

Program Outcomes

Upon completing all elements, participants will receive the following:

• SMCP certification

• MHFA certification

• Personalized assessment report and access to an online coaching platform

• CCA Gold Seal Education Credits

• and more!

Who Should Take This Program?

• New or experienced construction supervisors, fore-persons, lead hands

• Women displaying strong leadership potential

• Union stewards

• Health and safety representatives

• Apprentice trainers and mentors

How to Register

Interested individuals, particularly women or gender-diverse individuals, are encouraged to apply for the program with the approval and support of their employer, including arrangements for time off work and wage support. Due to high demand, interested parties are invited to submit ex-pressions of interest for consideration.

Interested members can visit clac.ca/empoweringwomen for more information and to request registration.

Course Dates

Cohorts are scheduled through the year. Please register and we will provide you more details on your next cohort!

Course Cost

• CLAC members: free for members working in the skilled trades

• Public: $1,450

Register Today!

Go to clac.ca/empoweringwomen to learn more and to register.

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