NWP to host CWB Welding Foundation’s Women of Steel™: Forging Forward Program


Northwestern Polytechnic has announced that it will be one of the 14 hosts of the CWB Welding Foundation’s The Women of Steel™: Forging Forward Program. The 12-week program will provide women with the skills and confidence needed to pursue a welder apprenticeship through practical theory, skills development, and hands-on training. The program follows a flexible schedule and provides students with ability to obtain multiple CWB welding qualifications. “The Women of Steel pre-employment program will provide an exciting and empowering opportunity for women within our region to explore a rewarding future in the skilled trades,” said NWP School of Skilled Trades Dean Caitlin Hartigan.