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Tradie Talk for Women

This is an exciting workshop aimed at women and designed to demystify the sometimes scary world of home maintenance and engaging good tradies.

In addition many women are seeking to enter the trades/construction workforce and the workshop will provide talks on careers for women working with tools, and career pathways for women in construction.

Special Guest Speakers

Cr Jack Kowarzik, Mayor of Cardinia Shire and Cr Graeme Moore, Deputy Mayor of Cardinia Shire, who are both experienced in the trades and engineering industries, will speak on:

  • Hiring reliable tradespeople
  • Ensuring safety when tradespeople are in your home
  • Negotiating work within your home
  • Ensuring any changes to agreed work are communicated
  • How to perform simple jobs at home

Miranda Luck, SES, will talk about:

  • Careers for women working with tools in the SES

Elizabeth Cronin, Chisholm Skills and Job Centre will talk about:

  • Study and career pathways for women in the construction industry
12 March 2024
10:00am – 12:00pm
This is a free event and places are limited. Registration is required. (To register, see below.)
Living & Learning Pakenham
6B Henry Street, Pakenham
You are welcome to register using any of the methods below:
◾ Complete the Lifestyle online enrolment form
Email us at
Phone us on 5941 2389
◾ Drop in during business hours at 6B Henry Street, Pakenham

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