At Madison Area Technical College, about one third of the students in the welding certificate program are women as they’re becoming a growing presence in skilled trades training programs. The shortage of skilled workers has caused the Trades to increase recruiting to bring in and train good people, including women. And more women are attracted to the Trades due to plentiful jobs with excellent pay and benefits. In this video from Building Wisconsin TVMaddy DeJardin training with UA Local 400 talks about her experience.

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