At Madison Area Technical College, about a third of the students in the welding certificate program are women as they are 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, an apprentice with UA 400 talks about her experience.

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