NEW prepares women for nontraditional careers in the construction, utilities, and transportation industries. 

Two different programs include:

Blue Collar Prep which is a seven-week full-time program helping women to learn the building trades, providing hands on experience with tools and materials and job readiness skills.

NEW at Night takes place three nights a week and one Saturday a week for eight weeks. The class includes hands-on shop work, trades math, an overview of career opportunities in the apprenticeship system and job readiness skills.


  • 18+ years old
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Are willing to perform 8 hours of physical work