Scholarships are now available to assist women get a job in a wide variety of non-traditional industry areas and trades, including construction, IT, automotive, maritime and agriculture.
A one-off training scholarship of up to $3000 is available through the 'Expanding career options for women' scholarships program supported by the Department of Local Government and Communities and the Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Scholarships can be used towards a range of associated costs, such as student fees, learning resources, mentoring, coaching, accommodation, transport and even childcare fees.
There are more than 180 qualifications to choose from.
Applications close on 31 October 2016.
For more information or to apply for a scholarship visit dtwd.wa.gov.au