Useful Links

If you need extra support, advice and information about engineering, science and technology or are looking for local networks and organisations you can join for your chosen field, look no further! Click on the links below to visit the sites of your choice.

If you know of a site that you think would be useful for others, please get in touch and let us know!


Construction & manual trades

CITB

CITB (Construction Industries Training Board) is the national agency for training and apprenticeships in construction.

Visit CITB »

Construction courses at Sheffield College

Sheffield College runs a range of construction, signwork and horticulture training courses.

Visit Construction courses at Sheffield College »

Construction Youth Trust

Charity to help young people get construction jobs

Visit Construction Youth Trust »

HSI

HSI (Heritage Skills Initiative) is based in the North East and organises training in the UK and Europe in skills to restore and maintain the historic environment.

Visit HSI »

Straw Works

Straw bale building company that runs training courses, many with women trainers.

Visit Straw Works »

SYCTG

SYCTG (South Yorkshire Construction Training Group) aims to improve the skill level within the local construction industry.

Visit SYCTG »

WAMT - Women and Manual Trades

WAMT champions tradeswomen through campaigning and training - see video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lT2q7V-QrVI&feature=youtu.be

Visit WAMT - Women and Manual Trades »

WICAT

WiCAT (Women in Construction Arts and Technology) is based at the Women’s Construction Centre in Burngreave, Sheffield. It runs volunteer and training days for women in a variety of trades and skills.

Visit WICAT »

Women's Furniture Making Workshop

The Women’s Furniture Making Workshop is at Sheffield College and offers full time and part time courses in furniture making, joinery and DIY.

Visit Women's Furniture Making Workshop »


Engineering

Doncaster GTA

Doncaster Group Training Association provides training and apprenticeships in the motor trades.

Visit Doncaster GTA »

EDT

EDT (Engineering Development Trust) is the largest provider of science, technology, engineering and mathematics enrichment activities for UK youth.

Visit EDT »

Engineering courses at Sheffield College

Sheffield College runs a range of Engineering and Motor Vehicle training courses.

Visit Engineering courses at Sheffield College »

Stemettes - Girls do STEM too

A series of events, experiences and opportunities for UK girls

Visit Stemettes - Girls do STEM too »

WES

WES (Women's Engineering Society) is a professional, not-for-profit network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.

Visit WES »

WISE

WISE is a national project aiming to increase the gender balance in the UK’s science, technology, engineering and maths workforce,

Visit WISE »

WISET

WiSET (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology) is based at Sheffield Hallam University and aims to address the under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Visit WISET »

WiTEC Europe

The European association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Visit WiTEC Europe »


Equality

Gender Respect Project

Aims to help children and young people understand, question and challenge gender inequality and violence

Visit Gender Respect Project »


Science

GirlGeeks

GirlGeeks is an online community for women and girls interested in technology and computing.

Visit GirlGeeks »

ScienceGrrl

ScienceGrrl is a broad-based, grassroots organisation celebrating and supporting women in science; a network of people who are passionate about passing on our love of science to the next generation

Visit ScienceGrrl »

Stemettes - Girls do STEM too

A series of events, experiences and opportunities for UK girls

Visit Stemettes - Girls do STEM too »

WISE

WISE is a national project aiming to increase the gender balance in the UK’s science, technology, engineering and maths workforce,

Visit WISE »

WISET

WiSET (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology) is based at Sheffield Hallam University and aims to address the under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Visit WISET »

WiTEC Europe

The European association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Visit WiTEC Europe »


Women's organisations

AMCC

The Association Mujeres Construction Condega (AMCC) has a women's construction centre in Esteli, Nicaragua (Sheffield's twin town).

Visit AMCC »

It was NEVER a dress

Website aiming to shift perceptions about women through story telling and innovations

Visit It was NEVER a dress »

Soroptimist International Sheffield

Local branch of worldwide organisation with aim of improving lives of women and girls.

Visit Soroptimist International Sheffield »

Stemettes - Girls do STEM too

A series of events, experiences and opportunities for UK girls

Visit Stemettes - Girls do STEM too »