Services We Offer

Women into Construction offer a range of targeted services tailored to suit construction industry clients, developers, contractors, further education colleges, universities, apprenticeship providers, local authorities as well as employment and skills providers.

The services are:

  • Bespoke Short Employment Programme for Women
  • Seconded WiC Project Manager
  • Student Mentoring Programme
  • Subcontract Entry to Employment Programme.

Bespoke Short Employment Programme for Women

For construction industry clients, developers, contractors.
Locations: Greater London, Birmingham/West Midlands, Cambridge and Southend.
Details & Costs: see below

Seconded WiC Project Manager

For construction industry clients, developers, contractors.
Locations: UK-wide
Details & Costs: see below

Student Mentoring Programme

For further educations colleges, universities, apprenticeship providers.
Locations: Greater London, Birmingham/West Midlands
Details & Costs: see below

Subcontracted Entry to Employment Programme

For local authorities, construction industry clients, developers,
employment and skills providers.
Locations: Greater London, Birmingham/West Midlands
Details & Costs: see below

Woman construction worker with male contractor on Tideway site
Bespoke Short Employment ProgrammeSeconded WIC Project ManagerStudent Mentoring ProgrammeSubcontracted Entry to Employment Programme
What1-month programme for potential female recruits. Includes careers information, advice and guidance, construction related training, site-based work placements, and brokerage into employment.WIC expert embedded into your organisation. The seconded project manager will support your diversity programmes on site, whilst benefitting from central WIC team expertise and support.WIC mentor and support programme for Further Education or Undergraduate students studying construction courses. Includes mentoring, work placements and support to access employment. Set-up, management and delivery of an agreed programme of support to help meet S106 or diversity targets for a construction site or wider programme.
Who ForConstruction industry clients, Contractors, DevelopersConstruction industry clients, Contractors, DevelopersApprenticeship Providers, Further Education Colleges, UniversitiesConstruction industry clients, Contractors, Developers
LocationsBirmingham & West Midlands, Cambridge, Southend, Greater LondonUK-wideBirmingham & West Midlands, Greater LondonBirmingham & West Midlands, Greater London
What We Deliver• Subcontractor engagement
• Women supported through careers advice, work placements
• Women gaining employment or apprenticeships
• Women achieving sustained employment and progression
• Bespoke programme tailored to your company requirements
• Subcontractor engagement
• Women supported through careers advice, work placements
• Women gaining employment or apprenticeships
• Women achieving sustained employment and progression
• Support for recruitment of women to construction courses
• Female students supported through mentoring and careers advice and work placements
• Employer engagement – of client, Tier 1 and supply chain companies
• Female students gaining employment or progressing to further studies in construction
• Employer engagement – of client, Tier 1 and supply chain companies
• Women supported through careers advice, work placements
• Women gaining employment or apprenticeships
• Women achieving sustained employment and progression
Benefits to Your OrganisationKickstarts subcontractor engagement and increases numbers of women employed on your programme or contract.

Provides positive PR and case studies to support a wider diversity drive for your programme or contract.

Demonstrable commitment to increasing diversity in your organisation.

Low risk, fixed cost for your organisation.

Direct benefit from WIC’s UK-wide expertise to your organisation.

Improved retention, engagement and attainment of female students on construction courses.

Improved progression to employment for female graduates.

Increased engagement with lead developer, Tier 1 and supply chain to increase diversity on site and meet contractual requirements.
Reduced cost and administration to recruit and train female candidates for the contract or programme.
Improved retention and progression of female candidates, through work placements into longterm sustainable employment.
CostFrom £20,000 (+ VAT) to support 40 women over a four-week programme – price depends on exact client requirements.From £50,000 (+VAT) per annum for a full-time Project Manager seconded into your organisation. We also offer part-time secondments, with exact price dependant on the package of support agreed. From £50,000 (+VAT) per annum to support 50 female students, including up to 20 work placements, and the job-specific training needed to access employment. Exact price depends on package of support agreed.Price dependent upon programme scope and outputs required. We have a strong track record in project development and will work with you to agree a price that offers value for money against deliverables.