Being a woman in a male dominated industry can be a challenge, but there are fantastic opportunities too!
Where can you get help, find role models and mentors? The National Painting Institute of Painting and Decorating supports female painters through it's Women in White initiative.
Connect here with other female painters and trainers from around Australia
Get help and advice from Women in Trades
Network with other women with SALT, supporting and linking tradeswomen at http://www.saltaustralia.org
Here are five reasons why being a painter is a good career option for women:
- Woman see more colours than men. Its true!
Your customers are likely to be women
Its one of the more creative trades, allowing you to use your decorative skills
Its less physically demanding than other trades