WELCOME TO BCCWITT: Working for Inclusion in the Trades
BCCWITT is working to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive skilled trades industry, where all feel welcome, healthy, respected and safe.
We are a partnership led by tradespeople, along with industry and labour representatives. We are committed to removing barriers faced by equity priority people, including Indigenous people, people of colour, people with disabilities, 2SLGBTIAQ+ people, and women, to increase their participation in the trades and promote healthier environments in workplaces and training institutions.
BCCWITT operates under the umbrella of the BC Federation of Labour. We work with: People of all genders; unions; training institutions; non-unionized and unionized employers; SkilledTradesBC; BC Infrastructure Benefits; BC Building Trades; Construction Labour Relations Association of BC; BC Construction Association; provincial, federal and municipal governments; Indigenous organizations; trades associations; workforce development organizations; community groups and individuals across BC.
WHAT WE DO
BCCWITT provides connection, funding, resources and supports for equity priority tradespeople across the province.
BCCWITT also offers programs, tools and resources to individuals and organizations that support the attraction, retention and advancement of equity priority people in skilled trades careers. In addition, BCCWITT is part of broader equity and inclusion initiatives supporting other underrepresented groups in construction, maintenance, and industrial trades.
Visit the Programs pages on this website for information about specific programs.