Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)

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175 Hamlyn Road
St. John’s, NL
A1E 5Z6

Tel: (709) 738-3713        Toll Free: 1-800-738-3713
Fax: (709) 738-3743       Email: info@wrdc.nf.ca

Website: http://www.wrdc.nf.ca/index.htm


Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is a provincial non-profit organization committed to increasing women’s participation in trades and technology.

Target Population:

Women in trades and technology careers

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

With both private and public funding, WRDC, and its Educational Resource Center (ERC), offer a variety of programs and services to address the challenges surrounding the attraction, recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in these sectors. WRDC offers these programs and services at no charge thanks to the support of Industry partners and the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Government of NL. WRDC key activities include:

  • Career exploration programs;
  • Career counselling and employment assistance services;
  • Recruitment and retention consultation and training for employers; and
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders such as training institutions, employers, labour unions, government departments and community groups to identify solutions to issue commonly identified by women in trades and technology.
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