Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Fun Questionnaire to Finding out If the Finishing Trades Are for You

Wo-Built's Fun Questionnaire in Finishing TradesWo-Built's Fun Questionnaire
See if the Finishing Trades (tiling, painting, finishing carpentry, woodworking etc) are for you.

Trying to decide on a vocation? Thinking of changing career paths? Or just interested in learning something new? Not sure if the finishing trades are for you?

Take this fun questionnaire below and see what the scores say about you.

1 Do you like to use your hands to make objects? [Yes] [No]
2 Do you like Art and Crafts? [Yes] [No]
3 Have you helped fix things around the home? [Yes] [No]
4 Have you painted a room in your home or at friends? [Yes] [No]
5 Have you done woodworking before? [Yes] [No]
6 Have you ever built a toy, bird’s house, doll’s house? [Yes] [No]
7 Are you alright with getting your hands dirty? [Yes] [No]
8 Do you like doing physical activities? [Yes] [No]
9 Are you patient? [Yes] [No]
10 Are you detail oriented and neat? [Yes] [No]
11 Are you interested in how buildings are put together? [Yes] [No]
12 Do you think you would like to design and build cabinets? [Yes] [No]
13 Do you think you would like to tile kitchens, paint rooms? [Yes] [No]
14 Do you like watching renovation shows? [Yes] [No]
15 Do you think tiling, painting and woodworking can be fun? [Yes] [No]

10-15 answers YES:
You will do really well in the finishing trades.

6-9 answers YES:
Not all aspects of the trades appeal to you but there might be specific areas of interest that are worth pursuing.

0-5 answers YES:
This score does not mean that the trades are not for you, however it does indicate that you are still unsure if you would like them. You should think more about the finishing trades but also evaluate other options.

Many thanks for taking the time to complete this questionnaire.

Wo-Built's Pre-apprenticeship Training, Mentoring for WomenScreenshot: WoBuilt's Pre-apprenticeship Training for Women

About Wo-Built's Pre-apprenticeship Training for Women

We are presently establishing our own pre-apprenticeship training programs in the Greater Toronto Area for the finishing trades, which deal with all the detail orientated issues, i.e. the door surrounds, the baseboards, the plastering, the flooring, tiling, cabinetry etc. - all the trades where a Woman's Touch for detailing and design is appreciated.
The course start date has yet be determined as we are in the process of revamping it to accommodate more applicants. It will be held at the Pre-apprenticeship Training Institute in Toronto. We are looking for women who are interested in making the finishing trades their career. Click here for the course outline and summary.
Not sure if the finishing trades are for you? Click here to fill out our "fun" questionnaire.

In the meantime, if you are interested in learning more about the program and would like to be kept informed, please contact us on

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