Women can be plumbers, and women do want to plumb. While the conversation around women plumbing stays at the first hurdle, the real issues of how to attract women into the industry and how to retain them gets ignored.
Stopcocks are contacted almost every week by women who want to be a plumber. We provide services and strategies to help.
Are you a skilled woman plumber or gas engineer who wants to work for yourself? Perhaps what you need is a W.I.F.E. Consider the Stopcocks Women Plumbers proposal. Many women who train in skilled trades want to work for themselves,
What kind of woman wants to be a woman plumber? Besides training, what qualities are needed to be a woman plumber? What opportunities exist to be a woman plumber? In 2017 there’s a growing awareness of women plumbers and gas
A report in The Times, 16th September stated female and elderly customers ‘routinely overcharged’ by up to 53%. Stopcocks Women Plumbers founder Hattie Hasan was asked to respond in an interview with Yasmeen Khan on Talk Radio. The research, carried out
The first coverage of the Women Installers Together Conference 2017 was published by Builders Merchants News on Thursday. The magazine heralded the unique event a success. Hosted by Stopcocks Women Plumbers and supported by partners Polypipe Trade and Heating and
In the light of recent media attention on the discrimination faced by women in plumbing, heating and mechanical engineering it’s good to see that some of the top UK companies and manufacturers are leading the way by backing the first ever national conference for women plumbers and gas engineers. Here’s what some of them have to say about it.
“Why Stopcocks exist” A very brief explanation from Stopcocks Women Plumbers Director Mica May of why Stopcocks exists and what the #WITConference is all about. Aims Why Stopcocks and what are we doing this for? To change the plumbing industry
‘Why Women Plumbers?’ Hattie Hasan, Stopcocks Women Plumbers’ Founder answers their most frequently asked question. We’re asked ‘Why just women plumbers?’ constantly by the media (and we have our special response to them here) But we also get this same
We’ve talked a lot about the barriers women in plumbing encounter. These definitely affect the numbers of women who succeed in becoming plumbers; but because the barriers are serious, we sometimes forget to talk about how amazing, determined and skillful