In some italian schools Ente per la Formazione e l’addestramento professionale nell’edilizia (Formedil) has some women trainers that choose to work in the construction sector, such as: Michela is from Piacenza in Italy and she lives and works in Italy.
QUESTION.- Why did you choose to train in a profession instead of another type of studies?
ANSWER.- Even as a child I looked at construction sites and was passionate about.
Q.- Have you be trained in any else training course?
A.- Yes I follow a school for restoration for three years in a training center in Piacenza and some specializating training course also in Scuola Edile di Piacenza for safety.
Q.- How was the first day you worked in a building site?
A.- Very strange and exciting, not without difficulties.
Q.- How is the relationship with your colleagues?
A.- Very difficult there are still many stereotypes also and above all by the superiors or by the technicians.
Q.- How did you imagine the construction sector with much more women?
A.- More women less prejudices.
Q.- What would you say to a young girl who is considering joining the construction sector?
A.- If you have a strong and determined character you can overcome prejudices and have many satisfactions.