Borcelik, Turkey's largest and highest quality galvanized steel producer, started the second phase of the No Jobs for Women Project, which it implemented in 2018. It is aimed to increase female employment rates with vocational courses opened within Borçelik Technical Academy.
Borcelik, one of the Borusan Group companies, has started the second phase of the “No Jobs for Women” project. Implemented for the first time in 2, the No Jobs for Women project, which empowers 2018 women to become professionals, supports increasing women's participation in the workforce and the development of gender equality.
Implemented under the Borusan Equals Platform, Borusan Holding aims to achieve tangible results in a wide range of gender equality from human resources policies to communication, and emphasizes that women can work in every field in the male-dominated heavy industry sector.
210 hours of comprehensive training with Borcelik Technical Academy
Within the scope of the program, female candidates who apply are given a comprehensive training of 210 hours in total, including theoretical, applied in the field and applied in the crane simulator, within the body of Borçelik Technical Academy. With the training content expanded after the first phase, efforts are being made to increase female employment at the level of crane operators. At the end of the program, candidates can obtain VQA Bridge Crane Operator Certificate and Working at Height Certificate. Borcelik, which aims to meet the needs of both the institution and the sector by opening trainings periodically with the No Jobs for Women Project, aims to increase the female employment rate in the region.
While cooperating with İŞKUR in the search for candidates for the program, job-seeking women in the Gemlik and Bursa region are notified via SMS and applications are received through career websites. Considering the sustainability of the process, students studying at vocational and vocational schools will also be employed for the needs of the production departments.
“We attach great importance to the participation of women in the workforce”
Kerem Çakır, General Manager of Borcelik, who stated that women and men should be equal in all areas of life, said, “We attach great importance to the participation of women in the workforce for social development. With the No Jobs for Women, which is a vocational project, we enable the training of qualified human resources not only for Borçelik, but also for different institutions and sectors. We will continue to lead and inspire our industry on gender equality.”