Applications open now through to 2 February 2018


What's involved?

  • The Women Building Australia National Mentoring Program provides an e-mentoring service.  Face to face mentoring interaction can also occur. 
  • The program is nine months in duration.
  • You will be expected to provide mentoring contact at least monthy, either face-to-face or virtually, depending on location and personal preference.
  • You will complete an online training program provided by 
  • Art of Mentoring ( to prepare you for the program.
  • You will be required to attend three 1-hour webinars over the nine month mentoring program - Program Launch, Progress Review, and Review at Program Close.

How can you benefit from this program?


  • Use your years of experience to contribute back to the industry. 
  • Make a difference for women who want to succeed in our industry.
  • Develop mentoring skills including listening, asking questions, guiding, providing feedback, communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Enhance your leadership skills.
  • Stay abreast of emerging issues relevant to the industry.


  • Improved confidence.
  • Receive experienced guidance and support in the industry.
  • Build networking opportunities.
  • Professional growth and career planning.
  • Improved self awareness.
  • Clearer career direction.
  • Better communication, listening and feedback skills.
  • Improved management skills.

There will be an award given to one mentee on completion of the program. The award is a course of choice to the value of $3000 at Master Builders’ state-of-the-art “Building Leadership Simulation Centre” in Melbourne. Airfares, transfers and accommodation will be paid for by Master Builders Australia.

Key dates & times

Applications Close Friday 2 February 2018  
Webinar Program Launch Monday 26 February 2018 4:30-5:30pm
Webinar Program Progress Review Wednesday 20 June 2018  4:30-5:30pm
Webinar Program Close 28 November 2018 4:30-5:30pm


Get involved now!

For more information contact Jessica McIntyre, National Project Coordinator for Advancing Women in Building and Construction at on (02) 6202 8888




Mentoring is important, particularly when that relationship occurs between members of the same industry. Research shows it's an extremely effective way for the mentor and mentee to develop new skills, navigate diverse issues and understand how to deal with people and problems. Mentoring predicts career success for our next generation.