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Full Medal Results – WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2018

Congratulations to all the medallists!  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this page and check out the highlights video from the National Championships at Skills Show Australia 2018. SKILL MEDAL NAME REGION Auto Electrical Gold Joseph Ussher…

06/06/2018
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Five minutes with…Declan Cronin

Declan Cronin studies at North Coast TAFE for his Certificate IV in Graphic Design, “I always knew I wanted to pursue a Graphic Design career ever since I was in Primary School. My older brother studied a Bachelor of Visual…

03/06/2018
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Five minutes with…Emily Miller

Emily Rose Miller, aka “Remrey” describes herself as kind, detailed and creative. Emily is currently studying at CIT Reid for her commercial cookery certificate III and patisserie certificate II. She’s been working very hard to achieve her goals, practicing at…

31/05/2018

Total Tools – Prize Vouchers

Total Tools, Australia’s biggest professional tool retailer, is proud to support Skills Show Australia at his years competition. Total Tools will be providing some of the professional trade tools needed to run the competition from its range of over 60,000…

31/05/2018

RadioHub partners with WorldSkills for ‘WORK it OUT’ podcast

RadioHub is Australia’s first purpose built podcast facility specialising in high quality podcast production. RadioHub have partnered with WorldSkills Australia to bring our new podcast ‘WORK it OUT’ to life throughout the Skills Show. WORK it OUT is a pod-cast created…

31/05/2018

Weld Australia – Securing the Future of Australia’s Welding Industry

Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) represents the welding profession in Australia. Its members are made up of individual welding professionals and companies of all sizes. Weld Australia’s primary goal is securing the future of Australia’s welding industry. A not-for-profit,…

31/05/2018

Supagas Retail Manager Andrew Barnes, a WorldSkills success story

Back in 1983 at the Regional WorldSkills Competition, Andrew Barnes competed for the first time, a young country boy from Orange, rating 3rd as a 2nd Year Welding Apprentice. His performance drove him to re-enlist and then compete during the…

31/05/2018

Prysmian Apprenticeships

Knowing that a desk job wasn’t his calling, Matt was looking for something more hands on when he finished high school. After learning about apprenticeships at Prysmian, he was invited to complete one week of work experience within their maintenance…

31/05/2018

IBSA Manufacturing supporting vocational training

IBSA has had a reputation as a leader in industry collaboration since its foundation in 2004 and was is the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) for the manufacturing industry and its relevant sectors. As a government-funded SSO, we enable the Australian…

31/05/2018

VEX Robotics Competition at Skills Show

Upon visiting VEX Robotics at booth 31 you will be able to see 6 teams of students building, coding and preparing for their competition on June 4th.  Along with that any guests who visit will have an opportunity to drive…

31/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Amber Gabelich

Amber Gabelich, described as bubbly, energetic and friendly will fit right in with the best and brightest at Skills Show Australia 2018. Amber is currently working as a spray painter at GP Motors, Bairnsdale, whilst studying part-time at Kangan Institute,…

29/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Jye Geronimi

Competing at this year’s Skill Show in Sydney, Jye Geronimi is feeling excited and proud to be representing his region. Currently in the second year of his Electrotechnology course under the wise instruction of Sam Tinsey, Jye has been working…

29/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Justin Bye

Justin Bye works as a Diesel Mechanic at MDG contracting Pty Ltd, owned by Jason Martin in East Devonport Tasmania. He has been training with lecturer Andrew Ringsgwandl from TasTAFE on Alenvale campus for his Certificate III in mobile plant…

29/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Ethan Linsley

Ethan James Linsley is determined and passionate about his career in Carpentry, Building & Construction, so much so he set up a home workshop in his garage! “I have used this space to train as much as I can to…

29/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Elliott Nunn

Elliott Nunn is in the second year of his plumbing apprenticeship and is working with Duncan’s Plumbing Heating and Air-conditioning company. Yet somehow, he manages to run a small garden maintenance/landscaping business on the side which he has been running…

26/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Emily Saunders

Passionate, caring and hardworking, these are just some of the words used to describe Emily Storm Saunders, costume design and pattern maker extraordinaire. “I love the intricacies of patternmaking and sewing. It’s always interesting and challenging, and I feel like…

26/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Caitlin Anderson

Caitlin Anderson of Nhulunbuy High School, Northern Territory, gives credit to her Mum for her love of the business industry. She was always influenced by her Mum to pursue her dreams and says she thoroughly enjoyed when she got to…

26/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Jake Buttigieg

Hardworking and loyal, third year apprentice plumber Jake Buttigieg is passionate about his trade, “Plumbing is vital in everybody’s way of life, plumbing is a necessity to keeping people healthy and well. My job is so important to society,” Jake…

20/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Patrick Bourke

Patrick Bourke, a 22-year-old apprentice carpenter from Moama, is excited to get to Sydney to compete, “I am very proud and honoured to represent Victoria in this great competition. I am also very nervous, but feel like this is going…

20/05/2018
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Five minutes with…Jack Strachan

Jack Strachan, an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter from Mittagong, has been selected to compete against the best up and coming Australian carpenters at the National Championships in June. Jack is in his second year of a Certificate III Carpentry at TAFE…

20/05/2018