WorldSkills

Medal Winners 2016 Finals

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All medal winners were as follows:

Registered as Coleg Cambria:-
GOLD: Jason Williams – inclusive skills ICT level 2
GOLD: Olivia Crabtree – nail services
SILVER: Paige Bredford – inclusive skills ICT level 2
SILVER: Gareth Phillips – Sheet metalwork
SILVER: Balazs Sparing – Aero Eng: Mechanical
SILVER: Jessikah Falshaw – Beauty Hands and Face
BRONZE: Joe Harrison – CNC Milling
Highly Commended : Chloe Griffiths – Hair
Highly Commended: Daniel Lee – Sheet Metalwork

Registered through Employers:
GOLD : Leigh Clark – CNC Milling – Electroimpact
SILVER : Ryan Dexter – CNC Milling – Electroimpact
SILVER: Magellan MTC team: Gareth Vale, Liam Hutchinson, Ewan Holley
BRONZE: Tom Roberts – Aero eng: mechanical – MPI
BRONZE : JCB MTC team: Kendal Irvine, Dylan Edwards, George Walker
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About

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WorldSkills competitions take place every other year and are open to competitors up to age of 22. They are hosted by a different country each time and showcase the ever-improving standards in vocational education. Over a period of 4 days, international specialists in vocational education, industry and government gather to witness the best skilled workers from all over the world, compete for the world title before the public. They represent the best of their peers drawn from regional and national skill competitions held globally. The next WorldSkills Competition will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2017.

WorldSkills UK are the high quality skills competitions that are run annually throughout the UK. These competitions aim to encourage young people and adults across the UK to excel in their vocational skill whilst raising esteem, participation and working standards in apprenticeships and vocational training.

The skills competitions cover sectors from engineering to IT, the arts to professional services, with each skills competition having its own specific entry requirements to do with age, extent of work experience and/or skill level. Subsequently the competitions cover work roles from junior operatives through to specialist, professional and managerial roles. Competitors are required to complete a series of tasks for each competition to demonstrate the skills they have developed in their chosen field – skills that are essential to be successful in the workplace. Outstanding competitors who excel in WorldSkills UK competitions could be invited to compete for a place in the UK squad at the biennial international WorldSkills competition.

WorldSkills UK is open to young people and adults who are working towards vocational skills or who have already gained these skills. Competitors will be:

College students
Apprentices
University students
Trainees
Employees
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Skills Competition Wales

This consists of around 30 local skills competitions, funded by the Welsh Government and run by a dedicated network of colleges, work-based learning providers and employer-led organisations. Skills Competition Wales aims to raise the profile and standard of skills in Wales and forms part of the Welsh Government’s Growth and Sustainable Jobs programme. Skills Competition Wales gives learners the chance to excel in their specialist sector, and can also provide the opportunity to take part in UK and International WorldSkills competitions.

Through Skills Competition Wales, students, trainees and apprentices in Wales are given the opportunity to challenge, benchmark and raise their chosen skills. These regional and All Wales skills competitions are free to enter and typically run throughout February and March each year. By taking part, competitors are encouraged to progress and take part in WorldSkills UK competitions, where last year around 5,000 people participated.

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