Automotive and carpentry Regional WorldSkills competition
England automotive and carpentry students have embraced the opportunity to test
the skills and knowledge achieved in their trade qualifications in the 2015 WorldSkills
will head into the TAFE New England workshops on TAFE New England’s Tamworth
campus on 16 October to impress the WorldSkills judges.
WorldSkills Coordinator Peter Coleman said he was impressed with the level of
skills demonstrated by students participating in this year’s competition.
provides students with a platform to test their skills, overcome nerves and to
use their creativity.”
nation we need to continue to strive for skills and excellence, celebrate
achievements in the vocational education and training sector and work together
to raise awareness of the opportunities that are available in a trade or skills
based career” Mr Coleman added.
Australia’s national program is held biennially across 31 regions in Australia,
including New England. Apprentices, trainees and students under the age of 23
can participate in the competition. Regional medallists go on to compete at the
National Competition in 2016 for the chance to win the coveted title of
Australia’s best in their field.
competition involves a series of skill-specific tests designed by industry
experts that focus on unearthing talent in young Australians undertaking a
trade or skill-based career.
will be judged on the construction of a saw stool in addition to their safe use
of tools, correct selection of materials, housekeeping and communication
skills. Automotive students will be judged on vehicle inspections including how
to diagnose and assess timing belt, cooling and break systems.