Category Archives: WorldSkills/Skills Show

The best skills competitors in Wales recognised by Deputy Minister

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The successes of Welsh learners, students and apprentices who competed in two major skills competitions have been celebrated at special events in Cardiff. Competitors gathered at the Senedd and City Hall to be honoured for their achievements at Skills Competition … Read more »

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Skills Taster for Colleges in Wales

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Welsh college staff and students attended a Have a Go event at Coleg Sir Gâr where they had the chance to try their hand at some more unusual skills in a bid to encourage more students to enter the national … Read more »

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Welsh medal winner has WorldSkills UK to thank for securing his dream job in the Caribbean

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The Welsh Government is encouraging apprentices, learners and employees from Wales to compete in the UK’s largest national vocational skills competition, WorldSkills UK 2016. An initiative to recruit entrants from across Wales to compete against the most talented youngsters in … Read more »

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Talented web developer encourages others to compete in WorldSkills UK

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The Welsh Government is encouraging apprentices, learners and employees from Wales to compete in the UK’s largest national vocational skills competition, WorldSkills UK 2016. An initiative to recruit entrants from across Wales to compete against the most talented youngsters in … Read more »

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WorldSkills UK Success For Welsh Brother and Sister

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Ten young people from across Wales – including a brother and sister from Llanelli – have been named the ‘best in the UK’ at the national final of a major skills competition. Bruno Forkuoh, 23, and Elizabeth Forkuoh, 19, from … Read more »

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Three Welsh apprentices honoured at WorldSkills final in Brazil

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Three talented Welsh apprentices have returned from the WorldSkills competition final in Brazil with honours after representing Team UK. Elijah Sumner, an automobile technician from Cardiff Bay, Owain Jones, a carpenter from Blaenau Ffestiniog and Eleni Constantinou, a hairdresser from … Read more »

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Opportunity for butchers to compete in WorldSkills UK for the first time

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Talented butchers across the UK are to be given a chance to showcase their skills in the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition for the first time this year. Award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company, based in Welshpool, has been appointed … Read more »

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Welsh youngsters ‘punching above their weight’ for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

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More than 10% of the UK team are Welsh 10 of Wales’ most talented apprentices and learners have been selected to join WorldSkills Squad UK and compete for a place in the team which will be representing the UK at … Read more »

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Welsh talent on show as WorldSkills UK Competition winners crowned at The Skills Show

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Wales’ most skilled young people have been honoured at a glittering awards ceremony at The Skills Show, which took place from 14 – 16 November at the NEC Birmingham. There were 15 medallists from across Wales in the WorldSkills UK … Read more »

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Golden Performance from Team Wales at top UK skills show

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Students and apprentices from Wales collected no fewer than 16 medals – five of them Gold – at the new flagship ‘Skills Show’ held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. (November 15–17). The winners were among scores of Welsh … Read more »

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