Axalta Supports Regional Competitors Leading up to the Australian Skills Show in June 2018

As Gold Partner of WorldSkills Australia, Axalta Coating Systems, have undertaken several Regional Vehicle Painting competitions across Australia in 2017. These competitions have provided young trainee apprentices the chance to test their skills and progress to the Australian Skills Show. It has also helped to secure the industry’s future through encouraging excellence in young professionals.


“Axalta’s commitment to supporting events that promotes outstanding levels of craftsmanship and the industry’s sustainability, could not be more important,” explained Paul Polverino, Axalta Australia’s National Training Manager. “We wish each competitor who has their sights on winning the National Championship, with the hope of representing Australia in 2019 at the 45th WorldSkills International Competition in Russia, the best of luck.”

South Australian Regional Competition with Luke Alexander, far right, winning Gold.











Queensland Regional Competitors with Kaine Corpuz (indicate position) winning Gold.


Andrew Kowalski Gold Medal Winner from Glendale TAFE, with Paul Polverino on the right


Maxine Colligan from Campbeltown TAFE wins Gold

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