Dylan Bolch


WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Dylan is a cool, calm and collected man taking the welding world by storm.

“My passion for welding began in high school where I fell in love with metalworking after receiving great satisfaction from turning piles of materials into something beautiful and amazing.”

Dylan says the life skills and confidence he is gaining from his WorldSkills experience will last him a lifetime and contribute to his continued growth as a welder.

He also hopes to own his own business in the near future and knows his WorldSkills experience and the skills he has gained will help him achieve this ambition.

Dylan is being supported on his WorldSkills journey by the WTIA.

Dylan Bolch is supported by:


Paul Condran

Chief Expert in Welding, Paul Condran is a seasoned WorldSkills Australia volunteer with a lot of insight and experience to give to others.

What he enjoys about mentoring is the ability to pass on the skills he has learnt over the years of being firstly a competitor and now a Chief International Expert.

He also enjoys mixing with positive people that are all interested in elevating the skill level of our younger generation.

Best his greatest benefit of being part of WorldSkills Australia is that for as much as he gives, he has also been helped immensely with his career and also with everyday life.

Compatriot Expert

Mark Williams

Mark is a former WorldSkills international competitor, having competed in Welding in Japan in 2007.

Since then he has been a keen supporter of WorldSkills both as a Judge, Chief Judge as well as a competition writer where he designs the tasks for competitors to complete.

Mark volunteers his time as he enjoying sharing is knowledge and experience with young welders, but he also see a great deal of professional development for himself as he get the mix with, and learn from, the world’s best.

Mark will travel the Abu Dhabi as the Compatriot Support expert Welding thanks to the support to WorldSkills International.