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Technical Delegate Assistant EOI

Worldskills Australia (WSA) is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Technical Delegate Assistant for the 2019 WSC Kazan. The role requires ongoing commitment of 12 months preparation for 2019 WSC Kazan – including attendance at all WSA events,…

12/06/2018

Full Medal Results – WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2018

Congratulations to all the medallists!  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this page and check out the highlights video from the National Championships at Skills Show Australia 2018. SKILL MEDAL NAME REGION Auto Electrical Gold Joseph Ussher…

07/06/2018

In Memoriam – Bill Galvin

“Bill Galvin and I started our teaching careers in 1972 with TAFE NSW, he in hospitality and I in electronics, two worlds apart from our then experiences and discipline. We did our teacher training together at Sydney Teachers College. Way…

28/05/2018

IBSA Manufacturing supporting vocational training

IBSA has had a reputation as a leader in industry collaboration since its foundation in 2004 and was is the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) for the manufacturing industry and its relevant sectors. As a government-funded SSO, we enable the Australian…

28/05/2018

Prysmian Apprenticeships

Matthew Arblaster, is a 2nd year fitting and machining apprentice at local cable manufacturer, Prysmian Australia and New Zealand. Knowing that a desk job wasn’t his calling, Matt was looking for something more hands on when he finished high school….

28/05/2018

Dulux – Try’aSkill

A painter and decorator works both inside and outside in very diverse environments, for example in companies, factories, schools, hotels, the homes of clients and on building sites in all weather conditions. Come and chat to Dulux and find out…

28/05/2018

Supagas Retail Manager Andrew Barnes, a WorldSkills success story

Back in 1983 at the Regional WorldSkills Competition, Andrew Barnes competed for the first time, a young country boy from Orange, rating 3rd as a 2nd Year Welding Apprentice. His performance drove him to re-enlist and then compete during the…

28/05/2018

Weld Australia – Securing the Future of Australia’s Welding Industry

Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) represents the welding profession in Australia. Its members are made up of individual welding professionals and companies of all sizes. Weld Australia’s primary goal is securing the future of Australia’s welding industry. A not-for-profit,…

28/05/2018

RadioHub partners with WorldSkills for ‘WORK it OUT’ podcast

RadioHub is Australia’s first purpose built podcast facility specialising in high quality podcast production. RadioHub have partnered with WorldSkills Australia to bring our new podcast ‘WORK it OUT’ to life throughout the Skills Show. WORK it OUT is a pod-cast created…

28/05/2018

Total Tools – Prize Vouchers

Total Tools, Australia’s biggest professional tool retailer, is proud to support Skills Show Australia at his years competition. Total Tools will be providing some of the professional trade tools needed to run the competition from its range of over 60,000…

28/05/2018

VEX Robotics Competition at Skills Show

Upon visiting VEX Robotics at booth 31 you will be able to see 6 teams of students building, coding and preparing for their competition on June 4th.  Along with that any guests who visit will have an opportunity to drive…

28/05/2018

International Training Manager/Expert Application

Worldskills Australia (WSA) is seeking expressions of interest for the position of International Training Manager/Expert for the 2018/19 Skills Squad in the lead up to the 2019 WSC Kazan and final selection of Team Australia. The role requires ongoing commitment…

15/05/2018

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service partners with WorldSkills

The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service (AATIS) is proud to partner with WorldSkills Australia, supporting and promoting vocational education and training, and highlighting the importance of informed career decisions. AATIS provides information and resources on apprenticeships and traineeships across…

26/04/2018

Tradiebot Industries to Exhibit 4.0 Technologies at Skills Show

Tradiebot Industries will be exhibiting at WorldSkills Australia for the first time and will put on show its revolutionary 4.0 automated solutions, virtual environments, career pathways and new skills for tomorrows smarter workforce. Tradiebot Industries will bring STEM skills to…

26/04/2018

Where are they now? Graphic Designer Jane Stokie

“I have always been a person who has wanted to reach for the stars and extend myself where possible. My goals in life have changed over the years as I achieve one goal that I thought was out of my…

26/04/2018

Prysmian joins WorldSkills Australia as Gold Partner

We at Prysmian Australia and New Zealand, have been producing energy and telecommunication cables since 1944. Among our employees at both our Dee Why and Liverpool sites, we have two teams of skilled maintenance workers, who provide 24-hour support to…

26/04/2018

Pallion brings the Melbourne Cup to the Skills Show

View and hold a REAL Melbourne Cup at the Pallion Booth located in Zone C! Made by Pallion from 1.65kg of 18-carat gold and set on a timber base hand-turned from Australian Black Wattle, the Lexus Melbourne Cup trophy is…

26/04/2018

Autobody Repair, Automotive Mechanics & Vehicle Painting Scholarships 

WorldSkills Australia has teamed up with AAPR to secure support for its scholarship program in collaboration with key industry stakeholders. AHG, Allianz,Castle Hill Hyundai, Concept Paints, Gemini, IAG, IAME, McGrath, Piston and Pearls and Suncorp are helping to address the skills…

26/04/2018

2017 Skillaroo Emilia Montague visits Vietnam for Taste of Australia

Earlier in April 2018, the Australian tourism, food and beverage and vocational education and training (VET) sectors were the highlight of Vietnam with the third annual 2018 Taste of Australia summit being hosted by Australia Unlimited across Central Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho…

26/04/2018

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….

21/03/2018