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Where are they now? Digital Forensic Analyst Troy Pretty

Troy Pretty wanted a career in carpentry. However, when it was time to pick electives in Year 12, the student numbers meant they weren’t able to facilitate a woodworking class. So despite never having owned a computer, Troy enrolled in…

01/08/2018

Meet Your New Skills Squad

Your 2018/2019 Skills Squad! SKILL COMPETITOR STATE EMPLOYER RTO TRAINING MANAGER TRAINING MANAGER EMPLOYER 3D Digital Game Art Shannon Gallagher Silver NSW Student TAFE NSW David Bartolo TAFE NSW Automobile Technology Anthony Ters NSW Sutton Motor Chullora TAFE NSW John…

23/07/2018

Skills Squad 2018/2019 Announcement

AUSTRALIA’S BEST YOUNG SKILLED WORKERS VYING TO TAKE ON WORLD’S BEST IN RUSSIA   Twenty-three young Australians have won the right to join a team who will train towards selection to represent Australia at the 45th WorldSkills International Competition in…

23/07/2018

Vantage Automotive support of WorldSkills Australia

Vantage Automotive is a major provider of Government Funded Vocational Learning & Development services to leading Automotive Manufacturers, with an extensive client list across Australia. Established as a nationally Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in 2004, Vantage Automotive consistently achieves success…

28/06/2018

ClubsNSW at Skills Show Australia 2018

The WorldSkills National Championships in Sydney on the 2nd – 4th June at the Sydney International Convention Centre proved an invaluable opportunity to showcase the fun career that Hospitality is. ClubsNSW had a ‘Trya’Skill’ stand promoting hospitality in Clubs and…

28/06/2018

Axalta Celebrates the Success of its Try’aSkill Booth

As Gold Partner and long term supporter of WorldSkills Australia, Axalta Coating Systems has always been fully focused on securing the future of the refinish industry through the training and education of young professionals.  The Try’aSkill booth at 2018 WorldSkills…

28/06/2018

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