WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2018 official medal design competition

Overview WorldSkills Australia is a social enterprise that passionately believes that skills drives your future and Australia’s prosperity. Since 1981 we have been the leading voice for skills excellence in vocational, technological and service oriented careers in Australia and have…


National Medalists Win $8k International Award

Sixteen national competition medalists have been selected to take part in the BBM Youth Support Award for Skilled Futures Award to further their training and professional development through work experience in the UK next year. Following their success at the…


Day 3 of the 2016 National Competition

The flames have been extinguished, the bricks are stored away, the makeup brushes have been cleaned and the hearts of over 500 young men and women are soaring tonight as they reflect on the unforgettable three days of the 2016…


Day 2 of the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition

The 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition is over halfway finished, and it was game on for the competitors today.  Yesterday’s excitement and nerves gave way to focus and determination across the board. Many projects really started to take shape today,…


Day 1 of the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition

The first day of the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition has finished for most of the over 500 young apprentices, trainees and students vying for gold this year. Several primary and secondary school groups visited the National Competition today.  The…


Competitor Spotlight: Jason Kilsby

Apprentice electrician Jason Kilsby is an ideal example of aspiration meeting opportunity. At just 20 years old, the boy from Port MacDonnel, SA, has always had a fascination with electronics. When it came time to explore his career options, Jason…


The heat is on: National competitors train for their shot at greatness

With just four months to go before the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition, Melbourne, competitors from across the country are hard at work training for their shot at greatness this October. Several training days have been held over the past…


Nation’s top fridgies win big at National Refrigeration Competition

After three intense days of competition, the winners of the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Refrigeration Competition were all smiles as they received gold, silver and bronze medals: GOLD MEDALLIST Nathan McHugh Brisbane Region TAFE Queensland SkillsTech SILVER MEDALLIST Hayden McColl…


Skills Village: WorldSkills Australia’s one-stop career shop

Attendees of the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition, Melbourne will now have a unique opportunity to discover the world of career opportunities available through VET at the inaugural Skills Village. The Skills Village is a one-stop career shop: People of…


2014 National Competition Results!!

The results for the 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition are in. After three days of challenging competition, judges, volunteers, friends & family came together to celebrate the achievements of the 2014 National competitors at the Closing Ceremony held at the…


Brisbane has Won 8 Medals!

So proud of all the Brisbane competitors for their efforts at the WorldSkills Australia National Competition in Perth. Congratulations to our 8 medalists. Congratulations to Aidan Hauptli, Bronze Medalist for Retail Baking- Bread at the 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition….


Final Day of Competition

The 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition is officially over and what an incredible success it was. Saturday saw many families and supporters coming through to watch the final day of competition and to cheer on all of the competitors as…


Brisbane’s Maigan Hacket Competing in Vehicle Spray Painting

Great video on the Vehicle Painting section of the 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition held in Perth from 18 -20 September. Check out our own Maigan Hackett in the video.


Past the half way mark

Thousands of school students from across Western Australia poured through the doors of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre today to watch the 2014 national competitors as work continued at the ultimate skills challenge. Day two was action-packed with things…


Let the battle begin!

Day one of the National Competition started today, the Perth Convention and Exhibition centre was filled with nerves and excitement as the competitors became familiar with their projects and work spaces and began working on their project modules. In addition…


Queensland Farewell to Perth Ceremony

Here’s a great shot of Queensland’s Farewell to Perth Ceremony which was held on 16 Sept 2014 at TAFE Queensland SkillsTech. Distinguished guests included Mr Mark Stewart MP for Sunnybank, Mr Brian Wexham CEO SkillsOne & Chair WorldSkills Australia, and…


2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition –Officially Opens

This afternoon, WorldSkills Australia hosted its first ever Opening Ceremony. The national competitors, who had travelled from across the country to compete in Australia’s largest trade and skill competition were welcomed to the event with an official reveal of the…