Regional winners prepare for Australia’s ultimate skills challenge

For over 3,600 young hopefuls across the country, 2015 was the year that aspiration turned into opportunity as they took a chance to compete at the WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions. Whether they were encouraged by their lecturer or followed in…


Melbourne Region 2016 National Team Announced!

After receiving an overwhelmingly high standard of applications the Melbourne Region Committee are excited to announce the applicants that have been selected to represent the Melbourne region at the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition to be held at Melbourne Showgrounds…


Melbourne region announces Regional Competition medallists!

On Monday 16 November 2015, the City of Melbourne hosted Melbourne Region’s Medal Ceremony at the Melbourne Town Hall. The ceremony recognised the outstanding achievements of competitors from 20 different trades and skills categories who have competed in the 2015…


Next generation of trades and skills talent discovered as 2015 Regional Competitions draw to a close

With less than two months to go, young apprentices, trainees and students continue to vie for their chance to represent their regions at the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition in Melbourne. The 2015 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions have been running…


Getting ready for Regional Competitions

2017 marks a new cycle of competitions and this year we know it’s going to be a big one for the Perth South Region. It’s been 2 years since the last round of Regional Competitions so here is a quick…


2014 Regional Workshop

WorldSkills Australia (WSA) hosted the 2014 Regional Workshop from 14-16 November in Melbourne at the RMIT Design Hub. The core purpose of the Regional Workshop was to identify ways to strengthen and develop the 2015 program of WSA Regional Competitions….


Perth North Storms up the Regional Medal Table

For the first time in 25 years, Team WA entered the 2014 WorldSkills Australia National Competition arena this September as the home side. Sixty hopefuls from around the state donned the black and gold to represent their regions in over…


Minister Peter Hall attends WSA Regional Refrigeration Competition in Melbourne

The Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall attended the 2013 WorldSkills Australia (WSA) Regional Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Competition, held in Melbourne on August 28th at RMIT’s City Campus. Minister Hall welcomed the opportunity to witness the friendly…


Congratulations Ivan Novak

Longstanding WorldSkills volunteer and TAFE NSW hospitality teacher, trainer and mentor, Ivan Novak, has been awarded a Public Service Award as part of the 2013 Australia Day Honours List. Ivan has been acknowledged for his outstanding service to teaching in…


Retirement of Dave Arnold

Friday 1st of February marked Dave Arnold’s official retirement. Dave has retired from his position as Head Teacher of Electrical Trades from TAFE NSW Western Sydney Institute. Since commencing his employment with TAFE NSW in 1978, Dave has enjoyed a…