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It All Begins Here: WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions Now On

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Apprentices, trainees and students from around the country are going for gold in WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions. With over 60 trades and skills competitions to choose from including hairdressing, beauty therapy, fashion design, cookery, wall and floor tiling, welding and many more – there are plenty of opportunities for young Australians to shine. Register to compete now and you could be taking your skills to the world stage in Abu Dhabi in 2017!


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Former Plumbing Skillaroo paying it forward to South African communities in need

Alex de Koeyer has just returned from a 10 day humanitarian mission to South Africa sponsored by the WorldSkills Foundation to help improve a community’s water and waste facilities.

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Skillaroo honoured with three Melbourne Polytechnic awards

Recognition of her outstanding talent and dedication came thrice over last month for 2015 Skillaroo Jyothi Forman when she received three prestigious awards from Melbourne Polytechnic.

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Partner Spotlight: AEG Powertools

“It’s an exciting time for the trade industry as we see strong growth in construction work and demand for quality tradesman. Recognising that to do great work you need great tools, AEG Powertools is excited to be able to announce that we have teamed up with WorldSkills Australia. Providing participants in regional carpentry competitions the opportunity to use high quality, long lasting tools our goal is to continue to push the importance of high standards in all aspects across the industry” - Rochelle Behnane, Brand Manager – Trade

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