Students to compete at National World Skills Programme

Public TVET College students, private college students and industry apprentices from across the Province will be competing at the World Skills National Competition in Durban, South Africa, come February 2019. 
All student’s competing will contend for the honour to represent South Africa at the 45th International World Skills Competition scheduled to be held at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre in Kazan, Russia in August 2019. The competition will bring together competitors from more than 70 countries who will compete in over 50 skills.

WorldSkills Judges Restaurant Services smallThe three-day National competition, will be held at the Durban’s International Convention Centre, and will include 5 competitors from False Bay TVET College. 
False Bay TVET College congratulates the following competitors for being the best in their respective fields of study:  Eugene May: Electrical Engineering, Jaco Coetzee: Automotive Repair and Maintenance, Chad Williams and Chad Randall: Automotive Spray Painting and Aqeelah Davids: Restaurant Services. 

Modelled on the WorldSkills International Competition, the national competition is geared to select the best possible candidates to represent the country. Participants must demonstrate technical abilities, both individually and collectively, to execute specific tasks for which they are trained or perform in their workspace.
One of the main contributions of the WorldSkills Competition is to give visibility and importance to practical vocational education and training, as one of the major vehicles for socioeconomic transformation.

Championed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), WSSA was formally established in 2013 and is continually growing their support and input in this influential event.  
WorldSkills Judges ARB  SprayPainting smallThe Competition highlights the DHET: ‘Decade of the Artisan’ campaign which envisages the building blocks of WorldSkills of: Inspiring young people to develop a passion for skills and pursuing excellence, through competitions and promotions. Developing skills through global training standards, benchmarking systems, and enhancing industry engagement — connecting organizations that deliver change. Influencing industry, government, and educators through cooperation and research — building a global platform of skills for all.

For more updates on the WorldSkills Competition, follow the official facebook page: @WorldSkills or view https://www.worldskills.org/

 

Restaurant Services: Judges and Facilitators:
 Mr David Mohlamme of the DHET, Ms Annadia ver der Merwe, Ms Lucille Liddle, Mr Wickus van der Westhuizen: WorldSkills Expert and Mr Charles Barnard

Auto Body Repair and Spray Painting: Judges and Facilitators:
Mr Jevon Daniels, Mr Daniel Vallihu-World Skills SA: Technical Expert, Ms Janeane Meyer, Mr Trevor Steyl and Mr Ismail Shade