28 Aug 2023 Worldskills National Championships in Melbourne
That is a wrap!
Last week, a total of 470 young Australians battled it out in Melbourne across 55 skills areas over three days for the chance to be named the country’s top tradespeople, apprentices, and trainees. Skill 40, Graphic Design Technology competitors did remarkably well.
The WorldSkills Australia National Championships showcased the very best talent of the VET system on show to thousands of visitors to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and a huge online audience.
The competition saw the best trainees and apprentices go head-to-head in high-pressure skills competition across areas as diverse as carpentry, cookery, fashion technology, hairdressing, Industry 4.0, cloud computing and cyber security.
The WorldSkills Australia National Championships are held every two years. The top Australian performers – the Skillaroos – will now compete against 82 member countries for the title of the world’s most skilled country at the 2024 International Competition in France.
🥇 Gold — Nellie Holder | Melbourne VIC
🥈 Silver — Carlos Bovey Mendez | Mid Coast NSW
🥉 Bronze — Jordan Jackson | Perth North WA
Yasha Dicey | Perth North WA
Ava Vlahogiannis | New South Wales – Sydney
|Expert – Minna Alanko-Pirinen||Finland||Petra Suominen||GOLD|
|Expert – Billy Chan||Hong Kong||Li Sum Yi||SILVER|
|Expert – Gaukhar Kadyrtayeva||Kazakhstan||Alua Zharasbayeva||BRONZE|
|Expert – Cody Peterson||Canada||Clyde Abanid||Excellence|
|Expert – Kimmo Koskinen||Finland||Daniel Kytönen||Excellence|
|Expert – Janika Nommela||Estonia||Carol Soovik||Excellence|
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITORS also recorded and captured their work online in different timezones.