Trade skills put to the test
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
Eleven Central Queensland Institute of TAFE students will pit their trade skills against the best in the country at the WorldSkills Australia National Competition in Brisbane from 7-9 May 2010.
More than 500 apprentices and tradespeople aged 16 to 23 from around Australia, including 88 from Queensland, will compete in categories from conventional trades such as bricklaying, to web design and hairdressing. Steve Mathieson, Central Queensland Institute of TAFE institute director, said it profiled industry jobs and pushed competition.
The 11 competitors are:
- Justin Zischke (automotive mechanics)
- Lance Beu (business service)
- Chaise Pearce (carpentry)
- Luke Smith (cookery)
- James Keen (electrical control systems)
- Ryan Bellert (electrical installation systems)
- Lachlan Mason (fitting)
- Nadia Steinhardt (hairdressing)
- Bradley Liddle (heavy vehicle mechanics)
- Brendan Scanlan (turning)
- Josh Oram (welding).