ongratulations to Team Ireland on their fantastic achievements in the 43rd World Skills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil. 2 gold medals, 8 medallions of excellence and an 11th place ranking overall. Well done to all involved!
The two gold medals were awarded to Alina Sile for Restaurant Service and Ros Wynne for Aircraft Technology.
The 8 Medallions of Excellence were awarded for beauty therapy, joinery, electrical installation, joinery, cabinet making, automobile technology, plumbing, plastering and dry wall, and construction metal work.
WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. Through international cooperation and development between industry, government, organizations, and institutions, it promotes the benefits of and need for skilled professionals through community projects, skill competitions, and knowledge exchange. It shows how important skills education and training is for youth, industries and society by challenging young professionals around the world to become the best in the skill of their choice. For more information on the World Skills go to www.worldskills.org.