45th World Skills Competition Hunan Trial Starts

Updated:2017-12-28 15:33:59

  The four-day trial competition in preparation for the Hunan Skills Competition- the 45th WorldSkills Competition on Western Cooking and Baking kicked off at Hunan Commercial Technician Institute on December 24, 2017. Forty-four candidates from the cities of Changsha, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan, Chenzhou, Yongzhou, Zhangjiajie, and Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture participated, all of whom were aged under 20.

  The contest included theoretical knowledge and operation skills tests. The operation skills competition is in accordance with the WorldSkills Competition assessment criteria.

  The trial was organized by the Hunan Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security and the Hunan Provincial Federation of Trade Unions. The winners will be qualified to join the Hunan training team built for the preparation of national trial of the 45th WorldSkills Competition. After finishing provincial team training and passing echelon selection, those qualified will be preferentially recommended to participate in the national trial of the 45th WorldSkills Competition to be held in 2018. The excellent will represent China to compete in the 45th WorldSkills Competition to be held in Kazan, Russia in 2019.

  Background information:

  The WorldSkills Competition occurs every two years and is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world that truly reflects global industry. The Competitors represent the best of their peers and are selected from skills competitions in WorldSkills Member countries and regions. They demonstrate technical abilities both individually and collectively to execute specific tasks for which they study and/or perform in their workplace.

  One of the main legacies of the WorldSkills Competitions is to give visibility and importance to professional education, as one of the true tools of socioeconomic transformation.

  The Competition also provides leaders in industry, government and education with the opportunity to exchange information and best practices regarding industry and professional education. New ideas and processes inspire school-aged youth to dedicate themselves to technical and technological careers and towards to a better future. (Source: www.worldskills.org)