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Northlink College students chosen to represent South Africa in 'World Cup' of skills in Brazil

This year, students and their national experts from all over the world will be traveling to Brazil to showcase their talents in various skills. The South Africa team will be part of the 72 countries that will be competing in the WorldSkills International competition in. Northlink College students, Mia Crous and Duwayne Davids will be part of the WorldSkills South Africa team that will be participating in the competition taking place in August 2015.
WorldSkillsSA: Mia Crous, Duwayne Davids and Louis Carelse are ready for the challenge to “bring it home” for South Africa
WorldSkillsSA: Mia Crous, Duwayne Davids and Louis Carelse are ready for the challenge to “bring it home” for South Africa

Mia Crous from the Northlink College Parow Campus and Duwayne Davids from the Wingfield Campus will be participating in the Hairdressing and the CNC-Turning skills categories respectively. The competeition will give these students the opportunity to learn from their international peers and also give them the opportunity to measure themselves against international standards.

"The South African Department of Higher Education and Training has announced the decade of the artisan in 2014 and competitions like these fall into the mandate of the department to continue developing skills that will allow students to not only create a possible sustainable income but also contribute to the economy of the country," says Louis Carelse, WorldSkills SA CNC-Turning national expert that will be joining the students on this journey.

Says Leon Beech, Northlink College CEO and Principal: "Northlink College is proud of these students and the College wishes the students well in their training and know that we are supporting you as you make your mark in the International Skills Arena."

26 Jun 2015 12:08

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