Every two years the WorldSkills International Competition brings together over 1000 competitors from across the world to raise the status and standards of vocational skills and training worldwide.
After competing in two Skills Canada competitions in 2018– the 2018 Provincial Skills Canada Competition (PSCC), and the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) – 12 of Alberta’s brightest young trade & technology students have been named Team Canada Prospects in 10 competition areas.
These skilled individuals will continue to train in their field and will once again compete head to head in a WorldSkills Team Canada Selection Event in 2019. The winners will be invited to join Team Canada and will represent our country at WorldSkills Kazan, 2019 in Russia.
Team Canada Prospects:
|Competition Area||Name||Training Institute|
|Autobody Repair||Muhammad Afzal||NAIT|
|Cabinet Making||Taylor Desjardins||SAIT|
|Cabinet Making||Andrik Jacobsen||Bev Facey Community High School|
|Electrical Installations||Eric Koster||Red Deer College|
|IT Network Systems Administration||Anjesh Shrestha||University of Alberta|
|Mechatronics||Laine Van Hardeveld & Alexander Wilkinson||SAIT|
|Plumbing||Taylor Oliver-McCallum||Red Deer College|
|Refrigeration & Air Conditioning||Cassidy Lindseth||SAIT|
|Welding||Justin Meldrum||Red Deer College|
To be eligible for WorldSkills Kazan 2019, you must be born on or after January 1, 1997 (except in Mechatronics and Aerospace Technology).
Information on Skills/Competences Canada's Selection Process