Archive for author: Kate Wilson

SkillELECTRIC 2019 – identify your best candidate!
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SkillELECTRIC will return in 2021

Following the below announcement from WorldSkills UK this month, all SkillELECTRIC competition activity for 2020 has been postponed but will return in 2021 with a new competition cycle. To register your interes...

Register for SkillELECTRIC 2020
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Calling all bright sparks…SkillELECTRIC now open for entries

Talented electrotechnical apprentices are being encouraged to register for this year’s SkillELECTRIC competition. The application window is now open and runs until 02 April 2020. During the competition, entrant...

Squad UK 2021
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Squad UK names four SkillELECTRIC competitors

Four SkillELECTRIC competitors have been named amongst over 130 young people joining the WorldSkills UK’s official squad now training for WorldSkills 2021 in Shanghai. Alex Rendall, Ben Kidner, Ben Martin and T...

Ben Kidner SkillELECTRIC 2019 champion
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Ben Kidner named SkillELECTRIC 2019 Champion

Nineteen year-old Ben Kidner has been named 2019 SkillELECTRIC Champion following a challenging three-day event at WorldSkills UK LIVE – the nation’s largest skills and careers event with over 80,000 visitors. ...

SkillELECTRIC 2019 UK finalists
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SkillELECTRIC 2019 finalists announced 

The eight competitors who will compete in the 2019 SkillELECTRIC UK final have been named, following a series of challenging regional heats earlier this year. All will now go head-to-head across 21-23 November ...

Thomas Lewis WorldSkills 2019
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Good luck Thomas! Kazan awaits…

It’s not long now until WorldSkills 2019, where 37 members of Team UK will travel to Kazan, Russia to take part in the ‘world championship of skills’. Thomas, employed by Blues Electrical in Cardiff, was not on...