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"45th WorldSkills Competition" – Road to Gold

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Vocational Qualification and Skill Assessment Division

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The Much-anticipated WorldSkills Competition Kazan will take place in Russia from August 22 to August 27, 2019. Taiwan has already picked There are 58  Competitors slated to head to Russia shining through in this Competition after 9-month tough training.

WorldSkills International (WSI) thus far has 82 members, holding a WorldSkills  Competition (WSC) every two years which nicknames Olympic in skills. It is the biggest skills competition in the world. For WSC competitors limit under 22 years old and could participate once in their lifetime. WSC has been the competition skilled young people most desire to attend. The Ministry of Labor noted this Competition is already registered by over 1,600 competitors from 60 countries, the all-time number of  participants and size of venue 50 youth and 8 junior have been selected and then trained since late October last year. In order to strengthen their adaption to the environment and exchange with other counties’ Competition. Those Competitors were arranged to the United Arab Emirates, Australia, South Korea and Russia  participating in skill competitions, and skills exchange by uniting Competitors from Japan and Korea in the skills of welding, construction metal work and mobile robotics.

This June, the Ministry of Labor completed the revision of the skills competition implementation and incentives, and lifted the WSC award-winning competitor and training team scholarships, not only gold-medal winner could receive 1.2 million scholarships, but also junior competitor and training team of winning the top 3 also could earn scholarships.

The national competitors have prepared for it, and will bring out the wishes and blessings of the country to demonstrate the soft power of our skills. The Ministry of Labor will continue to update WSC information. If you want to get more real time information on the WSC, please stay tuned to the website of the Skill Evaluation Center of Workforce Development Agency Ministry of Labor latest news or "Taiwan Employment Service" Facebook.