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Introduction to Skills Competitions

Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales Project

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 11:30 to 15:00 (GMT)

Introduction to Skills Competitions

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The Skills Show is the nation's largest skills and careers event and helps to shape the future of a new generation.

The UK National Final competitions are held at the Skills Show annually and highlight the commitment to raising standards in work based learning. The competitions are a series of skill-specific tests designed by industry experts that focus on unearthing talent in young people within the UK undertaking a trade or skill based career.

The Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales projecr encourages you to attend this masterclass and the Skills Show to discover the benefits and opportunities of embedding skills competitions in to teaching and learning.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

11:45      Introductions and overview 

12:30     Skills Show Tour with ISEiW Sector Champions

14:30     Debrief

15:00     Depart

This event is open to members of the Skills Ambassador Network in Wales. A maximum of 40 spaces are available and each partner is permitted to invite two staff members. Funding is available to support travel costs. Further information regarding eligibility of funding and the claim process will be provided post registration.

Do you have questions about Introduction to Skills Competitions? Contact Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales Project

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NEC Birmingham

B40 1NT Marston Green
United Kingdom

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 11:30 to 15:00 (GMT)

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Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales Project

Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales, secured by the Skills Champions Network and led by Coleg Sir Gâr, is a £1.1 million project funded through the Welsh Government. The project, focused on Skills Competitions, offers a supportive infrastructure for Welsh competitors competing at an International level.

Funding is available to support age appropriate competitors competing in WorldSkills UK competitions, which are aligned to competitions at an international level.

The delivery of the project, strives to improve competitor success through working collaboratively with competitors, training providers and employers across Wales.  

We’ve an ambition to establish an ethos across training providers to deliver more than simply qualifications and deliver skills that are of a world-class standard, with experiences that build confidence and personal skills in individuals. 

Competitors committed to succeed and excel in their skilled area, will through the provision of the project, have the opportunity to work with Sector Champions – experts employed by the project in specified skill sectors - to identify training needs and requirements to be addressed, in order to raise their standards and chances of future success.

Through supporting the development of competitors from Wales, the Inspiring Skills Excellence project aims to place Wales in a position to develop a greater number of competitors for selection in to Team UK for EuroSkills 2016 and, WorldSkills, Abu Dhabi 2017.

If you’re a competitor, that meets the essential criteria, or a training provider interested in being involved, contact a member of the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales team;

Paul Evans, Pan-Wales Coordinator | 01554 748032 | 07974 704 361

Emma Banfield, Project and Communications Officer | 01554 748032 | 07557 863878

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