Thursday, 11 November 2021

Students to show their skills in WorldSkills Competition

COMPETITION: Saretec will be the venue for the event. COMPETITION: Saretec will be the venue for the event.

Four teams of talented students from the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment will be competing in the in-house round of the WorldSkills Competition (WSC) tomorrow.

The competition will kick off at 9 am at Saretec and the teams will be involved in the following categories: CNC Milling, Renewable Energy, Mobile Robotics and Mechatronics.

Lecturer Vuyani Moni said the students are third-years from the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic engineering who are doing their Work Integrated Learning.

WorldSkills competitions are considered the gold standard of skills excellence. They inspire young competitors to reach new heights, helping them turn their passion into a profession.

The provincial competition will take place at Saretec on 26 November, where other institutions will also field their competitors on different skills.

Written by Ilse Fredericks