Hungarian cabinetmaker Attila László gained the country its first-ever gold medal for his high-standard expertise in the trade at the 2015 WorldSkills Competition, held in São Paulo, Brazil, between 12 and 15 August. The 21-year-old also won the Best of Nation title going to the most successful member of each country’s national team at the Latin American event, branded the Olympics of vocational training.
Fellow Hungarian team member Gergely Mózer, 19, was awarded a Medallion of Excellence for his outstanding performance and high score. Hungary took part in the international event, which saw a host of participant countries from Armenia to Zambia compete in dozens of trades grouped into six categories, with a 14-member team of ten young men and four young women masters of trade, in the areas of Mechatronics, Beauty Therapy, Health and Social Care, Bricklaying, IT Network Systems Administration, Hairdressing, Painting and Decorating, Electrical Installations, Floristry, Cabinetmaking, Joinery, Welding and Carpentry.
The WorldSkills Competition occurs every two years and is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world. The Competitors represent the best of their peers and are selected from WorldSkills’ Member countries and regions. They will demonstrate technical abilities both indidvidually and collectively to execute specific tasks for which they study and will perform in the future.
via faipar.hu and worldskillssaopaulo2015.com