Competitors from four countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and China have been testing their skills in a Global Skills Challenge in autobody refinish under a WorldSkills competition environment, at the Glendale TAFE modern refinish facility in NSW for four days from 5th to 8th July.
As well as the competitors from these countries their Experts/judges accompanied them for the competition and they were:
China – Yingcheng Jiang (Competitor) / Xiaopeng Zhang (Expert)
Canada – Ashley Weber (Competitor) / Daniel Labossiere (Expert)
New Zealand – Alex Banks (Competitor) / Roger Hiini (Expert)
Australia – Dusti-lee Franchi (Competitor) / Brad Franklin (Expert)
As a sign of the times there were three females and one male competing and they were all working well and enjoying the opportunity to compete prior to heading to Abu Dhabi later this year.
Our own Dusti-Lee Franchi from Perth was competing accompanied by judge and expert Brad Franklin.
An update will be posted next week on the results along with the completed products from the competitors.
Congratulations to everyone involved in putting this program together and we wish the competitors every success in the future.