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IrelandSkills National Competition - 2013

IrelandSkills National Competition - 2013

Published on: Thursday, 01 November 2012

The IrelandSkills National Competition is open to the public and visitors are always welcome to view and savour the high levels of craftsmanship on display along with the tense competitive atmosphere. 

This year’s event will take place at CIT’s Bishopstown campus from Monday 10th to Friday 14th December 2012.  Wednesday the 12th December is possibly the best day to visit, as the projects will be at an advanced stage. The winners in the various skills will be presented with trophies at an awards ceremony on Friday 14th September 2012.

Competitions will be held in Automobile Technology, Carpentry, Construction Plant Fitting, Electrical Installations, Industrial Control, Joinery, Mechatronics, Metal Fabrication, Plastering, Refrigeration, and Welding and these will take place in their respective workshops in CIT’s Bishopstown Campus.

The IrelandSkills National Competition is run on an annual basis and is one of the most prestigious events in CIT’s Centre of Craft Studies Calendar.  It attracts the best trainee crafts persons from around the country to compete for first place in Ireland and win the coveted Department of Education and Skills Silver Medal in their respective skill areas.  From the skills training perspective, it provides a magnificent opportunity to showcase the relentless commitment to the training and development of highly skilled crafts persons within the Irish education system.  National winners may be chosen to represent Ireland in the WorldSkills competition which is a biennial event. The next WorldSkills competition will be held in Leipzig, Germany in 2013.

Enquiries

Ray Looney
Chairman – IrelandSkills Organising Committee
Cork Institute of Technology
T: +353 21 4326181
E: ray.looney@cit.ie

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CIT  plays host to the IrelandSkills National Competition Event and will run contests in ten skills from the 10th to 14th September 2012.

This competition which is run on an annual basis, is one of the most prestigious events in the crafts’ calendar.  It attracts the best trainee crafts persons from around the country to compete for first place in Ireland and win the coveted Department of Education and Skills Silver Medal in their respective skill areas.

 From the skills training perspective, it provides a magnificent opportunity to showcase the relentless commitment to the training and development of highly skilled crafts persons within the Irish education system.

National winners may be chosen to represent Ireland in the WorldSkills competition which is a biennial event. The next WorldSkills competition will be held in Leipzig in 2013.



The National Skills Competition is open to the public and visitors are always welcome to view and savour the high levels of craftsmanship on display along with the tense competitive atmosphere. This year’s event will take place at CIT’s Bishopstown campus from Monday 10th - Friday 14th September 2012.  Wednesday 12th September is possibly the best day to visit, as the projects will be at an advanced stage.

The winners in the various skills will be presented with trophies at an awards ceremony on Friday 14th September 2012.



The Skills being showcased at CIT are Automobile Technology, Carpentry, Construction Plant Fitting, Electrical Installations, Industrial Control, Joinery, Metal Fabrication, Plastering Refrigeration, and Welding and will be held in the respective workshops on the Bishopstown Campus.

Enquiries
Ray Looney
Chairman – CIT NSC Organising Committee
Cork Institute of Technology
T: +353 21 4326181
E: ray.looney@cit.ie

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