VERTO is proud to announce 18 of its apprentices competed in the WorldSkills Australia National Championships, held at the International Convention Centre Darling Harbour in Sydney on 2-4 June, 2018.

The National Championships is Australia’s largest and most successful vocational education excellence competition. This year’s event showcased over 50 different trade and skill categories and brought together over 400 of the countries best and brightest apprentices and trainees to vie for the title of ‘National Champion.’

17 of VERTO’s 18 competitors finished in the top 10 in their categories, with VERTO apprentice Adam Dixon awarded the Silver medal for welding. Based in Port Macquarie, Adam is currently completing his second apprenticeship and works at engineering firm, Birdon.

Commenting on the competition, VERTO Chief Executive Officer, Ron Maxwell, said “We are proud of the success of the competitors from VERTO. All of them are excelling in their fields and are great ambassadors for their trade and employers.

“The WordSkills competition presents a great opportunity to highlight and showcase the vast opportunities that apprenticeships and traineeships offer school leavers and jobseekers at large.”