Skills Canada selects team members for WorldSkills 2024
By HPAC MagazineHPAC General HVAC Systems Plumbing apprentice Skills Canada
Competitors from Calgary will be representing Canada in the plumbing and HVAC/R categories.
Skills/Compétences Canada has announced the 28 members of this year’s WorldSkills Team Canada, who will begin preparing for the 47th WorldSkills Competition being held in Lyon, France, September 10-15, 2024.
“We are very proud of all these competitors, and we look forward to seeing them compete at WorldSkills Lyon 2024, as they strive to earn a place on the podium at this prestigious international event,” said Shaun Thorson, SCC’s CEO. “These talented trade and technology champions represent our country’s future skilled workforce.”
Representing the Plumbing and HVAC/R categories are two representatives from SAIT in Calgary:
- Noah Harding, Plumbing and Heating, an apprentice with Boulder Mechanical Contractors
Tyler Cherkowski, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Following the 2023 Skills Canada National Competition held in Winnipeg, the highest-ranking, age-eligible participant in each identified Skill Area was selected to participate in the next WorldSkills Competition.
At WorldSkills Lyon 2024, roughly 1500 competitors from more than 60 member countries and regions will compete in over 60 Skill Areas for the title of world champion in their respective trade or technology.