11 contestants from East China’s Anhui province have been selected for the national team to prepare for the 45th WorldSkills Competition (WSC), slated to be held in Kazan, Russia in 2019.
The national team consists of 497 contestants from around the country. They were selected in national trials held in Shanghai and Guangzhou in June.
Those competitors from Anhui will take training courses in aeroplane maintenance, auto spray painting, stone carving, gardening, oil painting, network system management and cooking.
Most of them are students from local colleges and vocational schools including Huangshan University, Huangshan Vocational and Technical College and Fuyang Technician College.
The 45th WorldSkill Competition (WSC) is slated to be held in Kazan, Russia next year, with the number of events to rise to 52 from 47 in 2017. The Chinese team will compete in all the events.
China has 165 million skilled workers and 45 million highly skilled workers, with about 27 million students exploring and developing a wide range of skills at more than 12,000 vocational schools and colleges.