By Confidente Reporter
THE Namibia Training Authority (NTA), through WorldSkills Namibia (WSN), has announced the staging of the second National Skills Competition (NSC) from 17 to 22 September, in Windhoek.
The NSC is a platform where skilled young Namibians come together and showcase their skills by competing against each other. The first edition was held in September 2016 with 115 competitors from 26 TVET institutions countrywide competing for prestige in 10 different occupational skill areas. The contestant further competed for a chance to participate in the WorldSkills Competition which took place in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates in 2017.
The second edition (NSC2018) is expected to attract over 150 competitors in 12 skill areas, with winners expected to represent Namibia at the next WorldSkills International Competition that will take place in Kazan, Russia, in August 2019.
To qualify for NSC2018, prospective competitors will progress through countrywide selection competitions that will take place from 27 to 28 April 2018 at selected training institutions. WorldSkills Namibia calls on eligible competitors and training institutions to register for the selection competitions.
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