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|Winning A Gold Medal For Plumbing, Bakery, Carpentry by lynx200(m): 8:36pm On Aug 20, 2015|
Yes you heard me right! There are young plumbers and other vocational workers who win medals in an international olympic style competition for skilled workers called worldskills. This a competition held every two years where skilled workers under 25 years of age from around the world compete against each other for medals in various skills endeavors like plumbing, floral arrangement, carpentry, graphic designs, bakery, robotics and the likes. Its held every two years and has the feel of the sports olympics with opening and closing ceremonies, supporters clubs and medal presentations.
Many countries take this competition serious as an avenue to groom young people for the skilled labour sector in their countries. Many of the medalists get cash and recognition in their home countries and best of all multinational companies turn up to see who they can employ.
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