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Accelerating young people's careers

  • Dylan - Squad UK Wall and Floor Tiling competitor
    14 AUG 2020

    Dylan - Squad UK Wall and Floor Tiling competitor

    Dylan from Southern Regional College was selected for the Squad UK Wall and Floor Tiling team after winning Gold in the National Finals. He describes how our development programme has given him the skills to succeed in work and life and his career aspirations for the future.

  • Molly - Squad UK Health and Social Care competitor
    13 AUG 2020

    Molly - Squad UK Health and Social Care competitor

    Molly was selected for the Squad UK Health and Social Care team after winning a Silver Medal at the 2019 National Finals. She describes how our international training programme has helped her to develop excellence in her skill, raised her self-confidence and made her more employable.

  • James - Squad UK Stonemasonry competitor
    10 AUG 2020

    James - Squad UK Stonemasonry competitor

    James from York College and York Minster is a proud member of the Squad UK Stonemasonry team. He explains how our international training programme has improved both the quality of his work and his mindset.

  • Chloe - Squad UK Beauty Therapy competitor
    07 AUG 2020

    Chloe - Squad UK Beauty Therapy competitor

    Chloe from Weston College explains how taking part in our competitions has helped her to overcome her fears and has benefited her career as a beauty therapist.

  • Isaac - Squad UK IT Network Systems Administration competitor
    05 AUG 2020

    Isaac - Squad UK IT Network Systems Administration competitor

    Isaac from Nescot College, is part of the Squad UK IT Network Systems Administration team. He describes how taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions has developed his skills and how he felt to be selected for Squad UK and the chance to compete internationally.

  • Clara - Squad UK Floristry competitor
    03 AUG 2020

    Clara - Squad UK Floristry competitor

    Clara from the College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) and Armagh Blooms explains how being part of the Squad UK Floristry team is helping to prepare her for her dream career.

  • Joel - Squad UK CNC Milling competitor
    30 JUL 2020

    Joel - Squad UK CNC Milling competitor

    Joel, an apprentice at Rolls-Royce, won Gold at the CNC Milling National Finals before being selected to join Squad UK. He explains how taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions has developed both his personal and technical skills and why he would encourage more young people to get involved.

  • Billie-Jo - Squad UK Automotive Technology competitor
    27 JUL 2020

    Billie-Jo - Squad UK Automotive Technology competitor

    Billie-Jo from South West College explains the benefits of being selected to join Squad UK as part of the Automotive Technology team and the challenges she's had to overcome while carrying on with training during the pandemic.

  • Ben - Squad UK Patisserie and Confectionery competitor
    14 JUL 2020

    Ben - Squad UK Patisserie and Confectionery competitor

    Ben from Trafford College was selected for Squad UK after winning a Silver Medal in Patisserie and Confectionery at the National Finals in 2019. He describes the valuable skills he's gained from competing and what his favourite part of the experience has been so far.

  • Ashleigh - Squad UK cooking competitor
    03 JUL 2020

    Ashleigh - Squad UK cooking competitor

    Ashleigh was selected for Squad UK after winning a gold medal in Culinary Arts at last year's National Finals. She explains how taking part in our competitions has helped her perform at a world-class standard and how she felt being selected for Squad UK.

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