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Sandgropers Shine at WorldSkills

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Alan Ramsden at Leipzig, Germany with Aussie supporters

In July this year, Alan Ramsden 2nd year HIA bricklaying apprentice from Perth, represented Australia at the International WorldSkills Competition in Leipzig Germany (Skills Olympics).  WorldSkills is a very exciting and inspiring competition where selected apprentices get a chance to compete against other under 21 year old apprentices from around the world.

The projects in the competitions are very challenging and parallel the higher competencies found in the latter part of a brick and blocklaying apprenticeship.

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