The WorldSkills International Competition is the pinnacle for young skilled professionals working in a trade or vocational field and attracts competitors from around the world.
Among the elite 18-member team representing Australia are three Western Australians, including 21 year old North Metropolitan TAFE graduate Alex Schmidt, 3D Digital Game Artist.
The WorldSkills International Competition runs from October 14-19, 2017. More than 3,000 participants representing 77 countries will compete in 51 trades and skills. Australia, currently ranked 12th in the world, is aiming to finish in the top 10 this year.