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EMC student wins gold at national world skills competition

Feb 26, 2019
EMC student wins gold at national world skills competition

Eastcape Midlands TVET College (EMC) is proud to announce that one of its IT students, Brando Weldgemoed came first place at the National World Skills Competition which took place between the 22nd and 25th of February 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Durban.

"The World Skills Competition is an initiative aimed at providing a competitive environment propelling students to be better skilled," the college.

"The competition is open to students from TVET Colleges, Universities, Private Colleges and apprentices, who are skilled in web design, IT Network Systems Administration, welding, automobile technology and electrical installations."

Competitions are organised annually at a provincial and national level in preparation for an international competition. This year the international competition is slated to take place in Kazan Russia sometime in August.

"Brando Weldgemoed, competed in the IT Network Systems Administration category against thirteen national entrants," the college said.

"For this category, the entrants were expected to use Linex, Windows and Cisco to set up a network and connect printers and cameras on the network domain. He was presented with a gold medallion and certificate in recognition of his outstanding performance.

"EMC is immensely proud of Brando and hopes that this would open doors of opportunities for him."

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