EMS Copiers are proud to be involved in the WorldSkills Competition being held in  held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates in October 2017.

WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. Through international cooperation and development between industry, government, organizations, and institutions, World Skills promotes the benefits of and need for skilled professionals through community projects, skill competitions, and knowledge exchange. It shows how important skills education and training is for youth, industries and society by challenging young professionals around the world to become the best in the skill of their choice. For more information on the World Skills go to www.worldskills.org

Last year, when competing in São Paulo, Brazil, Team Ireland took home 2 gold medals, 8 medallions of excellence and an 11th place ranking overall in what was the 43rd ?World Skills Competition. The two gold medals were awarded to Alina Sile for Restaurant Service and Ros Wynne for Aircraft Technology. The 8 Medallions of Excellence were awarded for beauty therapy, joinery, electrical installation, joinery, cabinet making, automobile technology, plumbing, plastering and dry wall, and construction metal work.

EMS Copiers would like to wish all 14 competitors, experts and team management the very best in this year’s event, the 44th WorldSkills Competition which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates between October 14th and October 19th.


from l-r: John Twohig (CIT, Technical Delegate and Chairperson of IrelandSkills), John Cahill (Managing Director, EMS Copiers), John Cassidy (WWETB, Deputy Technical Delegate and Secretary)