Inclusive Skills Competitions 2018
Derwen College lead the Inclusive Skills competitions in the West Midlands and Wales. Inclusive Skills Competitions are run by Natspec in partnership with the Association of Colleges, and supported by WorldSkills UK, and enable young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to showcase their work skills and growing independence. Winners from the regional heats taking place around the country have the opportunity to take part in the finals at the Skills Show in November.
The opportunity to enter Inclusive Skills competitions for 2018 will be via the World Skills UK website between 1st March and 7th April 2018.
Competitions in the West Midlands Region will be held on:
|Catering||Derwen College||9th May|
|Fitness Trainer||RNC||2nd May|
|Hairdressing||North Shropshire College||25th April|
|Health and Social Care||North Warwickshire & Hinckley College||16th May|
|Horticulture||North Shropshire College (Walford Campus)||25th April|
|ICT||South & City College Birmingham||23rd May|
|Media||North Warwickshire & Hinckley College||3rd May|
|Restaurant Service||Derwen College||9th May|
|Woodwork||South Leicestershire College
(East & West Midlands heat)
The Welsh Inclusive Skills competitions took place in January and February 2018.
Inclusive Skills 2017
The 2017 Inclusive Skills regional heats took place throughout the year and two Derwen students – Adams Richards and Joe Griffiths made it through to the finals at the Skills Show on November 18th. Adam won a Silver medal for his entry in the Food Preparation competition and Joe won Gold for Restaurant Service – Table Laying.
Read more about the competition here.