WorldSkills 2015

International Competition WorldSkills 2015 São Paulo, Brazil from the 11th to 16th August.

Competition will be held for the 43rd time and in it will compete young people from 59 countries worldwide. WorldSkills 2015 competition is considered to be the most ambitious in the history of its existence. It will bring together 1,200 young professionals and professional education students under the age of 22 years. They on the global stage will demonstrate their skills in 50 professions.

Latvia's participation in WorldSkills Brazil, São Paulo 2015

Profession Name, surname Institution

Visual Merchandising/Window dressing 

Anna Līva Traumane  Rīgas Dizaina un mākslas vidusskola
Graphic design technology  Linda Osīte  Rīgas Valsts tehnikums
Web design  Artūrs Krapāns  Rīgas Tehniskā koledža
Cabinetmaking Reinis Gusts Cēsu Profesionālā vidusskola
Cooking  Haralds Saušs  Rīgas Tūrisma un radošās industrijas tehnikums
Restaurant services (waiter) Mārtiņš Kukojs  Rīgas Tūrisma un radošās industrijas tehnikums
Electrical installations Maksims Ivancovs  Rīgas Tehniskā koledža

Statistics about the Latvian team in WorldSkills 2015

Visual Merchandising/Window Dressing 
Electrical installation (electrician) 
Woodworking Technology 
Cooking and restaurant services (cook) 

1 excellence medal
1 excellence medal
1 excellence medal

1 excellence medal

  • in national rankings Latvia was the 17th best team from total 59 teams
  • Latvia participated in the competition for the second time

Photo retrospect from WorldSkills 2015 in Flickr account