National WorldSkills Australia

The National WorldSkills Championships is Australia’s biggest vocational education and excellence competition. Over three days selected regional competitors bring their best to the national stage and compete against their industry peers from around the country. The students and their teachers work tirelessly to prepare for the national competitions. Here's hoping their grit and determination pay off!

The National Championships will be held at Skills Show Australia 2018 from the 2 - 4 June 2018 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. Find out more here

The Gordon's 2017 Regional winners

Our winners listed below are eligible to compete in the upcoming National WorldSkills Championships:

Riley Skene
Business Services
Jesse King
Fashion Technology
Lydia Bennett
Thomas Neave
Landscape Construction
Andrew Manson &
Brandon Everett
Joshua Miller &
Nicholas Tarbett
Jared  Ford
Thomas Neave



High hopes!

We have high hopes for Lydia Bennett who ranked highly with a score of 94% for her work in fashion and Thomas Neave who was the bronze medal winner in Joinery at the 2016 National competition, (pictured above). Good luck to all our competitors!


Like the Olympics, WorldSkills Australia competition activity begins at grass roots level, in competitions held in one of 34 regions around Australia. Competitors are able to progress to competing at national and international levels, in front of over 200,000 people. That’s gold!

The WorldSkills are set to take place in Kazan, Russia from the 22 - 27 August 2019 and will bring together participants from more than 70 countries who will compete in over 50 skills.


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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 130 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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