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NI Students are world-class skills champions Posted on 20/10/2017 00:00:00 Northern Ireland again has become the best performing devolved region in the UK at this year’s World Skills Show in Abu Dhabi.

After four intense and exciting days, battles in 51 different skills came to a close at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi. Again Northern Ireland Students are punching above their weight on a global level.

Northern Ireland has won a bronze medal in auto body repair and a medallion of excellence in landscape gardening. 
The bronze medal was awarded to Andrew Gault, Riverpark Training and the medallion of excellence to Adam Ferguson, CAFRE.  

Congratulations to all Northern Ireland Students

Overall Team UK won 7 medals – 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze and 13 medallions of excellence.

Team UK finished 10th in the medals table ahead of Germany and was the smallest team to make the global top 10.

Read all about Team UK success at World Skills Abu Dhabi in FE Week online supplement - the students have been real ambassadors for Northern Ireland.

FE Week for their coverage of World Skills Abu Dhabi 2017  - Click here

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