Posted by LNA Master Landscapers Association
on 16 September 2015
The competition is being held here at Ryde Campus TAFE on Tuesday 13th October, 2015.
Sydney Regional Landscape - Construction Competition - Confirmed Competitors List 2015
Jordan Cahill - Australian Training Company Ltd - Host: The GardenMakers
Jackson Webb - Landscape Solutions
Luke Kaldas - Design Landscapes Pty Ltd
Liam Matson - Australian Training Company Ltd - Host: The GardenMakers
Travis Falkingham - Lone Pine Landscapes
Michael Rollins - NorthShore & Beaches Landscaping
Chris Roberts - Sterling Group Services Pty Ltd
We have 7 competitors who are all under a certain age competing over an 8 hour timeframe to construct a small landscape space. They are all given the same plan, specification / criteria, tools, materials, equipment etc to construct the space which is inclusive of most aspects of Landscape Construction Set Out, Paving, Brick / Blockwork, Timberwork, Stonemasonry, Plant material installation, laying of turf etc. If you have a look at the attached photo (Regional Gold Medallist) you will see the EXACT same project as what they have to build this year.
WorldSkills Australia is a not for profit organisation aimed at promoting the skills of young Australians under 21 (at Regional level) in their given Trade or Skills category. There are currently over 60 categories that competitors can compete in, in 46 Regions Australia wide. 2 Competitors are selected for the NSW WorldSkills team based on results of our Regional Competition. They will train for almost a year and go on to Melbourne next September for the National level competition that runs over 3 days. They are competing for a spot on the Australian team (The "Skillaroo's) who will head to Abu Dhabi in September of 2017 for the 44th International WorldSkills Competition.