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1C Company to provide application development technology presented at WorldSkills Kazan 2019


19.08.2019, 07:03

As a Platinum partner for WorldSkills Kazan 2019, 1C Company will be the only Russian company to supply commercial products for the Information and Communication Technology skills competitions at WorldSkills Kazan 2019. The company, founded in 1991, will deliver the 1C:Enterprise business application development platform for а programming competition ⎼ IT Software Solutions for Business ⎼ involving Competitors and Experts from ten different countries. It is the first time ever that a Russian application development technology is presented at a world championship of professions.

1C Company is also the main sponsor for IT Network Systems Administration and IT Software Solutions for Business and has provided hardware and software for 21 skills in either the Information and Communication Technology or Future Skills sectors at WorldSkills Kazan 2019.

During the Competition, 1C Company will present a variety of activities and promotions for school students, teachers, and instructors of Information and Communication Technology disciplines, education administrators and professionals. As demand for IT professionals continues to grow all over the world, collaboration with professional and educative communities is an important element implemented in the company’s strategy.

Quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is key to the development of the information technology industry. The WorldSkills Standards Specification for IT Software Solutions for Business, which lays down the knowledge, skill, and ability requirements for professionals in this field, are in line with international best practices and requirements as well as with 1C standards. That is also why the Russian IT Company has been a Partner of WorldSkills Russia since 2016. From last year, the company also recognizes Skill Passport professional assessments and granted industry qualifications 1C:Junior based on the results.

Boris Nuraliev, founder and CEO of 1C Company, noted that collaborating with WorldSkills International and WorldSkills Russia can significantly improve the practical training of young IT professionals all over Russia. “We are pleased to contribute to the world competition in Kazan, and hope that our joint efforts will help demonstrate the high level of Russian information technology in general.”

About 1C Company

1C Company is engaged in the development, distribution, publication, and support of software products and IT services. Amongst these, the best-known are 1C:Enterprise ERP-class applications for managing and optimizing enterprises and institutions. These applications are built on an innovative technology platform that provides flexibility, scalability, and high performance, operating on-premise, cloud (SaaS), and mobile mode.

1C:Enterprise has been successfully used to automate management and accounting in more than 1,500,000 organizations – from small businesses to major corporations and government agencies. The system leads the Russian ERP market in terms of the number of workstations.

1C Company works with users through an affiliate network that includes more than 10,000 regular partners in 25 countries, including more than 7,500 certified companies in the 1C:Franchisee network.

WorldSkills Kazan 2019

WorldSkills Kazan 2019 will be held from August 22-27. Close to 1,300 competitors from 63 WorldSkills Member countries and regions will compete in 56 skills. This will be the largest international event in Russia in 2019.

Kazan was awarded the right to hold the event in 2015, after a vote of WorldSkills Members. WorldSkills Russia works in all 85 regions of the country and is one of the priority projects for the federal government in the field of personnel training and economic development.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer

Photo courtesy of 1C Company