Results of final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) summed up in Kazan
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan – Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan – Rafis Burganov, WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Project Executive Emil Gubaydullin took part in the press briefing where the results of the final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) were summed up.
Rafis Burganov congratulated the winners of the Competition. They deserved to win. “The winners and prize holders of the final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” are the candidates for including in the WorldSkills Russia Team. They will get a chance to represent Russia at the WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 and EuroSkills 2022 in Saint Petersburg”, Rafis Burganov noted.
At the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre, young professionals competed in 92 Skill, and 23 high-tech Skills included in Future Skills, so-called “professions of the future”. WorldSkills Juniors competed in 48 Skills, Competitors of “Skills of the Wise” (aged 50+) – in 26 Skills.
The final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) wrapped up on 24 May 2019. According to Emil Gubaydullin, it was a test project before the WorldSkills Kazan 2019.
1,690 Competitors from 80 Russian regions took part in the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia). 128 international Competitors from 26 countries and 360 Juniors were involved in the event. “Skills of the Wise” Competition intended for professionals aged 50 and older was held as part of the National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia). 1,080 Compatriot Experts officiated the event.
The Conference Programme of the final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) featured more than 20 thematic sessions involving representatives of government authorities, leading Russian companies, educational institutions. The following issues were discussed: preparation of Russian National Team, professional standard of industrial growth, wrap-up meeting, development of Expert Community, youth projects, educational workshops and seminars conducted by the WorldSkills movement partners. 1,590 people were registered for the programme.
In the course of the Competition, a wide range of services was tested. 7 arrival points were organized for the Competitors: Kazan International Airport, Kazan-1 Railway Station, Kazan-2 Railway Station, Central, Centralny, Yuzhny, Severny, Vostochny Bus Stations.
The first Competitors arrived on 15 May 2019. 17 May (1,035 people), 19 May (866 people) were the peak days, according to the statistics. In total, 2,940 Competitors and guests came to the event. The majority of them travelled by plane (1,796 people).
1,348 Competitors stayed in hotels and selected other types of accommodation, 1,399 people lived in the WorldSkills Village.
The Spectator Programme was organized and tested during the final of the National Competition. More than 60,000 people visited the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre.
Catering Organization System was checked: main restaurant at the Kazan Expo, concessions for spectators, food courts for volunteers, WorldSkills Village restaurants.
Transport service became one of the key directions tested. About 100 public and tourist buses, 15 town hoppers, and 5 light motor vehicles were involved in the event. Different traffic routes for client groups were planned; all peculiarities of their behavior were taken into account.
The National Competition became a rehearsal for 1,524 volunteers and attachés. They got acquainted with the venue and understood their role in such a large-scale event.
According to Emil Gubaydullin, on 30 May 2019, online ticket sale service will be launched. The opening and closing ceremonies of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 will take place at the Kazan Arena. Tickets will be available for purchase at ticket outlets across the city on the eve of the WorldSkills Competition.
Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer