Saanich residents Norah Hood (13) and Katy Vergoes Houwens (12) of Bayside Middle School build a bridge from spaghetti noodles. The Skills Canada Regional Competition 2018 took place at Camosun College’s Interurban campus where approximately 1,000 middle and secondary students participated and competed in events introducing students to aspects of trades and technology careers. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Saanich residents Norah Hood (13) and Katy Vergoes Houwens (12) of Bayside Middle School build a bridge from spaghetti noodles. The Skills Canada Regional Competition 2018 took place at Camosun College’s Interurban campus where approximately 1,000 middle and secondary students participated and competed in events introducing students to aspects of trades and technology careers. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Vancouver Island youth show off their trade skills

1,000 middle and secondary school students compete in South Island skills competition

Youth from across Greater Victoria are showing off their skills.

Camosun College hosted approximately 1,000 middle and secondary school students in a day-long event introducing youth to trades and technology careers, with older students facing off in skills competitions. See the video below to see some of the highlights.

Contact Arnold Lim at arnold.lim@blackpress.ca

 

Brandan Muttitt, 18, of Edward Milne Community School in Sooke welds a stand during the Skills Canada Regional Competition 2018. The event took place at Camosun College’s Interurban campus where approximately 1,000 middle and secondary students participated and competed in events introducing students to aspects of trades and technology careers. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Brandan Muttitt, 18, of Edward Milne Community School in Sooke welds a stand during the Skills Canada Regional Competition 2018. The event took place at Camosun College’s Interurban campus where approximately 1,000 middle and secondary students participated and competed in events introducing students to aspects of trades and technology careers. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)