Ben Houghton the shining star from TAFE NSW – Western Institute, Dubbo College, triumphed at the 41st WorldSkills International Competition in London, winning gold for Australia in Electricotechnology as well the medal for Best in Nation.
In addition, the Team Australia Skillaroos won four silver and five bronze medals. Students Lester Tibbles from Bathurst College won bronze in Bricklaying, and Michael Theobald from Duboo College win bronze in the Team Manufacturing Challenge.
Australia is ranked 7th in the world after the final medal tally. For more information read the full story.