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Gold and Glory in Kazan 

Scottish apprentice Callum Bonner honoured on the World Stage  Team UK – the UK’s top young apprentices and students, which included Scottish painter Callum Bonner – returned home from the WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia covered in gold and glory.   The 37 members of Team UK won a total of 19 medals – two Gold, one Silver, One Bronze ...

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Former ADY competitor is ready to take on the world

Since reaching the final of the Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition in 2017, Callum Bonner has never looked back. He’s now set his sights on the world, having secured himself a place at this year’s global WorldSkills event in Russia.  The 21-year-old from Scotland has just completed his four-year Modern Apprenticeship course at Forth Valley College in ...

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How do you prepare an apprentice for the ‘Skills Olympics’?

Mike Swan, Curriculum and Quality Leader at Dundee and Angus College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager in Painting and Decorating  Following Team GB’ success at recent Olympic Games, we all know what a medal winning performance in diving, cycling and even canoe slalom looks like.  But I am often asked what does it take to win a Gold Medal in Painting and Decorating? 

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Callum is on the plane to Russia to represent the UK in Painting and Decorating

Representing your country in an international competition is the dream of many people, but for one young former apprentice from Clackmannanshire in Scotland that dream is about to become a reality. Callum Bonner, 21, who trained at Forth Valley College and who works for Clackmannanshire Council has been selected by WorldSkills UK to compete in Painting and Decorating at WorldSkills ...

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Callum Bonner thanks all for support as he focuses on WorldSkills Kazan 2019

Fresh from representing the UK in Painting and Decorating at EuroSkills Budapest 2018, Callum is now back in training and has his sights set on being selected to represent the UK at the world’s largest skills competition in Kazan, Russia next year. Commenting on his experience of taking part in Europe’s most prestigious skills competition, Callum said: “EuroSkills was one ...

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