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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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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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