08 October 2021
The official launch ceremony of WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund (WSAS) 2022, is set to take place tonight with the Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation, Dr Itah Kandji-Murangi scheduled to officiate.
The event is scheduled to begin at 18:00 tonight, with a live stream of proceedings to be streamed on the following channels;
Altogether 12 countries have confirmed participation and will send teams that will compete in different skills areas covering the disciplines of Construction and Building Technology; Manufacturing and Engineering Technology; Information and Communications; Social and Personal Services; Creative Arts and Fashion; and Transportation and Logistics. This event is all about celebrating excellence, showcasing our skills talent, engaging in capacity building, infusing best practices and fostering cooperation.
Taking place from 28 March to 2 April 2022 at Swakopmund’s renowned ‘ The Dome’ complex, WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2022 is also to include an international conference under the theme: ‘Promoting Skills Development in the 21st Century for Sustainable Economic Growth and African Ownership’, while a career exposition component is aimed at introducing learners to viable technical and vocational career options.