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Johannes Pinger

  • Age: 19 years

Competitor in Skill: IT Network Systems Administration
Country: Austria

How did you get interested in your skill?
I learned all the informations about my skill in school and further learned them at home. My interest started in this period.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
Mostly at home with my home lab. I also have the ability to learn with the lab in the school and so this is my second place where I learn stuff.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
A teacher of mine told me about the worldskills and suggested that Ishould participate at the National Championship.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
It was my decision to visit my current school which topics mainly focus on my skill.

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
The whole team is really good organized. They are friendly and try to motivate you for your training. Additionally they try to make a team out of all the competitors.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
It was the first time when Imet the other competitors from my country. We got introduced to each other and it was really interesting to get to know all these people.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills Ifeel like a god

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
The training helped a lot in my skill. Ilearned a lot of new things which helped me in school and also in my personal projects.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I am currently student in the HTL Rennweg in Vienna. Iam heading towards my final exam which is in June.

What are your future career aspirations?
On the one hand I want to use my experience from the worldskills to learn more about myself. On the other hand I want to work as a network engineer in a local company or Iwant to study at the University of Technology.