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Martin Schwaiger

  • Age: 22 years

Competitor in Skill: Construction Metal Work
Country: Austria

How did you get interested in your skill?
I like to work with metal since I was a kid.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
In the company and at home in my workshop

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
It was half a year ago at the state championsship

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
My boss

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
It is a very good organisation

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
My most memorable moment was at the qualification for the world skills.
At the award ceremony in our state championsship.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
I learned different new things for working but I also learned to work in teams at our team meeting

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Yes, of course Techniques and skills are better and you also learn important things for the rest of life

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work as a mechanical engineer in a small company near my home in Styria.

What are your future career aspirations?
I still wait for the competition in Sao Paulo and decide then my future.
Currently I don’t have plans for my future.