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Weverton Silva

  • Age: 21 years

Competitor in Skill: Bricklaying
Country: Brazil

How did you get interested in your skill?
I like construction since I was a child, so my friend told me about the Senai and the Knowledge Olympics /Competition, I attended a course and I was one of the chosen Competitors to compete in the school Compet ition.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
Until the Knowledge Olympics / Competition Iwould practice in Arapiraca and Macei6/ A iagoas and from September up to now in Brasilia/ OF.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
Through friend who had studied at SENAI.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career? My relatives, my parents, my friends and many other people

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
I was chosen in the Local School stage as to represent the school Iattended. After that, Iwon the Regional (state) stage as to represent the state of Alagoas, then I won the National Competition, which grants the possibly to represent Brazil in the WorldSkills Sao Paulo. During the preparation there were two other Competitors I was competing against, and I was the one who had the best performance and I will represent Brazil.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
It was during the qualifying in April, Everybody in front of my area making countdown!

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
Very good experience, I learned many things in my skill, I made new friends, I am better in my
skills ...

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in
your skill? Please describe.
Yes I have learned much with skills competition s and training for WorldSkills. This makes me
better each day .

What do you currently do? Where do you wo rk?
I train ...and train SENAI.

 What are your future career aspirations? I really want to be an engineer