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Peter Boye Larsen

  • Age: 21 years

Competitor in Skill: Joinery
Country: Denmark

How did you get interested in your skill?
Almost all the men in my family are joiners, my footsteps were placed before me.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
I do my training to WM Sao Paulo at Svendborg Erhvervsskole

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
My teacher told me about it.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
I’m pretty sure my father did, but I made my own choice

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
I think it’s great to have teachers that are dedicated.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
I think it was my DM victory. It was awesome to feel the kick when your name are being told as the winner.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
I haven’t have any experience with Worldskills but the profile at

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Yes. The training taught my about different progresses. And it helps me make the testproject in time.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work as a joiner in Ærø Møbler. But soon I will move together with my girlfriend so I need to find a new job en the region where we are moving.

What are your future career aspirations?
I assume to become an engineer in construction. it’s good to have some experience as a joiner or carpenter, before educating to an engineer.