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Tomi Erkkilä

  • Age: 23 years

Competitor in Skill: Manufacturing Team Challenge
Country: Finland

How did you get interested in your skill?
I have been always interested in shaping and manufacturing metal, so I decided to study metal machining.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
At my school OSAO Kaukovainio with my team

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
My teacher asked me am I interested in to compete at WorldSkills

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
Training at school

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
Maybe some of the training camps

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills.
It has been fun and educational to design and make something new from scratch

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe. M
I have learned new skills at manufacturing, things i wouldn't learn from normal program at my school.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I study 2. year at my scool

What are your future career aspirations?
When I graduate I'm planning to get job at machinist or some other metal working buissness.