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Camilla Karivainio

Competitor in Skill: Landscape Gardening
Country: Finland

How did you get interested in your skill?
My family have own gardening company, so it was natural to be part of it.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
I work in my family’s company.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
In my school in year 2013, when I participaded in national skills competition Taitaja.

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

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
Cool, nice, but also stressfull.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
When I visited in Austria Wien’s competition.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills. I have met a lot of new interesting people and I feel that I learn new things along the way.

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.  I have learned to handle different materials more efficiently.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?  I work in my familys company.

What are your future career aspirations? Possibly next year, I’ll be working in my familys new gardening store.