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Patrick van de Vreede

Competitor in Skill: Information Network Cabling
Country: Netherlands

How did you get interested in your skill?
I came into contact during the course with skills , it's my day job and I have developed to this level

Where did you do your training for your skill?
I trained in a place called ‘ophemert’

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
during the course

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
my boss and my expert

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

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
The moment I became Dutch champion

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
My experience with world skills that seriously what you do and where you come for

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
it certainly helped me . all the training I've had , I've benefited from daily

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work every day with network cabling and fiber optic

What are your future career aspirations?
I would like to be system administrator