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Dik Vaanhold

  • Age: 21 years

Competitor in Skill: Manufacturing Team Challenge
Country: Netherlands

How did you get interested in your skill?
I was always trying to fabricate things when I was young and found this always a lot of fun to do.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
The most I learned on my work but have also learned a lot at school.

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

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
My teacher and my parents

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
My experience with the organization is good.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
This was with a friendly match against England.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills
It's a good and instructive experience.

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Yes of my training I learn a lot and it's a fun experience.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I work in a metal factory where we make products of stainless steel.

What are your future career aspirations?
I hope in the future to get further in my company or start my own business.