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Hui Min Elaine Sz

  • Age: 18 years

Competitor in Skill: Hairdressing
Country: Singapore

How did you get interested in your skill?
I became interested in hairdressing after watching my father and Aunt, who are both hairdressers and own a salon.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
I am currently at ITE College completing a Nitec in Hair Services course.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
I found out about ITE College through the school I attended.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
I was influenced by my father and Aunt who are both hairdressers.

What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?
I competed in the Asean Skill Competition Hanoi 2014 which was an amazing experience.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?
The most memorable moment so far was competing in the Asean Skill Competition Hanoi 2014.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills.
I have learnt a lot of different techniques in hair designs.

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Yes, I have progressed in my cutting and styling skills.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I am currently studying at ITE College to complete the Nitec in Hair Services, but I also work part time in a salon.

What are your future career aspirations?
I would like to become a creative stylist in the Industry.