Vietnam will send 14 contestants to the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 5-17, according to the Directorate of Vocational Training.
Vietnamese candidates will compete in 13 skills that are welding, IT software solutions, carpentry, plumbing, electro-mechanics, web designing, automobile technology, CNC (computer numerically controlled) machine operating, moulding, plastics moulding techniques, mechanical engineering design CAD, and brick-laying.
The competition is held every two years and competitors from all over the world will vie for medals in 50 skills.
Vietnam has sent contestants to the event five times but has yet to secure any medal. In the previous competition in Germany, the Vietnamese team earned seven Medallions of Excellence.-VNA