Osian and Yuliia both win gold at WorldSkillsUK finals

November 20, 2023 - 105 views

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai students Yuliia Batrak and Osian Roberts have won gold medals at the WorldSkillsUK National Finals.

There was also success for Eva Voma and Adam Hopley, who both took bronze in their competitions as Grŵp Llandrillo Menai finished fourth overall against tough competition from across the UK.

The medallists will now have a chance of being selected to represent the UK in the 47th WorldSkills Competition, which will take place in Lyon, France from September 10-15 next year.

Yuliia, from Colwyn Bay, who is studying Level 2 Professional Cookery at Coleg Llandrillo, won gold in the Restaurant Service competition in Manchester after qualifying as one of five finalists from across the country.

Osian Roberts, from Caernarfon, won the CNC turning competition. Osian is studying for a Higher National Certificate in General Engineering at Coleg Menai as part of his apprenticeship with manufacturing firm IAQ.