Ural Vagon Zavod takes part in WorldSkills Russia

3 November 2015 (09:22)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, November 3, 2015. Ural Vagon Zavod Scientific & Production Corporation is taking part in the 2nd WorldSkills Russia Championship, a blue-collar jobs contest that is now being held in Yekaterinburg.

‘Five employees from four of the corporation’s member enterprises are already busy completing the tasks. Besides, Ural Vagon Zavod hosted a round table discussion during the championship, to look into the prospects of how the machine-building giant and the country’s educational establishments could work together,’ the company press service says.

All in all, 220 young workers from thirty different parts of Russia are competing at WorldSkills Hi Tech in twenty-four categories. For one, Ilya Repin from Ural Vagon Zavod and Maxim Starostin from Uralcryomash are trying to win in Welding Technologies, Dmitri Panfilov from Ural Vagon Zavod and Ruslan Chagayev from Plant 9 are competing for the prize in NC Turning Machines and NC Milling Machines, respectively, and Vladimir Golovkin from UKBTM is competing with other contestants in CAD Engineering Graphics.

‘The championship’s business agenda is another important part of the event. The idea is to discuss the specific problems of highly skilled cadre training. WorldSkills is unique in that it helps both to improve the current situation and to produce hi tech cadre for the future. This was exactly the point of the round table discussion Ural Vagon Zavod Corporation held on new PPP formats, networking, cluster approach, and successful practices. The discussion was moderated by the corporation’s Personnel Director Sergei Saranchuk and Personnel Training Center Director Sergei Vassilyev,’ the press service says.

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