Perfect Scores and More: Autobody students rock Skills Alberta Post-Secondary Provincials

Edmonton, Alberta ⁠— Post-secondary autobody repair students faced off last week at Skills Alberta’s Post-Secondary Provincial Skills Competition, where only one could be awarded the title of Alberta’s greatest young autobody repairer or automotive refinisher. The competition took place May 4 and 5, where contestants spent six hours each day demonstrating their skills at six […]

The Season of Skills: Skills Alberta youth virtual competition kicks off this week

Edmonton, Alberta — The 2022 Skills Canada Alberta youth virtual competition is in full swing this week, putting nearly 800 Albertan students to the test in skilled trades from welding, to carving, to baking. On from Monday until Thursday, this year’s event has students from across the province competing virtually for medals and the chance […]

Celebrating Cecile: NAIT Autobody Instructor Cecile Bukmeier wins Skills Alberta award

Edmonton, Alberta — As honours for the women in our lives poured out in recognition of International Women’s Day on Wednesday, join us in congratulating Bodyworx Professional columnist, Cecile Bukmeier, on winning the “Sturdy 30” award from Skills Alberta. Bukmeier is no stranger to blazing trails in the Canadian automotive industry, becoming the Northern Alberta […]

Going for the Gold: SkillsCanada announces national competition winners

Ottawa, Ontario — The champions of the Skills Canada Virtual National Competition were announced during Skills/Compétences Canada’s (SCC) closing ceremony last week.  The competition was held on June 15, and over 1,200 high school and post-secondary students, apprentices, teachers, industry leaders and career seekers were present. Top competitors were given medals in the 37 skill […]