In Moscow, opened its first national championship «Skills wise»

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In the ENEA opened its first national championship «Skills wise» on which the assessment of professional skills according to international standards WorldSkills will be people older than fifty years.

«Professionalism does not depend on age and in some areas people who have extensive experience, are more competitive than their young colleagues. Therefore, one of the main objectives of the championship — the demonstration in practice of high level and professional skills of people over the age of fifty years», — said at the opening Director of Association of Young professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Robert Urazov.

At the opening ceremony of the championship invited the guests, among which were people awarded the title of Hero of labor.

«It’s nice that today there is renewed interest in people of working professions. After all, everything that surrounds us is made by human labor and it is necessary to appreciate and remember it. In 2013, the President established the honorary title of Hero of labor of the Russian Federation, than again stressed the importance and significance of the working people, the mentors, whose skills and knowledge is a worthy example to generations»,- said the Deputy of the state Duma, the driver of mining excavation machinery mine «right» of OJSC «SUEK-Kuzbass» Vladimir Melnik.

«Every year on these purposes it is allocated several billion rubles allocated for retraining for those companies, which pays great attention to the productivity and adopt new forms and technologies in the work,» he said.

National championship «Skills Wise» is the contest of professional skills, a discussion platform and a demonstration of professional retraining programs for specialists aged 50 years. In 2018, the championship is organized by the Union of the «Young professionals (Worldskills Russia)» and the WATERS «Volunteer Victory» with the support of the Fes and the government of Moscow.