WorldSkills Russia qualifying stage started in Novocherkassk
The main regional platform for holding an open qualifying university championship of working professions in accordance with international standards was held at SRSPU (NPI) for the second time. Our university is chosen as a base for conducting competitions on the most complex competencies: CAD design, CNC lathe work, CNC milling. And this choice is not accidental. SRSPU (NPI), the only one in the Rostov region, has modern high- tech equipment in the field of engineering with the necessary software that meets world-class requirements and international standards of the WorldSkills movement. Therefore, teams from the universities of the North Caucasus and Southern Federal Districts came to us: the Volgograd State Technical University, the Maikop State Technological University, the North Caucasus Federal University, and the Southern Federal University. The team of SRSPU (NPI) students take part in the selection of the strongest young professionals. It should be noted that earlier this championship was held only among secondary school students. From 3 to 6 October this year, the first high school qualifying stages are held. Their winners will meet at the end of the year in Moscow, at the first Interuniversity Championship WorldSkills Russia. Today at the opening ceremony of the open qualifying university championship there were representatives of city authorities, university administration, deans of faculties and teachers, heads of enterprises of the machine-building industry, participants and experts of WorldSkills. -Dear friends! On behalf of the rector V.G. Perederiy and all our staff I am glad to welcome you in Novocherkassk, in the first university in the south of Russia! - said, addressing the audience, the first pro-rector - the scientific leader of the university N.I. Gorbatenko. - You all know that just in two weeks NPI will celebrate its 110-year anniversary. And the Mechanical Faculty of the same age as the university has been actively developing all these years, preparing specialists in key industries and educating brilliant scientists and leaders. That is why all the competencies for which you have to compete on the sites of YURPU (NPI), are ours. We have the necessary equipment, and what is more - the experience and knowledge in these areas. I'm sure the competetion will turn out to be interesting and exciting. Good luck to you, and let the strongest win! K.Yu. Solonsky, Vice-President of the Employers' Union of the Rostov Region, the deputy head of the Administration of Novocherkassk V. F. Netesanov, as well as representatives of industrial enterprises also adressed the participants of the championship with congratulations and parting words. The spectators greeted participants - representatives of the championship teams, as well as experts led by the head of the championship management Petr Vyacheslavovich Ovchinnikov and the main expert of the championship in the competence "Turning and milling work on CNC machines" - Yevgeny Vladimirovich Izhko. After the opening ceremony, the work of the competitive sites of the open qualifying university championship of working professions according to the international standards of WorldSkills Russia started. Participants of the teams overcame the excitement and started to perform the first tasks. A student of SRSPU(NPI)Mechanical Engineering Faculty Nikolai Konko will compete for the victory in the competence of the CAD Engineering (CAD). - I really like my specialty, I strive at every opportunity to raise my professional level and I hope that this championship will help me, "the young man said. - For me, victory is not the main thing! The main thing is to show yourself worthily and get valuable experience. But the Master degree student of the same faculty, Vadim Listopadov, is more determined: "I really love my profession precisely because I can take part in the process of manufacturing the part, I can see the result of my work," Vadim said. "Moreover, when it is possible to practice on such equipment under the guidance of experienced experts, it is necessary to use it! Of course, I would like to win. I will do my best for this. And there is a lot to be done. The next three days will be filled for the championship participants with a tense struggle. They have to show everything they can and compete for prizes, and what is more for the right to take part in the Interuniversity Championships, which will be held in Moscow. Good luck to all teams!
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