Waikato – Wintec Rotokauri Campus
This year Wintec Rotokauri Campus will again host the Regional competition for WorldSkills New Zealand and run skill competitions in Plumbing and Heating.
- Plumbing and Heating – Saturday, 24 July 2021
We would like to thank Wintec for the use of their facilities including staff and tutors along with local industry support.
Regional Co-ordinator is Roland Spirig
Involvement in the skill/industry: Roland has been involved with WorldSkills for over 30 years. He comes from an Engineering background, having completed an Engineering apprenticeship and going on to run his own engineering business. Roland has had a varied career, including owning an export berry farm, working in the printing industry and building and renovating houses. He has worked at Wintec for 35 years and is now the Principal Academic Tutor in the Engineering Department. As well as running the regional competitions, Roland has been involved in WorldSkills at National and International level, as a New Zealand Skill Manager for both Machining and Polymechanics; International Expert, Deputy Chief Expert and Chief Expert for Polymechanics and latterly as the International Skill Manager for Polymechanics.
Why compete? “Taking part in WorldSkills competitions enables you to better yourself and to strive to be the best that you can be. These competitions are an investment in your future, opening up huge opportunities for both personal and career development.”