Promising Emirati talents, including young Emirati contestants and previous winners, have participated in the World Skills Asia Competition 2023 with their projects, attracting the attention of audiences around the world. It meets the needs of UAE’s industrial and technological advancement.
Draco Smart Systems founder Abdul Rahman Khaled Al Shehi, winner of the World Skills Competition 2022 Excellence Medal in Power Connections and Smart Buildings, said he underwent 3 years of training under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Technology and Professional Center. Education and Training (Activit), after which he represented the UAE in the World Skills Competition and won first place. At the level of the Arab countries and ninth in the world, then after the competition, he established his smart home project using smart systems. The Drago Smart System reflects the country’s progress in designing smart buildings.
He said that he benefited greatly during his internship to design smart buildings including hotels, hospitals, schools, residential complexes and how to design their electrical connections using artificial intelligence.
Rawda Al Khedbi, who studies at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic University, said she was working with the Dubai Police Division on a skills competition for a student project in the division’s Explosives Division in a simulation experience for the circuit before activating the circuits.
He pointed out that the department receives meritorious students and records their data to communicate with them in future to benefit from their skills in the long run and utilize them in various policing projects.
Competitor in the junior category, Ahmed Yusuf Al Ali, a grade twelfth student in Sharjah, said his experience at the skills competition was great and he gained confidence and benefited from the competition and challenges. He emphasized that in the future, he has put in a lot of effort to reach the stage of participating in such a global competition to represent his country. Emirates is the first to qualify for this competition in the electronics industry.
As for Zayed University student Khadijah Abdul Karim Al Hammadi, she expressed her happiness to be part of the team representing the UAE in painting and decorating skills and participating in this challenging and challenging competition. She won by merit. For him, participating in an international competition representing his country is a victory that only those who have experienced it can feel happy, he said, pointing out that his project involves painting, wallpapering and repair work. He said that he prepared for the competition by completing 1,300 hours of training from December 2021 and received the support of intensive training from specialist coaches to achieve the expected results, as was the case with the international standards of preparing the client’s home. . (wham)
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