The Barbados team for the 44th international WorldSkills Competition has departed the island for Abu Dhabi ahead of the October 15 to 18 event.
The team comprises Takiya Jordan, Roshida Griffith, Tinisha Hall and Akeil Craig-Browne, who will represent the island in hairdressing, fashion technology, cooking and automobile technology respectively.
They are accompanied by officials from the TVET Council.
Over 70 countries are down to participate in the world’s biggest vocational skills competition with Saturday’s opening ceremony due to be livestreamed on www.worldskills.org and www.worldskilssabudhabi2017.com.
Barbadians are encouraged to show their support for Team Barbados by liking and following the WorldSkillsBarbados Facebook and Instagram pages or by visiting the website www.worldskillsbarbados.org.bb.