Workers to show off skills at national contest hinh anh 1Vietnamese contestants at an ASEAN skills competition (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Contestants from across Vietnam will show off their vocational skills in 25 professions at the ninth National Skills Competition, slated for May 23 – 30.

Fifty-eight delegations with 498 competitors have registered to take part in the event so far, according to the Directorate of Vocational Training under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

The 25 professions include electro mechanics, cooking, welding, hairstyling, mobile robotics, automobile technology, website designing, restaurant services and civil carpentry.

There are three competition venues in Hanoi, one in nearby Ha Nam province and one in the central city of Hue.

The Vocational Training Directorate said the organisers will apply more advanced technologies in this year’s event.

The best contestants will represent Vietnam at the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition in Malaysia this September and the 44th World Skills Competition in the UAE in October 2017.

The National Skills Competition is held biennially.-VNA