Chris, 22, is from Belfast will compete to become the best youngRefrigeration & Air Conditioning apprentice in the world. Winning the gold medal would be a boost for him, his company and the UK team.
The competition aims to raise skills and expertise across the world for 18 to 25 years old people.
Carole Stott, Chair, Find a Future, which manages the UK’s entry into the WorldSkills Competition said:
“I offer my congratulations to every young person that has earned a place in Team UK.
“Skills competitions showcase the levels of performance that can be achieved by individuals and organisations through high quality further education, skills training and apprenticeships in the UK.”
“Through skills competitions and the wider work of Find a Future we want to provide every young person with the chance to unlock their potential and get excited about the world of work.”
“It is a huge honour to have been selected to represent the UK at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015. It still really hasn’t sunk in! I hope I can use this opportunity to inspire the next generation of the UK’s workforce and showcase how apprenticeships and training can lead to successful employment opportunities.”