Students shine in ‘real world’ tests using SUSE Linux 10.2 and VMware Server.
Left to right: Hoshedar Kharas (Blacktown College); Blake Warton (The Hills College); Roy Simohartono (Blacktown College); and Jesty Salvatierra (Mount Druitt College)
VMware system engineers Reid Purvis and Dennis Lao judged the event.
The competition was designed to test the competitors’ skills and abilities in the key areas of PC support and network maintenance in a ‘real world’ business environment. Pictured: Blacktown College's Alex Patsouris, who won the silver medal at the event.
The competition focused on students building complete IT systems including setting up hardware, installing operating systems and applications, and documenting and troubleshooting the infrastructure.Pictured: VMware's Reid Purvis
From left to right: Nathan Turnbridge; Hoshedar Kharas; Malcolm Stone; Blake Warton; Ryan Hook; Michael Ohlsen; Jesty Salvatierra; Alek Patsouris; Roy Simohartono; Mawan Kharoufeh; Trevor Haskins; Geethani Nair; Brian Simmons; John Kurniadi; Ross Dallinger. Front: Lachlan Holmes
The [[xref: http://www.worldskills.org.au/competitions.php?pageNum=13|Worldskills Australia regional competition | Worldskills Australia]] in PC and Network Support took place at the Mount Druitt College, TAFE NSW Western Sydney Institute last week.Pictured: John Kurniadi, a teacher at Mount Druitt College
Roy Simohartono (Blacktown College); Dennis Lao (VMware)
This is the first year that VMware has been involved with the Worldskills competition.Pictured: Nathan Turnbridge from Mount Druitt College
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