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ATU Shines at National WorldSkills Competition 2022

Accra Technical University has been declared the winner and first runner-up in Electrical Installations and Mechatronics, respectively, in the just-ended National WorldSkills Competition 2022, picking up gold and silver.

A total of nine students and staff of Accra Technical University who participated in the competition, having qualified through the Regionals, were awarded certificates in Electrical Installations, Mechatronics, Cooking, and Fashion Technology, participating in the National WorldSkills Competition in Ghana.

The participants received their certificates in a brief ceremony graced by the Vice-Chancellor of ATU, Professor Samuel Nii Odai, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Amevi Acakpovi, and the Registrar, Mrs. Sylvia Beatrice Oppong-Mensah.

This year’s National WorldSkills Competition was held at the Accra Technical Training Centre and organized by the Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET), the government regulatory agency in charge of TVET under the Ministry of Education, as well as WorldSkills Ghana.

Over three days, 73 young people, including nine staff and students from Accra Technical University, took part in 14 skills with an eye on two major upcoming events – WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2022 in Namibia and WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 in China.

Below is the list of awardees along with their certifications



Benjamin Tetteh

Compatriot Expert, Cooking Deputy Chief Expert for Skill Organising Team, Cooking

Joyce Oppong  

Jury Head for Skill Organising Team, Fashion Technology

Eric Edem Mensah

New Workshop Manager for Skill Organising Team Cooking

Eunice Naadu Antiaye

Chief Expert for Skill Organising Team, Fashion Technology)

Professor Amevi Acakpovi

Chief Expert for Skill Organising Team, Electrical Installation)Compatroit Expert, Mechatronics  



Annie Elvis

Competitor, Mechatronics

Ansah E. Odoi

Competitor, Electrical Installation

Kobat S. Kwame

Competitor, Mechatronics

Bortier Aaron

Competitor, Electrical Installation



About WorldSkills Competitions

WorldSkills Competitions are the gold standard of skills excellence. They inspire young competitors to reach new heights, helping them turn their passion into a profession.

Ghana became the 81st Member of the WorldSkills family two years ago.