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Bihua Chen

Competitor in Skill: Fashion Technology
Country: China

How did you get interested in your skill?

When a garment was finished. the satisfying feeling makes me get very interested in Fashion

Where did you do your training tor your skiff?

I was trained in my college. Re Uing Industry und Trade Technicians College.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?

The organization and program was introduced to me briefly by my head teacher

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?

It's my parent s who influenced me most to choose this as my career.

 What is your experience in participating with your Member organization?

In the beginning, try to get familiar with the projects. Then I took part in several qualification trials and get the position to be one of next round. After the national competition, I was selected as one of the competitors in the lv'ational Training Base ofWorldskills China for Fashion Technology and then was trained by some excellent teachers in pattern-making, design, garment­ making, English, Psychology and even Physics.

Describe your most memorable moment so far with WorldSkills?

The most unforgetta ble memory happens during the National Competition in which I got so nervous that my hands kept shaking hecause it's myfirst time to take part in such a big event and compete with so muny excellent peers.

Describe what your experience has been since your involvement with WorldSkills

After Worldskills was introduced by my head teacher to me, I got very interested and decided to join in. After several rounds of qualification trails held by Beijing, China and then the training base. I feel lucky and appreciated to be the final competitor to Worldskills in Sao Paulo.

Did participating in the sk ills competitions and training for Worl dSkills he lp you progress in
your skill? Please describe.

Exactly. It is very helpluljar me to learn my mentor in a systematic and comprehensive way. Moreover, it is  for me to find the direction of life and goal for future career, which is to be a technician infashion industry knows well about design.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?

I am a student in Beijing Trade und Trade Technicians College which is located in the south of our capital, Beijing.

What are your future career aspirations?

My career plan and dream is to work in fashion industry with the capacity to master both the technology and design.