Trainee of the Year 2018

with entry to Worldskills 2019

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This year we are changing the way we conduct our Trainee of the Year competition. Not only does the competitor gain the title of Trainee of the Year 2018, they will gain entry to Worldskills 2019 in Russia, as New Zealand's first Baker in the competition. 

There will be 4 regional heats in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch. The final of these heats will be held at Fine Food NZ in Auckland. 


Competitors need to be no older than 21 years of age by 31 December 2018.

Competitors are either currently learning a vocational skill under a skills training provider or a skilled apprentice.

Competitors will compete in both the Pastry and Bread sections of the competition. See the information about the two sections in the following links:




TOTY Competition Entry Form

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