I chose mechatronics because I am fascinated by the idea of building something that has the capacity to build something else. When I was younger I would watch ‘How It’s Made’ and be so excited about how the machines and robots built a car. It was only later that I started to think about how someone would build these machines and I decided that it could be a great and engaging career.
I would like to become a systems integrator to design, build, program and install industrial production equipment.
One of my favourite pastimes is reading. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was a great book and it got me hooked on reading.
I find that all of the Essential Skills are necessary in the field of mechatronics. However I think that continuous learning is the most crucial skill to have because this industry is always changing, and newer and better technologies are produced every day.
WorldSkills Team Canada Trials: Festo, January 27-29, 2017