Chase Gundersen

Chase Gundersen

Skilled apprentice

NANAIMO – Students compete in Skills Canada competition at Vancouver Island University.

Chase Gundersen, from Duncan, puts his arc welder to work on a bracket skills weld test during the Skills Canada Regional Competition at Vancouver Island University Friday.

Jesse Shay of Chemainus, Wylder Carson-Austin, Qualicum, and Tyler Wilson, Ladysmith, took first, second and third place, respectively, in welding and will compete in the Skills Canada provincials in Abbotsford in April.