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KFE4Skills 2020

KFE4Skills 2023 #KFE4Skills

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About KFE4Skills

KFE4Skills is the annual skills competition and / or showcase of the three colleges covering Kent and Medway's twelve main campus sites.  At KFE4Skills, everyone gains a competition certificate and the finalists can even go forward to be selected to enter the regional and national World Skills UK competitions as a representative of one of Kent Further Education (KFE) colleges.


It's a great way to get real exciting experience, improve that CV and get ahead of the rest in gaining a really great job and career in your field. Watch this page and our social media stream @kentfurthered for more information during the year for information about KFE4Skills23.

KFE4Skills23 Competition Videos:

Below are two videos that aim to capture a taste of KFE4Skills. The left edit is a short 45 second reel and the right edit a 3 minute long edit including interviews and some featured competitors from our 2023 competition. The videos were produced by event media partner KMFM / Illife Media. You can also see the videos on our YouTube channel.

Thank you to everyone that participated in the KFE4Skills event at Canterbury College on Friday 10th March 2023! It was a huge success engaging over 200 students including 160 competitors and 40+ helpers! Thanks to our external judges from many local businesses and our main sponsors (see programme). Congratulations to all the amazing student medalists and finalists across 26 skills competitions. Thank you to all the staff from our partner colleges that helped make it happen and to Canterbury College for its excellent job as host venue for 2023! #KFE4Skills

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KFE4Skills23 - Competition Specs & Guides 2023

The various skills specs will be updated and added below as they are completed in-year. Usually we expect to have these in place by early New Year. They are developed in consultation with the designated leads from each college for each industry skill. The buttons will change to amber when draft and green when 'live'.


KFE reserves the right to change and amend specifications/briefs up to the date of the event. Such amendments will be to ensure they are functional and deliverable and meet any health and safety or other requirements identified, including Covid-19 safe requirements. Please check back regularly!

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KFE4Skills Medal Summaries #KFE4Skills 2019 & 2022

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KFE4Skills 2019 and 2020 were a great success! KFE thanks all the colleges and competitors for making these such great days! Over 200 students took part in over 25 industry competitions to receive gold, silver and bronze medals across the categories. 

Thanks also to all the staff, student helpers, models, judges, sponsor judges, our key sponsor City & Guilds and media partner KM Media Group for making KFE4Skills such a fantastic event.
An especial thanks to Canterbury College and MidKent College Medway Campus and to their staff teams for supporting KFE in 2019 and 2020 respectively with event organisation and delivery of the competition rounds.

Summary medal tables are now available via the button links on this page. Once again congratulations to all the medalists and finalists.

The Programmes for KFE4Skills Summer Showcases 2021 and 2022 can also be viewed via the buttons on this page. The videos from the 2022 showcase are now available to view.

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