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Taitajien Taitaja

Every year, one of the gold medallists in the Finnish Championship is selected as the Taitajien Taitaja, who will represent vocational education and promote the competition activities for one year.


The jury of the Taitaja Competition has selected Taitajien Taitaja from among the competitors since 2002.

The rules state the selection criteria as follows: "Taitajien Taitaja is the best competitor in their skills category. They are proud of their skills, profession, and vocational training. They are a positive and extroverted representative of their skill and vocational education and training. The Taitajien Taitaja is willing and able to act as a representative of their professional field and of vocational education and training as a whole."

Taitajien Taitaja for 2023 is Viljami Turve from Tampere Vocational College Tredu. Viljami won gold in Plumbing and Heating in Taitaja2023 Espoo, and silver in Taitaja2022 Pori.