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Canada and USA awarded WorldSkills General Assembly 2016 hosting rights

1083343_10152662524425090_2029667816_o.jpgDuring the WorldSkills General Assembly in Lucerne, Switzerland, Skills/Compétences Canada in conjunction with SkillsUSA were granted the hosting rights of the 2016 event.

Tim Lawrence, CEO of SkillsUSA co-presented the bid to host the meeting and had this to say about the plans for 2016, “SkillsUSA is extremely excited to be working in cooperation with Skills/Compétences Canada to bring the world to the 2016 meeting of WorldSkills General Assembly. Niagara Falls will offer Delegates a world class meeting venue, as well as an opportunity to tap into top industry, education and government leaders and experts from across North America.”

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FAQ

What is WorldSkills?
WorldSkills is a skills competition, jobs and careers event held every two years. The next one will be in 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.

Can anybody visit the WorldSkills Competition?
Yes, everybody who is interested in the Competition, can come and visit WorldSkills São Paulo 2015.

How can I take part in WorldSkills?
In order to take part in the Competition, you would first have to start training on one of the 46 skills: Convince your instructor or your boss and use your skills to qualify for the national team.

More information about the Competition…

Global Premium Partner of WorldSkills International

Stanley Black & Decker.

Global Industry Partners of WorldSkills International

3M Autodesk CISCO Dermalogica FESTO FLUKE
Lincoln Electric Saint Gobain Samsung Siemens

Global Supporter of WorldSkills International

American Welding Society


WorldSkills Foundation Partners

Dusseldorp Forum FESTO IAPMO
ROMI Skills Funding Agency RMIT University

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 15 May 2013 )