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Improving the world with the power of skills

WorldSkills is showcasing the value of skills and raising the recognition of skilled professionals worldwide.

Skills are the foundation of modern life. Everything, from the houses we live in to the societies we create, is the result of skills. They are the driving force behind successful careers and companies, thriving industries, and economies. Skills keep the world working.

Upcoming Events and Competitions

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WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

14-19 October 2017

53rd National Skills Competition
4-7 December 2015

National Competition Denmark
4-6 February 2016

4th GCC Skills
26-28 April 2016
Saudi Arabia

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Samsung Stanley Black & Decker

Latest News

See, do and try - You could do it all at The Skills Show

From 19-21 November The Skills Show - the largest skills and careers event in the United Kingdom (UK) - was brimming with excitement over competition in more than 55 WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions, and buzzing with the energy of approximately 75,000 visitors inspired to experience - first hand - interactive "Have a Go" activities showing them a bit about work-based skills from web design to healthcare. There were sessions where you could listen to professionals telling the story of the pathway to their success, conversation areas where you could speak with representatives from colleges and employers, and stands where you could learn about different industries, technologies, training opportunities, and products. The "Your Next Step" area provided information and applications for apprenticeships, traineeships, and work placements; at "The Staff Room", teachers, parents and guardians, and career professionals gained advice and shared ideas and resources related to career support.

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WorldSkills seeks Marketing and Communications Manager

WorldSkills is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to join the Secretariat. This position will provide marketing, social media, digital media, public relations, and communications support to the Communications, Marketing and Special Events Director.

Join the virtual team and work with the global Secretariat from anywhere in the world.

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