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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

Skills Heroes - finals
17-19 March 2016

Skills Talents, finals
24 March 2016

4th GCC Skills
26-28 April 2016
Saudi Arabia

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Latest News

Mastercam joins WorldSkills as a Global Partner

As the twelfth Global Partner, Mastercam bring expertise in Machining Software.

WorldSkills International is happy to welcome Mastercam and its expertise in CNC machining software to the Global Partner group. Mastercam products are sold through their worldwide network of certified value-added Resellers. Their Resellers provide the highest level of service, including product training, start-up services, and ongoing support. Being a Global Partner helps to bring skills excellence to the WorldSkills Members.

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Senegal Knocking On WorldSkills’ Door

Events organized by WorldSkills France are always an opportunity to make new connections and learn about major projects. This proved true again in 2014 and 2015. EuroSkills Lille 2014 brought together over 500 candidates from 27 European countries competing in 41 skills and the 43rd WorldSkills France National Finals in Strasburg where 830 candidates who were also Regional Champions competed in 50 skills. 

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