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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

46 days until World Youth Skills Day!

502 days until

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

14-19 October 2017

Regional Skills Competitions
2 May 2016 - 27 November 2016

Skills Canada National Competition
5-8 June 2016

Skills USA - National Leadership and Skills Conference
21-27 June 2016
United States

Global Partners

Global Premium Partners of WorldSkills International

Samsung Stanley Black & Decker

Latest News

Emirati teenagers introduced to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 at EmiratesSkills national competition

For thousands of Emirati teenagers, this year’s EmiratesSkills Competition was also their introduction to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

The WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 team engaged and entertained visitors to the United Arab Emirates' biggest skills competition with a stand that included a chance to try spray painting, thanks to partners Jotun, and a glimpse into the future of 3-D printing with Edutech and Autodesk.

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Have your say in the future of WorldSkills

Competitors of WorldSkills Competitions have reached an elite level, achieved by only a few in the world. We want to tap into that expertise, experience, and passion at the upcoming WorldSkills Champions Forum (WSCF).

From 1-7 October 2016 WorldSkills Champions, will descend on Niagara Falls supporting the development of the WorldSkills movement. WorldSkills benefits by learning from passionate individuals who have lived the WorldSkills experience, Members provide an enhanced opportunity for their distinguished alumni, and participants have the opportunity to extend their network by meeting Champions from around the world, develop leadership skills, and increase their involvement with the WorldSkills mission.

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