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October 2018

  1. National Competition Printing Technology

    22-25 October 2018

    Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG – Print Media Center, Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany

  2. National Competition Grafic Design & Web Design and Development

    22-25 October 2018

    Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG – Print Media Center, Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany

  3. National Competition Norway

    23-25 October 2018


    National Competition for apprentices and young workers

  4. WorldSkills Russia Hi-Tech Competition

    27-29 October 2018

    Ekaterinburg, Russia

  5. Guangzhou / Hong Kong / Macao / Chengdu Youth Skills Competition (GHMCYSC)

    30-31 October 2018

    Macau, Macao, China

    Young competitors from Guangzhou, Macau and Chengdu, and Hong Kong team will represent their region and go through a keen competition in several trades, including Electrical Installation, Fashion Technology, Patisserie and Confectionery, Restaurant Services, and Web Design and Development.

November 2018

  1. 56th National Skills Competition

    2-5 November 2018

    Okinawa, Japan

  2. European Vocational Skills Week 2018

    5-9 November 2018

    Vienna, Austria,

    An integral part of the European vocational skills week (#EUVocationalSkills), #CedefopPhotoAward 2018 is an initiative endorsed by the European Commission, aiming to showcase the vocational education and training (VET) experience and raise its visibility across the European Union, Norway and Iceland.

  3. WorldSkills UK LIVE

    15-17 November 2018

    NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    WorldSkills UK National Finals

  4. AustrianSkills 2018

    22-25 November 2018

    Messe Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

    AustrianSkills 2018 – The Austrian State Championships as qualification for the international professional competitions The so-called AustrianSkills are the national qualification competitions in which the participants qualify for the international vocational competitions. Based on the level of international competitions, young professionals compete for a ticket to WorldSkills or EuroSkills every two years at the Austrian State Championships. This year the qualification for WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan (Russia) and EuroSkills 2020 in Graz (for the first time in the history of EuroSkills in Austria) will take place from November, 22nd to 25th at the Messe Congress Salzburg. In its own competition halls with approx. 18,000 sqm of competition area, the crème de la crème of the local skilled workers - from the cutting technicians, mechatronic specialists, masons, bakers and carpenters to painters - can be found at the strenuous competition work can be observed. The 350 participants prove their willingness to work, psychological and physical resilience as well as above-average craftsmanship and technical skills in about 40 different professions. More than 30,000 visitors are expected.

  5. WorldSkills Asia Competition

    25-27 November 2018

    Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    The Skills Categories are: Web Design, Graphics Design Technology, Mechnical Engineering Design - CAD, IT Software Solution, IT Network System Administration.

  6. WorldSkills Liechtenstein 50th Anniversary

    27 November 2018

    Dorfsaal, Triesenberg, Principality of Liechtenstein

    WorldSkills Liechtenstein celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the WorldSkills Membership o The programme contains a review of the successful journey of WorldSkills Liechtenstein since we have joined WorldSkills in July 1968. o An award ceremony for honoured experts and delegates. o A glance into the future of WorldSkills Liechtenstein o And most important the nomination of the competitors for Kazan 2019

  7. National Skills Competition, WorldSkills France

    28 November 2018 - 1 December 2018

    Caen, Normandie, France

    650 competitors, 51 skills

March 2019

  1. Skill Grand Prix

    1-4 March 2019

    Hyogo, Japan

  2. International Women's Day

    8 March 2019

  3. Icelandic National Skills Competition

    14-16 March 2019

    Reykjavík, Laugardalshöll, Iceland

    Mín framtíð - Íslandsmót iðn- og verkgreina og framhaldsskólakynning

  4. Skills The Finals

    20-22 March 2019

    RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  5. 1st National Competition WorldSkills Croatia

    26-28 March 2019

    Zagreb, Croatia

April 2019

  1. National Competition Denmark

    4-6 April 2019

    Næstved, Denmark, Denmark

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May 2019

  1. National Skills Competition

    7-10 May 2019

    Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia

    National Skills Competitions for Young Professionals “SkillsLatvia 2019”.

  2. Finnish National Skills Competition, Taitaja2019

    21-23 May 2019

    Joensuu Arena, Joensuu, Finland, Finland

    Over 40 skills, hundreds of competitors and tens of thousands of visitors together create Taitaja, the biggest educational event in Finland. The event aims to promote vocational education, improve connections between vocational schools and companies, and increase the awareness of vocational education and professional skills. The host city of the event changes every year and in 2019 Taitaja will be held in the Finnish city of Joensuu.

July 2019

  1. World Youth Skills Day

    15 July 2019

August 2019

  1. WorldSkills Kazan 2019

    22-27 August 2019

    Kazan Expo, Kazan, Russia

    45th WorldSkills Competition

September 2020

  1. EuroSkills 2020

    16-20 September 2020

    Exhibition Centre Graz, Graz, Austria

October 2020

  1. WorldSkills General Assembly and Conference 2020

    5-8 October 2020

    Dublin, Ireland

September 2021

  1. WorldSkills Shanghai 2021

    1-30 September 2021

    Shanghai, China

    46th WorldSkills Competition