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A Proud Moment For Oman

Oman has celebrated its most successful skills competition to date.

The third Oman Vocational Skills Competition brought together some fifty young Competitors to demonstrate their expertise across seven different disciplines.

Young men and women from seven vocational colleges in Oman took part in the Competition at Seeb Vocational College in the capital city of Muscat. They showed their talents in a variety of skills from Welding and Electronic Engineering to Air-conditioning and Refrigeration. Hairdressers and Painters and Decorators completed the skills line-up.

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Celebrate with us World Youth Skills Day

WorldSkills is proud to recognize World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) on 15 July 2018! Share with us videos using #SkillsChangeLives and #WYSD to join WorldSkills and other organizations like the United Nations, to raise awareness on the importance of youth developing skills. 

We believe #SkillsChangeLives. Through the power of skills individuals, communities, and countries are propelled towards a more prosperous future.


Kazan  – World Cup host city

Kazan, Russia which is known internationally as an event destination, has been a host city for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Ahead of hosting the next WorldSkills Competition, 22-27 August 2019, Kazan is welcoming tens of thousands of football fans to enjoy its epic architecture and warm hospitality as one of 10 Russian cities organizing the World Cup.

This is not the first time that the capital city of Tatarstan has hosted a major world-scale event. In 2013 the XXVII Summer Universiade were held in Kazan, and in 2015 the 16th FINA World Championships, followed by the FIFA Football Confederations Cup in 2017.

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World Youth Skills Day - 15 July #SkillsChangeLives

WorldSkills is proud to recognize World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2018! Use #SkillsChangeLives and #WYSD to join WorldSkills and the United Nations, to raise awareness on the importance of youth developing skills.

We believe #SkillsChangeLives. Through the power of skills individuals, communities, and countries are propelled towards a more prosperous future. To share these stories we partnered with #HashTagOurStories to host free online social media workshops leading up to World Youth Skills Day. Over 70 Competitors, Members and partners took part in the sessions.

Our Champions Trust representatives were tasked to put their new skills to the test to show us how skills change their lives. Following are highlights of their stories. Watch more stories on our Facebook page.


WorldSkills India Wins Prestigious Gold Award

WorldSkills India has won its very own Gold medal for its #MakeIndiaProud social media campaign, which reached more than five million people.

The WorldSkills India team won Gold in the India Content Leadership Awards – one of the most prestigious awards for digital marketing in India.

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