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Mobile Robotics

Designing, building, and maintaining robots to solve problems in industries from manufacturing to aerospace, mining to medicine.

Mobile Robotics could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Fixing things
  • Making things
  • Things that move
  • Using computers
  • Using tools
  • Working as a team

More about this skill

Robots play an increasing role in our lives and places of work in areas as diverse as manufacturing, agriculture, aerospace, mining, and medicine.

Mobile robots begin with a design and then a prototype which must be programmed and tested to make sure it offers a high and consistent level of performance.

The mobile robotics engineer must be familiar with logic, microprocessors, and computer programming and prepare specifications for the robot's capabilities as they relate to the work environment. They are also responsible for cost efficient design, cost-price calculations, and quality control.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of MINHYEONG HWANG

    MINHYEONG HWANG

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of JUHYUK HWANG

    JUHYUK HWANG

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Pavel Fadeev

    Pavel Fadeev

    Russia
    Silver

  • Photo of Andrei Diubanov

    Andrei Diubanov

    Russia
    Silver

  • Photo of Zaorong Liang

    Zaorong Liang

    China
    Bronze

  • Photo of BINBIN YE

    BINBIN YE

    China
    Bronze

  • Photo of Ryota Yamamoto

    Ryota Yamamoto

    Japan
    Bronze

  • Photo of Shuji Kokune

    Shuji Kokune

    Japan
    Bronze

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of A Ron Lee

    A Ron Lee

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Hong Cheol Park

    Hong Cheol Park

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Naoki Ito

    Naoki Ito

    Japan
    Gold

  • Photo of Jun Hasegawa

    Jun Hasegawa

    Japan
    Gold

  • Photo of Maxime Marineau

    Maxime Marineau

    Canada
    Bronze

  • Zachary Larose

    Canada
    Bronze

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of Dong Chan Seo

    Dong Chan Seo

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Seung Min Kim

    Seung Min Kim

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of ALIREZA AHMADI

    ALIREZA AHMADI

    Iran
    Silver

  • Photo of Eiraj Bakhtiari

    Eiraj Bakhtiari

    Iran
    Silver

  • Photo of Takayuki Kozawa

    Takayuki Kozawa

    Japan
    Bronze

  • Photo of Masaaki Sugiura

    Masaaki Sugiura

    Japan
    Bronze


Our partners

Studica

Studica is a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of mechanical, electronic, and software systems for the mobile robotics and STEM/STEAM education markets. Studica is responsible for the development of the authorized WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition Collection and assists in the development of the skill to industry standards.


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.