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Skills Competitions

Skills competitions held around the world to showcase and inspire world-class excellence in skills and introduce youth to a variety of skilled careers.

WorldSkills aims to:

  • Expose youth to a variety of skilled careers and equip them with the tools and resources they need to build a future.
  • Communicate the benefits of holding a WorldSkills event to Members.
  • Organize skill competitions and events for young people on all levels all over the world.
  • Be a place and a platform for celebrating world-class excellence in skills by showcasing the next generation of skills talent.
  • Explain the motivational and educational benefit of competitions by showing how they build Competitors’ character, confidence, commitment, and self-esteem.
  • Offer companies, industries, and trades a chance to meet and recruit skilled people who have demonstrated that they are at the “top of their game.”


WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

14-19 October 2017

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How to compete

Members have different ways of selecting their team members so it is best to contact the Member in your country/region.

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