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WorldSkills Competitions

The WorldSkills Competition occurs every two years and is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world that truly reflects global industry. The Competitors represent the best of their peers and are selected from skills competitions in WorldSkills Member countries and regions. They demonstrate technical abilities both individually and collectively to execute specific tasks for which they study and/or perform in their workplace.

One of the main legacies of the WorldSkills Competitions is to give visibility and importance to professional education, as one of the true tools of socioeconomic transformation.

The Competition also provides leaders in industry, government and education with the opportunity to exchange information and best practices regarding industry and professional education. New ideas and processes inspire school-aged youth to dedicate themselves to technical and technological careers and towards to a better future.

All Competitions

NumberYearCity, CountryCompetition Results
46 2021 Shanghai, China  
45 2019 Kazan, Russia  
44 2017 Abu Dhabi, UAE  Results
43 2015 São Paulo, Brazil  Results
42 2013 Leipzig, Germany  Results
41 2011 London, United Kingdom  Results
40 2009 Calgary, Canada  Results
39 2007 Shizuoka, Japan Results
38 2005  Helsinki, Finland  Results
37 2003 St Gallen, Switzerland  Results
36 2001 Seoul, Korea  Results
35 1999 Montreal, Canada  
34 1997 St. Gallen, Switzerland  
33 1995 Lyon, France  
32 1993 Taipei, Chinese Taipei  
31 1991 Amsterdam, Netherlands  
30 1989 Birmingham, United Kingdom  
29 1988 Sydney, Australia  
28 1985 Osaka, Japan  
27 1983 Linz, Austria  
26 1981 Atlanta, USA  
25 1979 Cork, Ireland  
24 1978 Busan, Korea  
23 1977 Utrecht, Netherlands  
22 1975 Madrid, Spain  
21 1973 Munich, Germany  
20 1971 Gijón, Spain  
19 1970 Tokyo, Japan  
18 1969 Brussels, Belgium  
17 1968 Bern, Switzerland  
16 1967 Madrid, Spain  
15 1966 Utrecht, Netherlands  
14 1965 Glasgow, United Kingdom  
13 1964 Lisbon, Portugal  
12 1963 Dublin, Ireland  
11 1962 Gijón, Spain  
10 1961 Duisburg, Germany  
09 1960 Barcelona, Spain  
08 1959 Modena, Italy  
07 1958 Brussels, Belgium  
06 1957 Madrid, Spain  
05 1956 Madrid, Spain  
04 1955 Madrid, Spain  
03 1953 Madrid, Spain  
02 1951 Madrid, Spain  
01 1950 Madrid, Spain  
 

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