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WorldSkills Standards Specifications

The WorldSkills Standards Specifications reflect the global occupations or work roles that are represented by the WorldSkills Competition.

Within a framework to ensure their validity, clarity and consistency, the Specifications: 

  • cover the specialist, technical and generic skills that comprise intermediate work roles across the world
  • set out what a capable practitioner must know, understand, and do
  • are prepared, with guidance, by technical and vocational WorldSkills Experts
  • are consulted upon and updated biennially with industry and business worldwide
  • indicate the relative importance of each section of the standards, as advised by industry and business. 

The prime value of the Specifications is threefold:

  • as the reference points for the WorldSkills Competition they establish the baseline from which to grow and reward authentic vocational performance
  • for WorldSkills Members and more widely they provide a benchmark for national and regional standards 
  • as economies and markets become increasingly international, the Specifications support young people and adults to survive and thrive in the modern world.

 

Download Standards Specifications

Construction and Building Technology













Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
38



Creative Arts and Fashion








Information and Communication Technology


IT Network Systems Administration
39


IT Software Solutions for Business
09




Web Design and Development
17


Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

















Social and Personal Services







Pâtisserie and Confectionery
32



Transportation and Logistics








 

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