What is WorldSkills?


Founded in 1950, WorldSkills is an international movement and is the global hub for skills excellence and development with the vision to improve the world through the power of skills. It brings young learners and apprentices together, giving them the chance to compete, experience, and learn how to become the best in their skill of choice.

WorldSkills aims to raise the profile and recognition of skilled people, and show how important skills are in achieving economic growth and personal success.

Benefits and opportunities include:

  • Achievement and mastery of world-class skills.
  • Enhanced Personalised learner training and growth.
  • Reducing the skills shortage.
  • Increased productivity.
  • Raising standards in technical and vocational education.