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If you think our calendar is missing an event, please contact Ellen Coppens at ellen.coppens@worldskills.org

December 2019

  1. WorldSkills ASEAN 2020 - Technical Committee Meeting

    8-13 December 2019

    Singapore

January 2020

  1. Regional Skills Competitions

    15 January 2020 - 15 March 2020

    France

    www.worldskills-france.org

    Regional events take place between January and March 2020 at various locations throughout the country, please see website for exact dates and additional information.

  2. National Competition Denmark

    16-18 January 2020

    Copenhagen - Bella Center (Expo), Denmark

    www.skillsdenmark.dk

February 2020

  1. TVET – Leader’s Forum 2020

    4 February 2020

    Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates

    www.actvet.gov.ae

    The TVET Leaders Forum is part of the TVET Innovation Week. This national platform brings together experts, industry representatives, government leaders, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, researchers, students and educators to exchange ideas and expertise on a range of critically important themes in the various fields that make up Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the 21st Century. Organized by Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET).

  2. National Competition Portugal

    9-14 February 2020

    Setúbal, Portugal

    www.worldskillsportugal.iefp.pt

    • 400 competitors • 41 skills

March 2020

  1. Emirates Skills National Competition

    15-17 March 2020

    Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates

    www.actvet.gov.ae

  2. WorldSkills Europe Competition Preparation Meeting

    16-19 March 2020

    Graz, Austria

April 2020

  1. WorldSkills Ghana Zonal Skills Competition

    5-7 April 2020

    Kumasi Technical University (KsTU), Kumasi & Accra Technical University (ATU), Accra, Ghana

    cotvet.gov.gh

    WorldSkills Ghana presents zonal skills competition as a pre-event selection to National Skills competition. This serves as a platform in promoting "the need for skills" and gives opportunity for skilled young people to compete among themselves. The zonal skills competition is divided into the Northern zone and the southern zone. The venue for the former is at Kumasi Technical University (KsTU), Kumasi and the latter is Accra Technical University (ATU), Accra.

  2. WorldSkills Ghana Zonal Skills Competition

    5-7 April 2020

    Kumasi Technical University (KsTU), Kumasi & Accra Technical University (ATU), Accra, Ghana

    cotvet.gov.gh

    WorldSkills Ghana presents zonal skills competition as a pre-event selection to National Skills competition. This serves as a platform in promoting "the need for skills" and gives opportunity for skilled young people to compete among themselves. The zonal skills competition is divided into the Northern zone and the southern zone. The venue for the former is at Kumasi Technical University (KsTU), Kumasi and the latter is Accra Technical University (ATU), Accra.

May 2020

  1. WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition and Carnival 2020

    15-16 May 2020

    Hong kong, Hong Kong, China

    www.worldskillshongkong.org

    WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition and Carnival 2020, Vocational and Professional Education Training (VPET) International Conference 2020, and VTC International STEM Student’s Forum and Exchange Progamme 2020. As in 2017, it is expected that this mega event will attract more than 20,000 visitors. The theme will be ‘Skilling for the Future’. The VPET International Conference 2020 aims at raising the profile of VPET in the region and connect international and local delegates from the government, enterprises, and education institutions. Renowned speakers from different countries will be invited to shed light on future skills and workforce and share their insights on future talent strategies with participants in several plenary and break-out thematic sessions. The WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition 2020 will be inviting participation from overseas teams and it will be a platform for young competitors to showcase their talents, gain exposure and network.

  2. National Skills Competition Belarus

    19-22 May 2020

    Minsk, Belarus

    worldskills.by

    In May of 2020, the 4th National Skills Competition - “WorldSkills Belarus 2020” - will be held in Minsk. The Competition combine Competitions in more than 35 professional competencies, such as: construction technologies, production and engineering technologies, information and communication technologies, transport and logistics, social and personal services, and creative professions and fashion. The competition will bring together more than 300 students, and young workers from all regions of the country.

  3. National Finals Preparation Seminar

    21-23 May 2020

    Paris, Ile-De-France, France

    www.worldskills-france.org

June 2020

  1. WorldSkills Ghana National Skills Competition

    25-27 June 2020

    TBA, Ghana

    cotvet.gov.gh

    Ghana National Skills competition is the major Skills Competition event in Ghana which brings all the skilled young competitors who emerged as the best in various skill areas in the zonal level to compete among themselves. This event also provides World Skills Ghana the opportunity to select best emerged competitors to compete in the WorldSkills Africa, Namibia 2020 and subsequently to WorldSkills Competition, Shanghai, 2021.

July 2020

  1. WorldSkills ASEAN 2020

    25-30 July 2020

    Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

August 2020

  1. WorldSkills Australia National Competition and Skills Show

    13-15 August 2020

    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

    www.skillsshow.org.au

    Skills Show Australia 2020 - Forecast to attract over 20,000 visitors, industry leaders, experts and top education providers over three action packed days. Skills Show Australia 2020 provides visitors with an opportunity to discover future careers through interactive events, demonstrations and competitions. It aims to equip young Australians with the knowledge to make an informed choice about their future career options. The Skills Show also provides them with a unique chance to network with the hundreds of industry and educational experts.

September 2020

  1. EuroSkills Graz 2020

    16-20 September 2020

    Exhibition Centre Graz, Graz, Austria

    euroskills2020.at

October 2020

  1. WorldSkills General Assembly 2020

    5-8 October 2020

    Dublin, Ireland

    worldskills2020.com

    General Assembly and Conference

  2. National Skills Competition

    8-10 October 2020

    Lyon, France, France

    www.worldskills-france.org

  3. WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2020

    25-31 October 2020

    The Dome, Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia

November 2020

  1. WorldSkills Asia Competition

    17-19 November 2020

    Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    www.worldskillsasia.net

  2. AustrianSkills 2020

    19-22 November 2020

    Messe Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

    www.wko.at

    AustrianSkills 2020– The Austrian State Championships as qualification for the international professional competitions The so-called AustrianSkills are the national qualification competitions in which the participants qualify for the international vocational competitions. Based on the level of international competitions, young professionals compete for a ticket to WorldSkills or EuroSkills every two years at the Austrian State Championships.

September 2021

  1. WorldSkills Shanghai 2021

    22-27 September 2021

    Shanghai, China

    46th WorldSkills Competition