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November 2019

  1. 57th National Skills Competition

    15-18 November 2019

    Aichi Prefecture, Japan

    The Japanese National Skills Competition is a competition in which young skilled workers age 23 or under (except for a few job trades) pit their skills against each other. It is held for the purpose of encouraging the development of skilled workers of the next generation.The National Skills Competition also serves as a qualifying event for the WorldSkills Competition.

  2. WorldSkills UK LIVE

    21-23 November 2019

    NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    UK’s largest experiential skills, careers and apprenticeships event which hosts the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions

December 2019

  1. WorldSkills ASEAN 2020 - Technical Committee Meeting

    8-13 December 2019


January 2020

  1. National Competition Denmark

    16-18 January 2020

    Copenhagen - Bella Center (Expo), Denmark

February 2020

  1. National Competition Portugal

    9-14 February 2020

    Setúbal, Portugal

    • 400 competitors • 41 skills

March 2020

  1. WorldSkills Europe Competition Preparation Meeting

    16-19 March 2020

    Graz, Austria

May 2020

  1. WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition and Carnival 2020

    15-16 May 2020

    Hong kong, Hong Kong, China

    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.

July 2020

  1. WorldSkills ASEAN 2020

    25-30 July 2020

    Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

September 2020

  1. EuroSkills Graz 2020

    16-20 September 2020

    Exhibition Centre Graz, Graz, Austria

October 2020

  1. WorldSkills General Assembly 2020

    5-8 October 2020

    Dublin, Ireland

    General Assembly and Conference

September 2021

  1. WorldSkills Shanghai 2021

    22-27 September 2021

    Shanghai, China

    46th WorldSkills Competition