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Past Events

 

July 2017

  1. Global Skills Challenge

    5-8 July 2017

    Newcastle, Australia

    www.worldskills.org.au

June 2017

  1. Skills USA - National Leadership and Skills Conference

    19-23 June 2017

    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, United States of America

    www.skillsusa.org

    You can watch the review video from 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC_Ev-guIbg&feature=youtu.be

  2. WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition 2017

    16-17 June 2017

    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

    www.worldskillshongkong.org

  3. WorldSkills China National Competition

    5-9 June 2017

    Oriental Sports Center (Shanghai) and Suzhou Expo (Suzhou), Shanghai and Suzhou, China

    www.cisc2017.com

May 2017

  1. Skills Canada National Competition

    31 May 2017 - 3 June 2017

    Winnipeg, Manitoba, RBC Convention Centre, Canada

    skillscompetencescanada.com

  2. IgnITE Skills Challenge 2017

    23 May 2017

    ITE College West, Singapore, Singapore

    www.igniteskillschallenge.com

    The IgnITE Skills Challenge is a skills competition organised by the Institute of Technical Education, Singapore, to excite secondary school students about the value of vocational and skills education. Students can participate in 12 challenges that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

  3. WorldSkills Europe Leaders Forum

    17 May 2017

    Palais des Congrès, Namur, Belgium

    worldskillseurope.org

    Conferences: 1.How to train futur skills teachers ? 2.Digital methods for cooperative education 3.What about soft-skills ? 4.Development perspectives in a digital world for teachers and educational trainers

  4. Digital Skills Village

    16 May 2017

    Namur Palais des Congrès, Namur, Belgium

    www.worldskillsbelgium.be

    A Day of Best Practices in "try-a skils' for studens and workshops for teachers connecting the theme: renew teaching methods in a digital world.

  5. 5th WorldSkills Russia National Competition

    15-19 May 2017

    Krasnodar, Russia

    worldskills.ru

    The schedule for the National Competition: • 15.05: Opening Ceremony • 16.05-19.05: Competition days • 19.05: Closing Ceremony

  6. Finnish National Skills Competition, Taitaja2017

    15-18 May 2017

    Helsinki, Finland

    www.taitaja2017.fi

  7. WorldSkills Europe General Assembly

    14-18 May 2017

    Palais des Congrès, Namur, Belgium

    worldskillseurope.org

  8. Noor Meister 2017/ Youth Masters 2017

    4-5 May 2017

    Estonian Fair Centre, Tallinn, Estonia

    www.noormeister.ee

    Estonian National Competition

April 2017

  1. School Championships Norway

    26-27 April 2017

    Lillehammer, Hamar and Trondheim, Norway

    worldskills.no

    About 240 young students, in the age of 16-20, will participate in the first national Competitions for schools. Most participants are in the second year of their 4 year VET program.

  2. SkillStar Festival

    24-26 April 2017

    HUNGEXPO Trade Fare, Halls F and G, Budapest, Hungary

    www.skillshungary.hu

    If you would like to visit, for more information contact Ms Zsofia Csiszar (csiszar.zsofia@mkik.hu)

  3. National Skills Competition

    20-22 April 2017

    Riga, Latvia

    viaa.gov.lv

  4. Emirates Skills National Competition

    11-13 April 2017

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

    www.emiratesskills.ae

March 2017

  1. Startech Days - Award ceremony

    30 March 2017

    Opéra Royal de Liège, Liège, Belgium

    www.worldskillsbelgium.be

  2. Team UK Selection for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

    29 March 2017 - 7 May 2017

    UK wide, United Kingdom

    www.worldskillsuk.org

  3. WorldSkills Americas General Assembly 2017

    21-22 March 2017

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    www.ntm.al.senai.br

    Incl. WorldSkills Americas Leaders Forum

  4. Startech Days - National Skills Championship Belgium

    20-21 March 2017

    Bruxelles and Namur, Belgium

    www.worldskillsbelgium.be

  5. Skills Heroes - finals

    16-18 March 2017

    RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    www.skillsheroes.nl

  6. Icelandic National Skills Competition

    16-18 March 2017

    Reykjavík, Laugardalshöll, Iceland

    verkidn.is

  7. National Skills Competition Bahrain

    12-16 March 2017

    Kingdom of Bahrain

    www.skillsbahrain.com

  8. National Skills Competition, WorldSkills France

    9-11 March 2017

    Bordeaux, France

    www.worldskills-france.org

  9. International Women's Day

    8 March 2017

    www.worldskills.org

    WorldSkills is proud to formally endorse HeForShe – a solidarity movement for gender equality, led by the United Nations.

  10. WorldSkills UK National Competitions

    1 March 2017 - 7 April 2017

    UK wide, United Kingdom

    www.worldskillsuk.org

February 2017

  1. National Skills Competition

    28 February 2017 - 4 March 2017

    IFEMA Trade Fair Institution of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    www.todofp.es

    312 Competitors, in 25 Skills, from 17 autonomous regions and the cities of Ceuta and Trade Fair Institution, will participate in this event.

  2. National Competition Saudi Arabia

    20-22 February 2017

    Secondary Industrial Institute, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    www.tvtc.gov.sa

  3. WorldSkills South Africa, National Competition

    14-16 February 2017

    International Convention Centre (ICC), Durban, South Africa

    www.worldskillssa.dhet.gov.za

    There will be approximately 120 participants from public TVET Colleges, Private Colleges, Universities of Technology, and Industry will compete in 22 skill areas. In addition, the competition will attract over 3000 high school learners from schools around the KwaZulu Natal Province to attend.

January 2017

  1. WorldSkills Competition Preparation Week

    29 January 2017 - 3 February 2017

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  2. National Competition Denmark

    26-28 January 2017

    Gigantium, Aalborg Øst, Denmark, Denmark

    www.Skillsdenmark.dk

December 2016

  1. Irish National Skills Competition

    7-10 December 2016

    Institute of Technology, Dublin and Cork, Ireland

    www.facebook.com

November 2016

  1. EuroSkills 2016

    30 November 2016 - 4 December 2016

    Gothenburg, Sweden

    euroskills2016.com

  2. AustrianSkills 2016

    17-20 November 2016

    Messe Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

    www.wko.at

  3. Brazil`s National Competition 2016

    10-13 November 2016

    Brasilia, Brazil

    portaldaindustria.com.br

October 2016

  1. 36th National Abilympics

    28-30 October 2016

    Yamagata, Japan

    www.javada.or.jp

  2. 17th National Skills Competition Iran

    23-26 October 2016

    Iran (Islamic Republic of)

  3. 54th National Skills Competition

    21-24 October 2016

    Yamagata, Japan

    www.javada.or.jp

  4. National Competition Norway

    17-20 October 2016

    Norway

    www.worldskills.no

  5. WorldSkills Australia National Competition

    6-9 October 2016

    Melbourne, Australia

    www.worldskills.org.au

  6. WorldSkills General Assembly 2016

    2-7 October 2016

    Niagara Falls, USA-Canada border, Canada

    www.worldskills2016.com

    For the first time in WorldSkills' history: Skills USA and Skills/ Competence Canada will co-host the General Assembly.

September 2016

  1. WorldSkills New Zealand National Finals

    29 September 2016 - 2 October 2016

    Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand

    www.worldskills.org.nz

  2. National Skills Competition Italy/ South Tyrol

    29 September 2016 - 1 October 2016

    Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

    www.worldskills.it

  3. ASEAN Skills Competition

    19-29 September 2016

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    www.wsasean.org

  4. National Skills Competition Namibia

    14-17 September 2016

    Ramatex Complex, Windhoek, Namibia

    www.nta.com.na

  5. National Skills Competition Korea

    5-12 September 2016

    Seoul Metropolitan city, Korea

    skill.hrdkorea.or.kr

    About 2,000 competitors in 49 different skills gather in Seoul and show their skills in front of thousands of visitors. Winners of this competition obtain the chance to participate in the selection competition for WSC2017.

  6. Regional Skills Competitions

    1 September 2016 - 31 October 2016

    France

    www.worldskills-france.org

    Regional events take place between January and October 2016 on various locations throughout the country, please see website for exact dates and additional information.

August 2016

  1. 46th National Skills Competition

    9-13 August 2016

    See below, Taichung City, Chinese Taipei

    www.labor.gov.tw

    47 trades Skill Competitions and approximately 1000 Competitors and 160 Experts. The Competition is taking place in the middle of Taiwan, on 4 Competition Sites: * 35 Skill Competitions, including Polymechanics and Automation, are taking place in Taichung-Changhua-Nantou Regional Branch. * 6 Skill Competitions, including Floristry, are taking place in the Academy of Labor, Taichung-Changhua-Nantou Regional Branch. * 5 Skill Competitions, including Pâtisserie and Confectionery,are taking place in the Overseas Chinese University, Taichung. * 1 Skill Competition, Aircraft Maintenance, is taking place in the Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaohsiung. *** For further information please contact: Mr. Yueh-Jyh Lin lyj@wda.gov.tw or phone: 886-4-22595700 ext. 502

July 2016

  1. World Youth Skills Day 2016

    15 July 2016

    Worldwide,

    www.worldskills.org

    15 July is World Youth Skills Day – a dedicated day focusing global attention on the relevance and critical importance of skills and youth development as a tool to benefit economies and societies.

June 2016

  1. Skills USA - National Leadership and Skills Conference

    20-24 June 2016

    Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, United States of America

    www.skillsusa.org