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Past Events


November 2016

  1. Brazil`s National Competition 2016

    10-13 November 2016

    Brasilia, Brazil

October 2016

  1. 36th National Abilympics

    28-30 October 2016

    Yamagata, Japan

  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

  4. National Competition Norway

    17-20 October 2016


  5. WorldSkills Australia National Competition

    6-9 October 2016

    Melbourne, Australia

  6. WorldSkills General Assembly 2016

    2-7 October 2016

    Niagara Falls, USA-Canada border, Canada

    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 to 2 October 2016

    Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand

  2. National Skills Competition Italy/ South Tyrol

    29 September to 1 October 2016

    Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

  3. ASEAN Skills Competition

    19-29 September 2016

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  4. National Skills Competition Namibia

    14-17 September 2016

    Ramatex Complex, Windhoek, Namibia

  5. National Skills Competition Korea

    5-12 September 2016

    Seoul Metropolitan city, Korea

    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 to 31 October 2016


    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

    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 or phone: 886-4-22595700 ext. 502

July 2016

  1. World Youth Skills Day 2016

    15 July 2016


    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

  2. Irish National Skills Competition

    14-17 June 2016

    Aviation Technology Centre and Grangegorman Campus, Dublin, Ireland

  3. Skills Canada National Competition

    5-8 June 2016

    Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

May 2016

  1. National Skills Competition Armenia

    27-28 May 2016

    Yerevan, Regional State College, Armenia

  2. 4th WorldSkills Russia National Competition

    23-27 May 2016

    Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia

  3. National Competition Portugal

    22-27 May 2016

    Coimbra, Portugal

  4. National Skills Competition Belarus

    17-19 May 2016

    Roofed Soccer Arena, Minsk, Belarus

    During the National Championship there will be competitions where professional excellence will be assessed in over 30 skills, with participation of over 250 young professionals from the Republic of Belarus, Central and Eastern Europe.
    As part of the Educational Forum, an International Conference “Professional Potential of the Youth as an Effective Resource for Economic and Social Growth” will take place.

  5. WorldSkills Barbados 2016

    13-16 May 2016

    Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Bridgetown, Barbados

  6. National Skills Competition Sweden

    11-13 May 2016

    Malmö, Sweden

  7. Emirates Skills National Competition

    10-12 May 2016

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates

  8. Finnish National Skills Competition, Taitaja2016

    9-12 May 2016

    Seinäjoki, Finland

April 2016

  1. GCC Skills

    26-28 April 2016

    Dammam City, Saudi Arabia

  2. SkillStar Festival

    18-19 April 2016


  3. WorldSkills Europe General Assembly

    17-19 April 2016

    Gothenburg, Sweden

  4. Regional Skills Competitions Korea

    6-14 April 2016

    See below, Korea

    Various locations throughout the seventeen regions and cities, South Korea.
    See website for additional information

March 2016

  1. Skills Talents - finals

    24 March 2016

    Deltapark Neeltje Jans, Zeeland, Netherlands

  2. Skills Heroes - finals

    17-19 March 2016

    RAI, hall 8, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. Startech Days - National Skills Championship Belgium

    14-15 March 2016

    Bruxelles, Charleroi and Liège, Belgium

  4. Noor Meister 2016/ Youth Masters 2016

    10-11 March 2016

    Estonian Fair Centre, Tallinn, Estonia

    Estonian National Competition

February 2016

  1. National Competition Denmark

    4-6 February 2016

    Fredericia, Denmark, Denmark

  2. 26th Thai National Skills Competition

    3-5 February 2016

    12 Regional Skills Development Institutes all over ., Thailand

January 2016

  1. 16th National Skills Competition Iran

    30 January to 2 February 2016

    Iran (Islamic Republic of)

December 2015

  1. Irish National Skills Competition

    9-12 December 2015

    Cork, Ireland

  2. 53rd National Skills Competition

    4-7 December 2015

    Makuhari Messe, Chiba city, Japan

November 2015

  1. National Skills Competition Armenia

    27-28 November 2015

    Yerevan, Regional State College, Armenia

  2. The Skills Show

    19-21 November 2015

    NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

October 2015

  1. Worldskills Malaysia National Competition

    17-21 October 2015

    Centre For Instructor And Advanced Skills Training (CIAST), Shah Alam, Malaysia

  2. National Skills Competition Korea

    5-12 October 2015

    Ulsan Metropolitan city, Korea

September 2015

  1. 45th National Skills Competition

    16-18 September 2015

    Taichung-Changhua-Nantou Regional Branch of Workforce Development Agency, Taichung, Chinese Taipei

    Closing Ceremony is organized by TW Ministry of Labor at 19 September, 2015.

August 2015

  1. WorldSkills Leaders Forum (WSLF)

    13 August 2015

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

  2. WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

    12-15 August 2015

    Anhembi Park, São Paulo, Brazil

    43rd WorldSkills Competition

July 2015

  1. World Youth Skills Day 2015

    15 July 2015


    To raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development, the United Nations General Assembly has decided to celebrate the first World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) on 15 July 2015.

    The United Nations in Bonn will observe the first World Youth Skills Day together with guests from Bonn University, WorldSkills competitors and UN Bonn staff with a panel discussion on “Youth skills for work and life in the post-2015 agenda”.

May 2015

  1. DACH- Wettbwerb

    26-28 May 2015

    SICK AG, Waldkirch, Germany

    Vergleichswettkampf Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz und Liechtenstein in Mechatroniker, Technischer Zeichner CAD und Industrieelektroniker

    Comparative Competition Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein in Mechatronics, CAD Technician and Industrial Electronics

  2. WorldSkills Europe General Assembly

    20-21 May 2015

    Helsinki, Finland

  3. 3rd WorldSkills Russia National Competition

    19-23 May 2015

    Kazan, Russia