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1 September 2011

WorldSkills London 2011 - the Visitor journey

logo_wsc2011_r300_184h_cmyk_wws.jpgBy Sally Eley, WorldSkills London 2011

Organisers of WorldSkills London 2011 want visitors to be inspired and come away from the event feeling enthusiastic and informed about their future careers. WorldSkills London 2011 will take visitors on a four stage interactive journey.

  1. Competition skill areas:
    Visitors can watch the highly talented and passionate young international Competitors compete to be the best in the world in one of 46 skill areas over the four day period. Visitors will learn why these skills are needed, the jobs available, the Competition project taking place, what the Competitors are trying to achieve and the level of skills on display.
  2. Have a Go:
    Near each Competition area, visitors can Have a Go at interactive bite-size activities across a full range of industry sectors.
  3. Free careers advice:
    impartial careers advice will be provided by partners offering help with visitors’ questions about future job and career possibilities. Following this, visitors will be signposted and encouraged to visit the Make it Happen exhibition area.
  4. Make it Happen exhibition area:
    Set against the impressive backdrop of the main Showcase stage, the Make it Happen exhibition area will play host to colleges, training providers, employers and many more. Visitors can gain a better understanding of what opportunities are on offer and the paths available to them.