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Electronics in action

Assembling and wiring products, testing systems, and designing prototype circuits.

Electronics could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Fixing things
  • Making things
  • Using computers
  • Using tools

More about Electronics

Variety is the key to a successful career in electronics. Technicians and engineers are needed to operate specialist equipment in workplaces that will range from aerospace and the armed forces to the entertainment industry, robotics, education, health, and telecommunications.

Technicians and engineers will need to understand detailed specifications and international quality standards and keep abreast of the latest developments in technology.

Why choose Electronics?

I can use my skill to control many things, like a motorcycle or its engine. Not everyone can do it, so I think this is the best thing for me about my skill. Technological progress is fast. If you want to enter the high-tech industry, you should consider this skill.
— YU-CHIH TSAI, Competitor at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Recent medallists in Electronics

WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

  • Photo of Zelong Liu

    Zelong Liu


  • Photo of Mario Liechti

    Mario Liechti


  • Photo of Baekjun Kim

    Baekjun Kim


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Our partners

One of the world’s leading technology companies, Samsung is at the cutting edge of products like smartphones, TVs and wearable devices, as well as network systems, memory and LED solutions. The company’s strong belief in the power of skills is shown by its continuing support for talented young people.

Autodesk is a leader in advanced manufacturing, Digital Construction, and entertainment software, providing free access to professional software and learning resources to WorldSkills experts and competitors for use in preparation and competition. As a trusted advisor to people preparing for the future of work, Autodesk supports 8 Digital Skills across the Categories Manufacturing & Engineering Technology (Skill 03, Skill 05, Skill 16, Skill 42, Skill 43, Skill 45, Skill 59), Construction & Building Technology (Skill 58) and Creative Arts & Fashion: (Skill 50). If you’d like to learn more about Autodesk and our Initiatives, take a look at our WorldSkills Partner Website.

A Global Industry Partner, Fluke’s products range from industrial electronic installation, maintenance and service, to precision measurement and quality control.Typical customers and users include technicians, engineers, metrologists, medical-device manufacturers, and computer network professionals.

As a leader in electrification, automation and digitalization, Siemens offers automation hardware and software in sectors from automobiles to steel in more than 200 countries. It seeks to raise skills to industrial levels by providing world class products and knowhow to WorldSkills Competitors and Experts.

Occupational Standard

The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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