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Events


If you think our calendar is missing an event, please contact Ellen Coppens at ellen.coppens@worldskills.org

March 2023

  1. Skills The Finals - The Netherlands

    23-24 March 2023

    RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands

    www.skillsthefinals.nl

    Skills The Finals is the National Championship for craftmanship. Dutch talents measure their strengths against each other in more than 60 professions. Who will be the best in The Netherlands in his or her field?

May 2023

  1. Taitaja2023 Espoo / Finnish National Skills Competition

    8-11 May 2023

    Metro Arena, Espoo, Finland

    taitaja2023.fi

    Over 40 skills, hundreds of competitors and tens of thousands of visitors together create Taitaja, the biggest educational event in Finland. In 2023, the event is organised by Omnia (the Joint Authority of Education in the Espoo region) together with Skills Finland and their partners. Taitaja aims to promote vocational education, improve connections between vocational schools and companies, and increase the awareness of vocational education and professional skills. The event is free of charge and open for public.

July 2023

  1. WorldSkills ASEAN 2023

    22-27 July 2023

    Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

    worldskillsasean.org

    WorldSkills ASEAN is the largest showcase of professional and technical skills in the ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region and brings the objectives of the WorldSkills movement to Southeast Asia. The skills competition was initiated by an agreement among ASEAN member countries in 1993 and aims to promote and raise skills standards in the ASEAN region to an international level, as well as to motivate youths to develop their skills and knowledge. ASEAN member countries take turns to host the biennial WorldSkills ASEAN Competition. For the first time, Singapore will be hosting the 13th WorldSkills ASEAN Competition from 22-27 July 2023 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. The competition will see top youth talents from the 10 ASEAN member countries competing in 22 skills areas. Apart from the skills competition, WorldSkills ASEAN Singapore 2023 will also feature interactive activities to promote skills and a skilled career to youths and the public.

August 2023

  1. WorldSkills Australia National Championship

    17-19 August 2023

    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

    The WorldSkills National Championships are run every two years and are Australia’s largest and most successful vocational education excellence competition. The event showcases over 60 skill categories and brings together hundreds of our nation’s best apprentices, trainees, educators, employers, and industry professionals to compete for the title of national champion in each skill category. The showcase event creates an interactive and engaging environment for tens of thousands of school aged children, their families, industry associations and employer groups. Those attending experience an un-matched variety of skilled trades and technology careers under the one roof and can watch the competitions, participate in Try-a-Skill demonstrations, and network with the hundreds of industry and educational experts.

September 2023

  1. EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023

    5-9 September 2023

    AMBEREXPO, Gdańsk, Poland

    worldskillseurope.org

    EuroSkills Gdansk 2023 is scheduled to take place between 5-9 September 2023 at AMBEREXPO Gdańsk. Poland expects to welcome 600 skilled young professionals from 31 countries to the event to participate in competitions and host demonstration events in 45-50 different skills. Around 100,000 visitors from across Poland and abroad are expected to attend.Gdańsk is the capital and largest city of the Pomerania Province in Poland. A popular tourist, cultural, business and academic centre, the city is Poland's principal seaport and the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.
    EuroSkills Gdańsk 2023 will be organised in partnership by Poland’s Foundation For The Development Of The Education System (FRSE), WorldSkills Poland, the City of Gdańsk and AMBEREXPO Gdańsk.

  2. WorldSkills France - National Finals 2023

    13-17 September 2023

    Lyon, Eurexpo, France

    www.worldskills-france.org

    In France, the WorldSkills Competition is prepared, relayed and coordinated by WorldSkills France and supported by several partners: national and regional public authorities, social partners, companies and training organisations. WorldSkills France organize the national Finals which lead to the creation of the French Skills Team which will defend the colors of France during the WorldSkills Competition. Through its strong involvement in the international network of WorldSkills, WorldSkills France actively contributes to enhancing the level of skills and strengthening the brand image of trades and qualifying vocational training.

  3. WorldSkills General Assembly Dublin 2023

    25-28 September 2023

    Dublin, Ireland

October 2023

  1. WorldSkills Asia Kuala Lumpur 2023

    19-23 October 2023

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    www.worldskillsasia.net

November 2023

  1. AustrianSkills 2023

    November 2023

    Messe Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

    www.skillsaustria.at

    AustrianSkills are the Austrian State Championships of Professions where young professionals qualify for EuroSkills and WorldSkills. The competitions are open to all young professionals of dual education as well as vocational schools. The event is organized by SkillsAustria in cooperation with the professional organizations of each trade and the vocational schools:
    • takes place every two years
    • 3-day competition
    • based on the level of international competitions
    • qualification for WorldSkills Lyon 2024 and EuroSkills Herning 2025

    Approximately:
    • 40 skills
    • several try-a-skill areas
    • 400 young professionals
    • 18.000 m² competition area

September 2024

  1. WorldSkills Lyon 2024

    10-15 September 2024

    Lyon, France

    www.worldskills-france.org

    WorldSkills Lyon 2024 is set to take place 10-15 September 2024, following the postponement of the 46th WorldSkills Competition in Shanghai, China by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. France won the bid to host the 47th WorldSkills Competition at WorldSkills General Assembly 2019 in Kazan, Russia.
    It is the second time for France and Lyon to be the host in the history of the international championship. The 33rd WorldSkills Competition previously took place in 1995 at EUREXPO Lyon, the same venue that will now host WorldSkills Lyon 2024.
    WorldSkills Competition Lyon 2024 is a strong commitment to youth and their future which generates unprecedented international mobilization around skills, competences and excellence.
    Despite the one-year postponement of the competition due to the pandemic, the plan to host the global competition remains the same: to inspire young people in skills, promote skills and change the perception on vocational education and training.
    WorldSkills Lyon 2024 is also a national project centered around the regions, in particular the Metropolis of Lyon. It will be THE springboard and catalyst to develop and promote professional training adapted to current and future needs in terms of employment.
    The competition and Team WorldSkills France, which both are a result of the mobilization of regions and the commitment of partners to WorldSkills France, are the first vectors of inspiration for young people and a tangible proof for the next generations of the relevance of skills and competences in a career and personal life with high potential.