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WorldSkills builds confidence, empowers communities, and helps to fuel economies.

Skills create opportunities and connect societies. They are the foundation of economic progress

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We inspire young people to develop a passion for skills and pursuing excellence, through competitions and promotions.

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We develop skills, raising global training standards, and industry engagement, by connecting countries who bring change together.

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We influence government and educators through cooperation and research, building a global platform of skills for all.




WorldSkills Competitions are the gold standard of skills excellence. They inspire young Competitors to reach new heights, helping them turn their passion into a profession.

Competitions, alongside the WorldSkills Conference, are the main ways that we promote skills globally.



Our Members assist young people to access training and find new jobs. The WorldSkills Standards Specifications are just one of the first-rate tools that we provide to help develop those training systems.



WorldSkills is the global hub of skills. We bring together and influence educators, industry, national governments, and international organizations. We facilitate salient research and provide the best global benchmark for vocational systems.


What we do