What is World Skills?

The World Skills Competition is a flagship event which is organized once in two years. It is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event that truly reflects global industry with more than 1000 youth under 22 years competing in more than 50 skills. Founded in 1950, World Skills Competition is the global hub for skills excellence and development. World Skills brings youth, industries, and educators together to give youth the chance to compete, experience, and learn how to become the best in their skill of choice. World Skills vision is to improve the world through the power of skills. It has 75 Member countries and regions, all working with youth, educators, governments, and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.

A Competitor at the WorldSkills Competition must not be older than 22 in the year of the Competition.

Competitors in Information Network Cabling, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Team Challenge, and Aircraft Maintenance, must not be older than 25 years in the year of the Competition.

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