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National Skills Competitions

Transform the opportunities for your apprentices and students – enter the WorldSkills UK Competitions

Through National Skills Competitions we have been creating excitement and passion for learning in young people for 65 years. Designed by industry experts, the Competitions equip apprentices and students with the world-class skills needed to help UK businesses better compete globally.

What are WorldSkills UK Competitions?

Inspiring apprentices to be ambitious in their careers, WorldSkills UK Competitions equip young people with the right skills to help UK businesses compete better globally.

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Find a Competition

Discover all of the individual WorldSkills UK Competitions we run across four skill sectors.

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Quality kitemark

Our commitment is to continually monitor and review the standards of competition activity delivered on our behalf by our Partners'.

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Get involved - employers

Benchmark your apprenticeship and training programmes, develop employee skills and showcase the talent in your organisation.

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Get involved - colleges and training providers

Raise standards in teaching, motivate learners and celebrate exceptional talent in your organisation by embedding Competition activity in curriculum programmes.

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Get involved - young people

Build on your skills, test your knowledge against your peers and showcase your potential to employers.

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Preliminary Phases

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Competition partners

WorldSkills UK Competitions are generously supported by:

7 steps to taking part in WorldSkills UK competitions

7 steps to taking part in WorldSkills UK competitions

Find out how your learners and apprentices join our competitions for the chance to be crowned National and International Champion in their chosen skill.

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