WorldSkills Competition is held to promote vocational training and
international friendship among young engineers.
Once every two years, competitors from all over the world gather to compete for skill excellence.
Competitors will participate by winning qualifying in countries and regions around the world.
In 1950, the first competition was held between Spain and Portugal, and since 1962 Japan has participated in this historic and traditional competition.
The competition is also a great opportunity for vocational education, as a place for children to see and experience excellence of skills.
The world championships of vocational skills are being held in Russia
for the first time.
Competitors will compete in 56 Skill areas across a wide range of industries and
trades ranging from carpentry to mobile robotics, and from floristry to aircraft maintenance.
The competitions at WorldSkills Kazan 2019 – and the associated Conference – will inspire young people to study vocational skills.
The parent organization, WorldSkills, and its Member organizations promote skills across the globe.
The 2021 convention will be held in Shanghai, China, and the 2023 convention will be held in Lion, France.