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WorldSkills UK Competitions

WorldSkills UK Competitions inspire apprentices and young people to be ambitious in their pursuit of skills excellence to raise productivity. These competitions equip young people with the skills to help UK business compete. Through working with partners in industry, education and government, WorldSkills UK Competitions help to inform careers advice as well as benchmarking apprenticeship and qualification frameworks in the UK.

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The Skills Show

The Skills Show is the nation’s largest skills and careers event and helps to shape the future of a new generation. Attracting nearly 80,000 visitors annually, the show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people to explore careers and motivates them to find out more about the world of work.

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WorldSkills UK Champions

WorldSkills UK Champions is a growing network of inspiring young professionals, who have competed in a WorldSkills UK national final, many of whom have gone on to represent the UK internationally as part of Squad and Team UK. Skills Champions are now out working in industry and act as inspirational role models for future generations of apprentices and young people.

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72,120

people attended The Skills Show in 2016.

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The Industrial Strategy: WorldSkills UK Response

The Industrial Strategy: WorldSkills UK Response

Read our response to the Governments Industrial Strategy’s and how we can support it in three key ways:
- Boosting experiential careers advice to help all young people achieve their potential
- Developing world-class standards in STEM and technical education through skills competitions
- Leveraging our unique international-to-local platform to showcase the best of UK skills

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