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WorldSkills UK is a partnership between businesses, education and Governments that accelerates young people’s careers giving them the best start in work and life.

We achieve this through our three core programmes:


Delivering inspiring careers advice through events, role models and careers advice resources.

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Competitions drive up technical and employability skills and we showcase these at local, national and international levels.

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Research, thought leadership, new tech competitions and using global insight into training and employability skills

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  • 16 SEP 2019

    Thoughts from Kazan - Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann

    Amazing. There is not a better word I can think of to sum up the past couple of weeks which saw the Skills Olympics take place in Kazan, Russia. It was a spectacular global celebration of young people and skills that will live long in the memory of all who attended.

  • 09 SEP 2019

    Thoughts from Kazan - Ash Terron

    As a past competitor and Assistant Training Manager for Worldskills UK in brickwork, when my employer said they would support my trip to Kazan for the World final, as they understand the reciprocal benefits of me being there, I jumped at the opportunity.