More about WorldSkills UK
Find out about our work raising standards in apprenticeships and technical education
Who we are
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We operate to high standards of accountability and transparency in all our dealings
Our leadership team
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Heroes Awards 2024
Careers advice for young people
Discover the excellence of technical education pathways and apprenticeships, browse different careers and meet our inspirational ‘Skills Champion’ role models
Benefits of vocational qualifications
Career role models
Try a skill: Skills demos
Resources for careers professionals
Explore our interactive, free range of technical education, apprenticeship and skill specific careers education and information resources, designed to meet Gatsby Benchmarks 5&7
Careers education resources on the Learning Lab
Careers Advice Toolkit
Spotlight on Careers video resources
Develop excellence by testing and assessing skills with our competition programmes
How competitions work
Utilise our unique programmes to develop skills and mindset to a hire standard
Technical Skills Masterclasses
We want to share global best practice in skills development.
International skills partnerships
Support your students
Inspire and develop excellence in your students and apprentices
Careers Advice Toolkit
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CPD for educators
Use our resources to support your teaching excellence
CPD talks live and on-demand
WorldSkills UK Learning Lab
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Centre of Excellence
Find out about our partnerships and how they drive impact and deliver mutual benefit
Benefits of working with us
How partners can help develop excellence in students and apprentices
Our organising partners
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How we’ve inspired young people to choose high-quality apprenticeships and technical education as prestigious career routes
How we’ve developed educators, by sharing international best practice, to deliver high quality training and assessment
How we’ve innovated to help employers by benchmarking with skills systems from across the world to inform policy and practice
Learning Resource and Content Manager
What are degree apprenticeships?
Here are the facts about degree apprenticeships that you need to know.
Check out our resources this National Careers Week
Thomas Shirt highlights the online resources we have available to engage young people and help set them on the path to success.
Engaging young people digitally
Thomas Shirt explains how we’re building on the success of our first online careers event to host our next Spotlight Talks in March.
Teaching Tom new skills
Our Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains how new 'Teach Tom' online tutorials are helping to inspire young people to learn about different careers.
Our valuable volunteers
In National Volunteers' Week, WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt celebrates the charity’s volunteers and explains why they make such a vital contribution.
What makes our Skills Champions so special?
WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains why our Skills Champions have such an important role to play in inspiring the next generation.
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