Skills Champions are WorldSkills UK alumni who are crucial to our mission of empowering young people from all backgrounds. If you’re passionate about your skill, want to inspire the next generation to choose high quality apprenticeships and technical education, and stay connected to WorldSkills UK, this is the perfect opportunity for you. We provide a variety of opportunities to get involved, training as well as travel and accommodation costs.

Want to join? Complete the sign-up form below and a member of the team will be in touch with next steps.


Who can be a Skills Champion?

Anyone who has competed or taken part in WorldSkills UK competitions, no matter when this was or where, or if you placed in a competition.

How much commitment is involved?

However much commitment you can manage. We share opportunities and if it works for you great, if not, there’ll be others. We cover your expenses and also will provide training with more detail to follow.

What happens next?

Once you complete the expression of interest form (sent to you via email), I will be in touch via email with next steps and further detail. We are a supportive, positive and open community, so any questions or concerns please get in touch.

Entry criteria

  1. Sign up, read and complete the agreement forms
  2. Have an onboarding call with a member of the team
  3. Complete your enhanced DBS check and receive a Skills Champion letter
  4. Start getting involved!

  • Must have taken part in a WorldSkills UK competition programme

  • Must complete the sign-up form and related agreements including a DBS check (provided by WorldSkills UK)

  • Must be passionate and committed to the role

  • There is no age limit

  • It’s important all young people can see themselves and identify with role models. Therefore, we strongly encourage and welcome apprentices and those from underrepresented groups to join sign up.

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