The key benefits of attending

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Over 200 employers

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Expert careers advice

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Inspiring speakers

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National finals of skills competitions

Industry sectors

WorldSkills UK LIVE is divided into six areas, each providing a focus on particular industry sectors:

Have a go

Try out something you’ve never done before, and have a go at job-related skills across a huge range of careers.

Career advice

Get the very best careers advice, whatever area you’re considering.

Inspiring speakers

Hear from inspiring speakers who have achieved excellence in their careers.

What WorldSkills UK LIVE can offer you

Free to attend, WorldSkills UK LIVE is packed with careers advice and skills activities across a huge range of sectors. Offering a wide selection of options, careers and pathways there’s something to suit every student.

  • One stop shop – careers advice, skills activities, local and national companies, training organisations and colleges
  • Information and advice on all routes into jobs, from apprenticeships to university
  • Travel bursaries available
  • Free entry and coach parking
  • Risk assessments available for download

WorldSkills UK LIVE is here to help you and your family learn about the skills and career options available in the UK today.

  • Learn about a huge variety of skills and career opportunities
  • Speak to employers about real jobs
  • Have a Go at different job-related skills and discover new talents and interests
  • Get impartial careers advice
  • Be inspired by the talents of young people competing in skills competitions

WorldSkills UK LIVE provides hands-on experiences which inspire young people to consider apprenticeships and explore technical and vocational pathways. The event aims to motivate them to find out more about the world of work – and your organisation.

  • Show your commitment to apprenticeships and vocational skills
  • Reach tens of thousands of young people and adults
  • Advertise career opportunities and recruit the best young talent
  • Raise the profile of your organisation and sector
  • Network with over 200 partners and sponsors

What schools say about WorldSkills UK LIVE

Hear what schools and colleges who have attended WorldSkills UK LIVE in previous years say about it.


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