Overview

WorldSkills UK IT Software Solutions for Business competitions focus on all the essential requirements for a successful career as a Microsoft Applications Specialist, working in the IT department of any organisation.

This competition assesses your skills and abilities in using Microsoft software. IT Software Solutions for Business competitions focus on all the essential requirements for embarking on a career working with Microsoft software in the IT department of any organisation.

This competition tests your in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) during the National Qualifiers and the full Microsoft Office Suite- Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visio, in the Final Competition.

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • IT skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical

  • Problem solving

  • Technical knowledge

  • Presentation skills

  • Teamwork

  • Creative

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition.
  • There is no limit to the number of competitors permitted to enter this competition per organisation.
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies (these can be found in the ‘Useful Information’ section below) and must not have more than 2 years’ industry experience.

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

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