The finest apprentices and students in the land are set to do battle to be the best in the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions at The Skills Show.
Having battled through the National Qualifiers and completed months of intensive training, over 500 skilled young apprentices and students have now made it through to the final showdown in front of 70,000 spectators at The Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham (Nov 16-18).
The eventual victors will be the UK’s No.1 in their chosen skill, and may be eligible for selection to represent the nation at WorldSkills Kazan 2019.
The competitions, which are run in partnership with organisations from industry and education, are regulated and powered by WorldSkills UK, which takes a radical approach to hothousing young talent to inspire the next generation and power UK industry post Brexit.
WorldSkills UK, funded by business and government, utilises the training and performance models of elite sport to optimise skills at the highest level.
The Skills Show is the UK’s largest apprenticeship, careers and skills event – hosting the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions, bringing together the UK’s leading employers, colleges and training providers and offering thousands of apprenticeship and job opportunities to help young people get the best start in work and life.