Transferring global insights to drive standards

Our international training team are transferring unique insights from global standards to support and invigorate development of technical and vocational qualifications in the UK.

When are the next international competitions?

Photo of Orlando competing internationally in the refrigeration and air conditioning competition

WorldSkills Lyon 2024

From 10-15 September 2024,  Our WorldSkills UK Team members will be competing with 1,500 competitors from around the world in 60 skills with over 250,000 visitors in attendance at the 47th WorldSkills International Competition in Lyon, France.

WorldSkills Lyon visitor programme

As part of WorldSkills UK’s offer to individuals and organisations attending WorldSkills Lyon we are delighted to present a visitor programme for those interested in using international best practice to raise the standard of skills training and assessment in the UK, to learn from our skills experts and competitors, and to witness first-hand the excitement of live skills competitions.

Photo of WorldSkills Educator working in partnership

Our training managers and performance and wellbeing team

Our training team are highly motivated experts  and coaches from across education, training and performance psychology with a passion for developing high-impact training programmes that accelerates the growth of young people’s skills from national competitions to world-class standards of excellence.

International success

Competing in WorldSkills provides us with rich insights into the skills systems and practices to develop excellence in young people, in 88 different countries and regions.  The valuable lessons we draw from benchmarking our performance is invaluable and through the Centre of Excellence, we will transfer these lessons in pursuit of mainstreaming excellence across technical and vocational education.


Sign up to receive our latest updates to your email