Skills competition activities can benefit everyone – learners, tutors, providers and employers – by raising standards, improving outcomes and enhancing engagement

  • Improves personal, technical and employability skills
  • More likely to complete their courses and achieve qualification goals
  • Has a positive effect on their ambition and aspirations for their future career
  • Inspires them to complete higher-level training
  • Supports the move from competence to excellence
  • Provides evidence for inspections
  • Delivering skills that underpin economic competitiveness
  • National and international benchmarking and experience
  • Greater scope for creativity in teaching, training and learning techniques
  • Opportunities to benchmark and learn from others
  • Great for continuing professional development – extending pedagogical skills and knowledge
  • Personal recognition and development – opportunities to become competition judges, coaches and experts

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