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Led by employers, our job is to transform the skills and productivity of the people who power our engineering and advanced manufacturing technologies sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage. We bring together employers and education to focus action on skills.

WorldSkills UK Competitions - reasons to get involved

Skills competition activity is a great way to create real buzz in the classroom, workshop or workplace. Whether you host a competition or put forward a competitor, getting involved will motivate learners to improve their skills and help bring learning to life.

 

Benefits for competitors

Benefits for organisations

Benefits for staff

1

Raises your profile within your organisation

Raises your organisation’s profile as a competitive, visible employer

The experience makes them stand out against peers and increases their employability

2

Showcases your talent, technical ability and hands on skills

Builds your reputation as a responsible employer

Provides the opportunity to develop technical and personal skills

3

Gives you development opportunities through technical advice and training

Gives staff greater development opportunities through qualifications and training programmes

Furthers whole workforce development

4

Gives you the opportunity to celebrate your achievements

Motivates your workforce and improves professional recognition

Instils pride and sense of achievement after competing

5

The opportunity to benchmark your skills against your peers from other regions and nations

Demonstrates expertise in your field

Raises their aspirations to be the best

 

 

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