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WorldSkills UK competitions - eligibility criteria


Talented and skilled engineers who aspire to excellence should enter the WorldSkills UK competitions. There is no age limit for a WorldSkills UK competition. However, if a competitor is successful and goes on to the international WorldSkills competition, age restrictions will apply.

To enter a WorldSkills international competition, competitors must be:

  • under the age of 23 on the first day of competition.

Exceptions to this are the Aircraft Maintenance and the Engineering Challenge competitions. To be eligible competitors must be under the age of 26 on the first day of competition.

For further information about WorldSkills International Competitions visit www.worldskills.org

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