46th WORLDSKILLS COMPETITION:
MASTER SKILLS CHANGE THE WORLD
WorldSkills has officially announced that WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 has been moved to 2022 and WorldSkills Lyon 2023 to 2024. WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 to be held October 12-17, 2022.
WHAT IS WORLDSKILLS? The WorldSkills Competition is the largest and most influential skills competition in the world. It represents the best of international excellence in skilled trades and technologies. Every two years, young competitors from around the globe gather at the WorldSkills Competition, with the goal of earning the title of world champion in their Skill Area. These competitors represent the best of their peers and have earned a spot on their country’s team through dedication and hard work. At the WorldSkills Competition, competitors will participate in simulated real work challenges, and will be judged against international quality standards.
ABOUT WORLDSKILLS SHANGHAI 2022: More than 1,300 competitors from up to 82 Member countries and regions will compete in over 50 Skill Areas representing six sectors:
— Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
— Information and Communication Technology
— Construction and Building Technology
— Transportation and Logistics
— Creative Arts and Fashion
— Social and Personal Services
WHY IS IT HAPPENING? The WorldSkills Competition inspires youth to discover the many careers that are available in the skilled trade and technology sectors. With an increasing demand for skilled workers, the trade and technology sectors represent a lucrative and exciting career path for youth around the world.
Throughout the Competition, stakeholders from industry, government, and education are provided with the opportunity to exchange information and best practices regarding industry and professional education at networking events and thought-provoking conferences.
CANADA’S PARTICIPATION The members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2022 will be selected from the results of the WorldSkills Team Canada Selection Event being hosted at the Skilled Canada National Competition 2022 in Vancouver. The winners of this category will be invited to join WorldSkills Team Canada (WSTC) 2022 and represent Canada at the 46th WorldSkills Competition in Shanghai, China in October of 2022.
These members will compete in 27 Skill Areas:
Note: Schedule and Event details subject to change