Partnership Opportunities

The success of our many events and our effective promotion of careers in skilled trades and technology depends on the support of our private/public sector partners. Skills/Compétences Canada offers partnership opportunities in conjunction with our key programs including:




Support Canada’s future workforce at the 2021 Skills Canada Virtual National Competition!

Due to these unprecedented times, Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) will be hosting most of our 2021 events in the virtual world – including the Skills Canada Virtual National Competition.

There are numerous opportunities that industry, education and government partners can be involved and achieve their strategic goals at our virtual events. We look forward to working with our partners to design a sponsorship package that fits the needs of your organization.


  • Connect with youth from across Canada to promote your trade, technology and brand
  • Network and connect with industry, education and government partners
  • Participate in panel discussions about skilled trade and technology careers
  • Take part in the scavenger hunt by submitting an image for visiting students to find
  • Take part in trivia by submitting custom questions for visiting students to answer
  • Watch students and apprentices from across Canada compete in their trade or technology
  • Watch the virtual award ceremony where gold, silver and bronze medals are distributed to the winners in their respective trade or technology

Note: Schedule and Event details subject to change

2019 Sponsor Survey Results
·       96% of sponsors felt they had a sufficient number of visitors during SCNC
·       89% of sponsors said they would likely participate again
·       89% of sponsors said they were able to connect with youth in a beneficial way

Sponsorship Opportunities


WorldSkills has officially announced that WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 has been moved to 2022 and WorldSkills Lyon 2023 to 2024. No dates have been announced but we expect WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 to be held between October and November 2022.

More information to follow.


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. Thanks to the increased involvement of our partners, WorldSkills Team Canada will have the opportunity to participate in this international event that brings together the world’s most talented competitors in skilled trades and technologies.

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

Note: Schedule and Event details subject to change 


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Partnership Opportunities

For more information about partnership opportunities please contact :

Gail Vent
Director, Business Development and Marketing
1 877 754-5226 ext. 507