See Excellence in Action

School & Public registrations are now open to attend the WorldSkills Australia National Championships & Skills Show 2021 in Perth!

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There have been important updates to the 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships – please view here.

Get ready to witness greatness, discover potential, and explore skills excellence at Australia’s largest trades and skills competition. The 2021 National Championships will give regional winners from across the nation an opportunity to put their talent to the test. Over 500 competitors will showcase and benchmark their skills on a national stage as they compete for gold and a chance to represent Australia at the International Competition in Shanghai 2022.

Over three action-packed days, you’ll have access to an exciting array of interactive events, workshops and activities. Witness over 50 exhilarating skills and trade competitions, get immersed in cutting edge VR and tech at the new STEMhub, or Try’aSkill out for yourself at one of our demo areas.

The 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships would not be possible without our valuable event and education partners:

Event Partners
Education Partners

Worldskills Australia

Empowering Excellence in Young Australians Since 1981

We believe that skills drive the future of young people and Australia. Since 1981, we’ve championed skills excellence in vocational, technological and service-oriented careers and helped over 100,000 people compete in national and international skill competitions. We’re passionate because skills grow careers, foster life-long partnerships, and build successful communities!


Get involved

Everyone's invited to be part of the WorldSkills Australia story. Discover how you could compete, lend a hand, or help us promote skills for young Australians.

Student & Trainees

Calling all students, trainees, and future industry leaders! If you’re thinking about your career, now’s the time to register to attend our National Championships. Discover skills and trade career pathways, claim front row at one of our 50 competitions, or test-drive a career at a Try’aSkill station.

Parents & Caregivers

Help your child make an informed choice about their future career. Our skill competitions are a fun, educational and engaging way for young people to learn about career pathways. Give them hands-on experience at one of our Try’aSkill stations and watch our skilled stars at their best.

Teachers & Career Advisors

Kick start career conversations with your students. Our competitions give students a captivating opportunity to see skills in action. Help them learn about different industries, discover exciting job pathways, and see if Vocational Education & Training could be right for them.

What We Do

We partner with businesses, schools, and Governments to help young people learn about skills, achieve excellence, and kick start their careers. We’re pretty skilled, too! Here are our core programs:


Representing my state at the National Championships was incredible! The feeling of competing amongst so many talented and passionate people was electric!

Patrick Keating

WorldSkills Australia National Champion & Skillaroo 2019


News

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Worldskills Australia National Championships to still go ahead

27/07/2021

Apprentices, trainees and students from around the nation will showcase their talents at the highly anticipated 2021 WorldSkills Australia National Championships and Skills Show, with the event moving to accommodate travel restrictions by introducing satellite sites around the country. The...

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A letter to my 18 year old self, by Damien Sinclair of Festo Didactics

19/05/2021

At age 18, I was living at home, working part time and going out with a girl who would become my ...

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How WorldSkills mentors are skilling up the next generation of talent

15/04/2021

While our talented competitors are always at the face of everything we do here at WorldSkills Australia, the fact is ...

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Partners

Teamwork makes the dream work! Our partnerships with businesses, organisations, and training organisations
play a vital role in bringing the magic of WorldSkills to life.