Register now to attend the 2023 WorldSkills Australia National Championships!

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In 2023, Melbourne is playing host to the WorldSkills Australia National Championships – and it’s set to be our biggest event ever.

Over three days, WorldSkills Australia and the Victorian Careers and Employment Expo are taking over the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre to showcase the very best of Australian skills excellence and career pathways.

Visitors will get to witness the country’s best trainees and apprentices go head-to-head in high-pressure skills competition, try out skills for themselves at dozens of Try’aSkill booths, and chat to training organisations, employers and industry experts about the exciting opportunities vocational education and training can offer.

There’s no other event like this. Registrations are now open. Don’t miss out!


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.

Supporting Our Youth To Thrive

An evidence-based conversation about the impact of skills excellence

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This report summarises key findings from online surveys conducted with multiple respondent groups at the WorldSkills Australia National Skills Championships held in person in Western Australia and remotely in New South Wales, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and Victoria in the third and fourth quarter of 2021.

WorldSkills Australia intends to continue collecting data from regional, national and international competitions in coming months and years, which will add to WorldSkills Australia’s growing database and enable comparison of results from one iteration to the next. This comparison will provide further inputs to analyse the efficacy of WorldSkills Australia’s continuous improvement activities and new initiatives, while providing valuable feedback to others in the skills ecosystem.

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!

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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.

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

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