Skills Show Australia 2018

The future of Australia’s trade and skill industry.

Forecast to attract over 20,000 visitors, industry leaders, experts and top education providers over three action packed days. Skills Show Australia 2018 provides visitors with an opportunity to discover future careers through interactive events, demonstrations and competitions. It aims to equip young Australians with the knowledge to make an informed choice about their future career options. The Skills Show also provides them with a unique chance to network with the hundreds of industry and educational experts.

Proud host of the WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2018!

See the best of the best battle it out! The Skills Show will proudly play host to the most prestigious skills and trade competition, the WorldSkills Australia National Championships 2018. Witness Australia’s most skilled young tradespeople compete in live competitions, battling for their place to represent Australia in the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia.

Register for the Skills Show today!

Skills Show website to register attend the event. The Skills Show registration is open to all to attend for free.

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I’m fortunate to have realised my dream of working in the industry I love but never realised I could always compete nationally and actually represent Australia. It’s an amazing experience. Gaby Ware, 2017 Skillaroo, Hairdressing

Get hands on with interactive events, workshops and activities across dozens of skills and trades.

Skills Pathway Expo

Receive valuable careers advice from the nation's leading education and industry experts as part of the Skills Pathway Expo presented by Velg Training and WorldSkills Australia.

Robotics competitions

Experience the cutting edge in technology and engineering with Robotics.

Get hands on with 'Try'aSkill'

Get hands on by taking part in 'Try'aSkill' activities across dozens of skills and trades.

Start Smart workshops

Attend scheduled interactive, educational Start Smart workshops from the Commonwealth Bank designed to motivate and inspire students to give them the confidence and skills to make smart money decisions.

Skills & Thrills Show

Attend the always anticipated Skills & Thrills Show, a careers showcase utilising music, film and dance to provide inspiring information about industry trends, vocational education pathways and career outcomes.