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How to compete

To reach the level of skills required to compete in a WorldSkills Competition takes several years of training and dedication. But the best time to start is now. So why not take time to see what skills career could be for you?

Three competitors celebrate at a WorldSkills competition

If you are living in the UAE then EmiratesSkills will get you on the right track.

If you live elsewhere in the world, contact your country/region’s team for more details.

A Competitor at the WorldSkills Competition must not be older than 22 in the year of the Competition. Competitors in Information Network Cabling, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Team Challenge, and Aircraft Maintenance, must not be older than 25 years in the year of the Competition.

For more details about the resolutions and rules of WorldSkills Competitions see the Competition Rules (organization) and the Competition Rules (management and conduct)