OVER 30 YEARS DEVELOPING YOUNG NEW ZEALANDERS AND BUILDING WORLD CHAMPIONS - RIGHT HERE IN NZ
Learning new skills can change your life
We raise the profile and recognition of skilled people, and show how important skills are in achieving economic growth.
We've already helped thousands of young kiwis achieve success and excellence.
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More than 30 years building kiwi champions
Everything from the houses we live in to the food we eat, to the services that keep New Zealand’s economic wheels spinning – is made possible by people who work in vocational careers.
Worldskills New Zealand offers a place for young people to experience the skills that shape our country and our world.
WorldSkills New Zealand is an independent, non-profit charitable trust founded in 1986, dedicated to encouraging young people to excel in vocational skills. This is achieved through exposure to competitions in regional, national, and international levels.
Through competitions, Worldskills New Zealand gives young professionals on a vocational career path the self-confidence and experiences they need to reach their full potential.
Encourage, recognise and reward skill excellence
Raise the standards of vocational training in New Zealand
Raise the self-confidence and self-esteem of the young participants
Have New Zealand recognised as one of the highest skilled nations in the world
Promote vocational training as a first-choice career to school leavers
To be New Zealand’s Champion in the development of work skills excellence.
To raise the profile and recognition of skilled people through winning medals in workplace competitions on the world stage, and show how important skills are in achieving economic growth and personal success.