WorldSkills is an international organization that actively promotes vocational training. The mission of WorldSkills International is to challenge young people, their teachers, trainers and employers to achieve world class standards of competence in commerce, services and industry, and to promote the status of vocational training.
There are currently 75 member countries and regions in Worldskills, most of whom are likely compete in Abu Dhabi, including a strong UAE team. There are expected to be nearly 50 skill Competitions, with the UAE planning to enter contestants in over 30 of them.
WorldSkills International provides a cost effective means for international government and industry cooperation in achieving higher standards and status for vocational training on a worldwide basis.
WorldSkills Abu Dhabi will inform and inspire a new generation of Emiratis to explore and embrace the opportunities offered by vocational skills and training with the support of Emirates Skills and ACTVET, the Government body responsible for promoting training and education for young nationals.