What is WorldSkills London 2011?

WorldSkills London 2011 will be the world's largest, international skills competition with young people from across the globe competing to be the best of the best in their chosen skill.

The competition takes place at ExCeL London from 5-8 October 2011.

150,000 expected visitors will see 1,000 competitors from 50 countries/regions competing in 45 skill areas over four exciting days of competition.

Visitors can Have a Go at dozens of skills ranging from electronics to plumbing, creative arts and fashion to cabinet making.

This is our opportunity to inspire future generations of skilled, high-quality professionals.

Have a Go

WorldSkills London 2011 Have a Go provides a fun, interactive, engaging way of getting people involved in skills across the UK, culminating in a three-week skills festival from 19 September to 9 October.

Volunteers needed!

From greeting competitors on arrival to escorting special guests around the event and helping to manage the media our volunteers will make the event happen.

WorldSkills Premiere Experience

Book your package today for our conference and event programme and get a 10% Early Bird discount.

This year's most inspiring event

Find out what students can get out of a visit to WorldSkills London 2011

School Bursaries Available

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WorldSkills London 2011, will not only show the world our brilliance in staging great events, but also the great pool of talent in our country and in our capital."
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Bursaries are now available for schools and sixth form groups - register before the 15 July to qualify. Our allocated group visiting slots are running out fast, so make sure you don't miss this year's most inspiring day out.

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  • Clocks
  • Monitors
  • Chairs
  • Cabling

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Skills Minister joins top stylist Andrew Barton to urge public to ‘Have a Go’ at hairdressing

07 Jul 2011

Skills Minister, the Rt Hon John Hayes MP, and top hairdresser Andrew Barton will be urging the public to think about hairdressing as a career.

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Exhibit at WorldSkills London


150,000 visitors will be attending the event - a huge opportunity for exhibitors.

150,000 visitors will be attending WorldSkills London 2011 making it a unique opportunity for exhibitors.

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