WorldSkills International (WSI) is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to promote the image of skills and skilled careers through competitions and exchanges for youths. Membership is open to agencies or bodies which have a responsibility for promoting vocational education and training in their respective countries/regions. There are currently 61 member countries/regions. WSI operates worldwide and is politically and denominationally neutral.
WSI provides a unique means of exchange and comparison of world-class competency standards in the industrial trades and service sectors of the global economy. The continued growth of WorldSkills attests to the fact that traditional trade and craft skills, along with the newer technology multi-skilled vocations, make an essential contribution to the economic and social well-being of people everywhere.
As a free standing and non-political organisation, WSI provides a cost effective means for international government and industry cooperation in achieving higher standards and status for vocational education and training on a worldwide basis.
For more information please visit the WorldSkills International website.