We inspire young people to develop a passion for skills and pursuing excellence, through competitions and promotions.

We develop skills through global training standards, bench marking systems, and enhancing industry engagement. 

We influence industries, the government, and educators through cooperation and research — building a global platform of skills for all.

WorldSkills builds confidence, empowers communities, and helps to fuel economies.



National Skills Competitons

See our National Skills Competitions below

7th National Skills Competition - September 2021 The Virtual Experience

The seventh National Skills Competition was held virtually during the pandemic period

  • WorldSkills Americas – Rio, Brazil 2010

  • WorldSkills Americas – São Paulo, Brazil 2012


WorldSkills Helsinki Finland 2005

WorldSkills Jamaica participated in WorldSkills International Competition in Finland Helsinki 26-29 May 2005(the first Caribbean Country to do so)…read more


WorldSkills Japan

Jamaica’s top winners from the 2005 National Skills Competition: Brian Lumley, MarlonMaulsby, Alia Wedderburn and Arane Johnson joined over 600 other competitors from over…read more

WorldSkills Canada

Jamaica’s top winners from the 2008 National Skills Competition: Jasan Pusey, Marvin Robinson and Shawn McLean joined over 700 other competitors from over 50 countries to compete …read more

WorldSkills LONDON 2011

Jamaican competitors: Rochelle Grindley, Rushio Billings and Sashamoie Battick joined over 900 other competitors from 58 countries to compete in 45 skill areas over a four-day period.

WorldSkills KAZAN 2019

The 45th staging of the WorldSkills Competitions were held in Russia at the Kazan Exposition Center in the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan over the period August 24-27, 2019.

A delegation of 23 represented Jamaica to include our competitors who participated in Electronics, Cooking, Graphic Design Technology, Welding, Mechanical ComputerAided Design (CAD), Mobile Robotics and Mechatronics over four (4) days as follows:


  • Adrian Shackleford - Electronics

  • Savannah Peterkin - Cooking

  • Shanice Bromfield - Graphic Design Technology

  • Ricardo Campbell - Welding

  • Andre Campbell - Mechanical CAD

  • Jenelle Hinds - Mobile Robotics

  • Dihanroy Mitchell - Mobile Robotics

  • Matthew Gilzene- Mechatronics

  • Nardica Phillips - Mechatronics


Host- WorldSkills General Assembly – Kingston 2010

WorldSkills Conference and Leaders Forum

WorldSkills Youth Forum

WorldSkills Diamond Celebration