Welcome to WorldSkills New Zealand

Home of vocational skill competitions and much more

WorldSkills New Zealand is an independent, non-profit charitable trust founded in 1986, dedicated to encouraging excellence in vocational skills. Many people know WorldSkills for its competitions. This is just one part of what we do. We focus on competitions and the promotion and development of vocational skills and occupations throughout New Zealand.

WorldSkills New Zealand 2021

Our search to discover New Zealand’s best young aircraft maintenance engineer

We held the National Selection Competition in Blenheim on 22 July 2023, click here to check out the photos on our flickr page.
Competitors came from across NZ: Air New Zealand, Royal New Zealand Air Force, Airbus and Helisupport.
A massive thankyou to the volunteer Judges and support personel who gave their time.

Our next competion is the National, in Christchurch on the 3rd and 4th of November at the Airforce Museum of New Zealand. Competitors will be announced shortly.

International Competition: Lyon, France 10-15 Sept, 2024

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