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

2022 Electrical Interschool Competition

WorldSkills New Zealand has recently been awarded a contract through the Ministry of Education to run six events across Hamilton, Napier, Christchurch, Timaru, Dunedin, and Invercargill with the aim of connecting schools, communities, and employers from the electrical contracting industry for meaningful interaction.

Worldskills 2022 Electrical Interschool Competition

2021 National Competitions

Aircraft Maintenance Skill

Latest update:

Aircraft Maintenance competition: 4th and 5th of March 2022 has been cancelled, read more here.

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2021 Regional Competitions Completed

A huge thank you to all volunteers, supporters and venue hosts for their efforts in planning and arranging competitions. And thank you to all competitors and congratulations to those that were able to compete.

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