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

Electrical industry and school vocational events – a success!

Six competitions in six centres in six weeks! WorldSkills NZ has just completed its first-ever series of secondary school Electrical Interschool Competitions.

In late 2021, WorldSkills New Zealand, which has a long history promoting excellence in vocational skills through skill competitions, secured Ministry of Education funding to run six regional events.

WorldSkills New Zealand extended their competition format as a catalyst to connect schools, communities, and employers from the electrical contracting industry.

A total of 17 schools and 23 teams took part in competitions in Hamilton, Napier, Timaru, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill.

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