We work with WorldSkills to participate and run competitions in vocational disciplines on a local, national and international level.

Cardiff & Vale College have found succeeded in many departments, including Hair & Beauty, IT, Construction and Engineering.

Contact the careers team to gain more information on upcoming events.

Check out the Worldskills website for more information.

  • WorldSkills is a group that works in partnership with employers, colleges and governments with an aim to provide young people with opportunities to get the best start in their careers.
  • Promoting apprenticeships and technical education as a prestigious career route for all young people.
  • Cardiff & Vale College is a proud member of WorldSkillsUK – part of a global movement of 85 countries across the globe.

WorldSkills inspire young people via careers advice resources to choose excellence through apprenticeships and technical education on their path to reaching their potential, whatever their background or circumstances.

Developing excellence in young people by testing and assessing their skills and knowledge against their peers through national and international competition programs, improving their confidence and potential.

WorldSkills innovates mainstream global excellence to help improve standards of teaching, training and assessment through international benchmarking to help young people, employers and the UK economy succeed.

Skills Competitions

  • Skills Competitions are designed by industry experts and assess an individual’s knowledge, practical skills and employability attributes against set criteria in a competitive timed environment
  • Individuals benefit from the fine tuning of critical skills, attributes and behaviours valued by employers; problem-solving, self-reflection, time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Programmes enable participants to bring world-class skills back to their organisations, improving productivity
  • Competitions enable business and education to benchmark against national and international standards of performance