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How many skills are represented? Which are they?

During the 47th WorldSkills Competition,62 skills will be in competition and 2 in presentation. You may find the official and full list of skills HERE. The skills in presentation are a WorldSkills are chosen by the Host country to reflect traditional skills, in-demand skills, and the future of skills.

Is there an age limit for Competitors to participate?

For most skill competitions, Competitors must not be older than 23 years in the calendar year of the Competition. A few skills are also open to people under the age of 26, discover them on Competition rules, page 20 HERE.

Where and when will the results be published?

The Competition results for all skills are announced during the Closing Ceremony and published live on the website www.worldskills2024.com.

When will we be accredited as Media?

An accreditation link will be available from our website by the end of 2023. To receive our news and learn more about accreditation, click HERE.

Who is the Media key contact?

The WorldSkills Lyon 2024 team is at your disposal to answer any questions via the following email address : media@worldskillslyon2024.com

Where and when will WorldSkills Lyon 2024 take place?

The 47th WorldSkills Competition will take place from 10-15 September 2024 in Lyon, France. It will be launched by the Opening Ceremony and will end with the Closing Ceremony, with more details to follow. To subscribe to our newsletter, please register HERE.

What is the WorldSkills Competition?

WorldSkills is an international movement that aims to promote skills and vocational training for young people through the organization of skills competitions.

Every two years, the WorldSkills Competition brings together young professionals from five continents who are national champions in their respective skill.

It is a major event that welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world. The city of Lyon has been chosen to host the world competition in September2024 :1,500 Competitors coming from 65 countries and regions will compete in 64 skills to demonstrate their excellence and know-how.

WorldSkills is much more than a competition. It aims to reduce the prejudices surrounding vocational training, to respond to the challenges of sectors under economic pressure, and to encourage young people to choose professions with a bright and promising future, which, as well as being in high demand, are also careers offering endless opportunities, professional success, and personal fulfilment.