Compete at the Worldskills Australia Competition

MTA Institute apprentices and trainees can now register their interest to compete at the Worldskills Australia, Queensland Regional Competitions.

Every two years, more than 500 Regional Competitions are held in 34 regions across Australia. They test the skills and knowledge of 4000+ apprentices, trainees and students, who have the chance to win gold, silver and bronze medals and go on to compete at a national level.

To be eligible to enter a Regional competition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship
  • Be undertaking studies towards a qualification at an RTO or University
  • Undertaken/completed a relevant qualification at an RTO or University

There are no age criteria to enter the Regionals, however, to be eligible to proceed to the 2020 National Championships, the National Age Ruling will apply.

MTA Institute apprentices and trainees can compete in one of the following categories: 

Learn more about competition skills

What are the benefits of competing?

Taking part in Regional Competitions offers participants huge benefits and opportunities. These include:

  • Striving and being recognised for excellence
  • Boosting your workplace skills and performance
  • Demonstrating your potential to current and future employers
  • Benchmarking your skills against others in your field
  • Fast-tracking your career and developing skills such as time management and organisation skills
  • Building your networking and communication skills through taking direction from industry peers, engaging with industry and peers and working alongside rivals
  • Developing your commitment and responsibility through understanding and meeting competition criteria and requirements.

How to compete

Keen to develop your skills and try your hand against the best in Australia? Bring it on! You can nominate yourself, or a teacher, training provider or employer can nominate you. We recommend you discuss taking part with your training providing and employer first.

WorldSkills is the collective voice for skills excellence and development in vocational, technological and service oriented careers around the globe. Since 1950, WSI has raised the awareness among youth, as well as their parents, teachers and employers, that our future depends on an effective skills training system. Today WSI represents more than 45 skills in over 75 Member countries and regions, all working together with youth, educators and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.

Register your interest to compete HERE

Check out the Queensland regions HERE

Visit the WorldSkills Australia website HERE

3 Jun 2019