Euroskills 2020 – EN

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EuroSkills 2020

With EuroSkills2020 we are organising a major event of European standard. Here you can find everything you need to know about the event, the competition, our heroes and much more.

EuroSkills – European championship of professions

EuroSkills is a vocational skills competition which is staged as a European championship every two years. The focus is on the outstanding achievements of young greatest talented skilled professionals up to 25 years in about 45 European occupations. Some 650 active participants compete in vocational categories from the industrial, craft and service sectors. In 2021, EuroSkills will take place in Austria for the first time in the competition’s history – the venue will be Graz.

As the centre for vocational skills competitions, SkillsAustria (with headquarters at Austria’s Federal Chamber of Commerce in Vienna) coordinates the Austrian national competitions (AustrianSkills). The winners represent Austria at the international competitions – EuroSkills und WorldSkills. Beyond this, SkillsAustria is responsible for preparing and dispatching the Austrian team to the international skills competitions and for PR work relating to the Austrian team. Since 1958, Austria’s Federal Chamber of Commerce has been a member of WorldSkills International and has regularly sent an Austrian team to the international vocational skills championships since 1961.

Successes
  • Euroskills: 2008 Rotterdam, 2010 Lisbon, 2012 Spa-Francourchamps, 2014 Lille, 2016 Gothenburg, 2018 Budapest

  • a total of 154 participants

  • 90 medals (75 in individual events and 15 in team events)

  • 24 “Medallion for Excellence” diplomas

Website

WorldSkills Europe is the body ultimately responsible for the European vocational skills championships, EuroSkills. It is a non-profit member association founded in 2007 and headquartered in the Netherlands. WorldSkills Europe raises awareness of the importance of high-quality vocational education and training for Europe, and of the need for highly trained and skilled workforces in Europe, in order to make the European Union even more competitive. It currently has 30 member nations, including almost all EU members, the United Kingdom, European Economic Area countries and the Russian Federation. The President of WorldSkills Europe is Ms. Dita Traidas.

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The Competition

Around 650 participants will be competing for the EuroSkills title in about 45 different trades or skills in the following categories:

  • Construction and Building Technology

  • Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

  • Information and Communication Technology

  • Creative Arts and Fashion

  • Social and Personal Services

  • Transportation and Logistics

  • Demonstration and Presentation Skills

See all Skills

Try a Skill

With EuroSkills 2020, in addition to a spectacular European Skills Championships, one of the largest vocational information fairs in the country will take place. The “Try a Skill” initiative offers the opportunity to try out certain professions for yourself and thus to experience the events at first hand.

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EUROSKILLS 2020

With EuroSkills2020 we are organising a major event of European standard. Here you can find everything you need to know about the event, the competition, our heroes and much more.

EuroSkills – European championship of professions

EuroSkills is a vocational skills competition which is staged as a European championship every two years. The focus is on the outstanding achievements of young greatest talented skilled professionals up to 25 years in about 45 European occupations. Some 650 active participants compete in vocational categories from the industrial, craft and service sectors. In 2021, EuroSkills will take place in Austria for the first time in the competition’s history – the venue will be Graz.

As the centre for vocational skills competitions, SkillsAustria (with headquarters at Austria’s Federal Chamber of Commerce in Vienna) coordinates the Austrian national competitions (AustrianSkills). The winners represent Austria at the international competitions – EuroSkills und WorldSkills. Beyond this, SkillsAustria is responsible for preparing and dispatching the Austrian team to the international skills competitions and for PR work relating to the Austrian team. Since 1958, Austria’s Federal Chamber of Commerce has been a member of WorldSkills International and has regularly sent an Austrian team to the international vocational skills championships since 1961.

Successes
  • Euroskills: 2008 Rotterdam, 2010 Lisbon, 2012 Spa-Francourchamps, 2014 Lille, 2016 Gothenburg, 2018 Budapest

  • a total of 154 participants

  • 90 medals (75 in individual events and 15 in team events)

  • 24 “Medallion for Excellence” diplomas

Website

WorldSkills Europe is the body ultimately responsible for the European vocational skills championships, EuroSkills. It is a non-profit member association founded in 2007 and headquartered in the Netherlands. WorldSkills Europe raises awareness of the importance of high-quality vocational education and training for Europe, and of the need for highly trained and skilled workforces in Europe, in order to make the European Union even more competitive. It currently has 30 member nations, including almost all EU members, the United Kingdom, European Economic Area countries and the Russian Federation. The President of WorldSkills Europe is Ms. Dita Traidas.

Website
See all Nations

The Competition

Around 650 participants will be competing for the EuroSkills title in about 45 different trades or skills in the following categories:

  • Construction and Building Technology

  • Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

  • Information and Communication Technology

  • Creative Arts and Fashion

  • Social and Personal Services

  • Transportation and Logistics

  • Demonstration and Presentation Skills

See all Skills

Try a Skill

With EuroSkills 2020, in addition to a spectacular European Skills Championships, one of the largest vocational information fairs in the country will take place. The “Try a Skill” initiative offers the opportunity to try out certain professions for yourself and thus to experience the events at first hand.

More Info