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RUBI UK and Ireland Puts WorldSkills UK on ‘Firm’ Foundation

The UK’s most talented young apprentices – battling to represent their country - are receiving invaluable help from RUBI UK and Ireland LTD, Essex.

The results are in: Skills competitions give young people their Competitive Edge

We have exciting new research in partnership with the Edge Foundation that demonstrates how skills competitions are making a big difference to the prestige of apprenticeships and technical careers.


Team UK Hungary For Success

Anne Milton supports Team UK at WorldSkills 2017

Team UK head off to compete at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

Competition at the heart of the curriculum

This month, Team UK will stand on the podium at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 in front of a global audience of apprentices, government officials and royalty, as they prepare to compete in the world’s toughest skills competition.

WorldSkills UK

Apprenticeship reforms have changed the way apprenticeships are delivered and funded in England. The funding rules make provision for competition activity to be a funded element of your apprenticeship programme, either as part of the on the job delivery or the off the job training element. There is also scope to develop competitions as part of the end-point assessment.

More than just a competition: WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

The skills shortages facing construction firms in the UK has been well documented in recent times, with the issue being cited as one of the main barriers to the industry’s ability to successfully deliver cost effectively on future projects.

Team UK Selection - The Manchester College

As The Manchester College prepares to be one of the host colleges for the 2017 WorldSkills UK Selection for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, its Principal, Lisa O’Loughlin, talks about hosting the selection of Team UK and the wider impact of competitions on enhancing apprenticeship and training programmes.

Accelerate your learning at The Skills Show

There is clear evidence that those who take part in skills competitions, and their employers, benefit hugely from the experience.