World Skills London

When: 5–8 October, Where: ExCeL London

About the Event

About the Event

WorldSkills London 2011 took place over an 
area the size of ten Wembley football pitches!

It was the world's largest skills competition and careers event, held over four days at the ExCeL London exhibition and conference centre in London's docklands from 5-8 October 2011.

More than 200,000 visitors from across the UK came and were inspired by watching Competitors from 51 countries/regions competing in 46 skill areas.

"I’m delighted that we are hosting the next WorldSkills in London which will see 1000 young people from 51 countries competing to be the best of the best."
— David Cameron, Prime Minister

In addition to four exciting days of Competition, visitors were able to Have a Go at a wide range of skills. Experts were on hand to share their knowledge and careers advice.

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