Findlay Media is proud to be the exclusive media partner for World Skills UK in the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Through this website and Engineering Careers, Findlay Media is working to inspire and encourage the next generation of manufacturing and design engineers. And with the support of its industry partners, Findlay works to raise awareness of the many exciting career opportunities available in manufacturing through apprenticeships and graduate entry schemes.

Employers can play their part, too. To demonstrate and promote the skills of the UK’s young people, employers are encouraged to put forward their best candidates to compete in this year’s World Skills UK competitions. Winners of the national competitions ultimately go through to compete on the world stage. World Skills UK national competitions are open for registrations from 11 February to 22 March 2013. Use the World Skills pre-competition Activity Toolkit to help you put forward your best candidates.

Elsewhere, this website provides direct access to a world of exciting opportunities, inspiring case studies and news of engineering
skill events. We hope you find the website useful.

WorldSkills UK: 14–16 November 2013

WorldSkills UK Competitions reward real talent and drive up levels of expertise in Apprenticeships, skills and further education.

For the first time in the history of WorldSkills UK, many of this year’s WorldSkills UK National Finals will be held at WorldSkills UK - The Skills Show, on 14 – 16 November 2013.

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The best of the skills show

Over 70,000 people flocked to the Skills Show to discover the well-paid vocational careers that are on offer straight from school and without the need for an expensive stint at uni.

Call for young engineers to put their skills to ...

Theo Paphitis, star of BBC'S Dragon's Den and patron of WorldSkills UK, is calling on the UK's most talented youngsters to put their skills to the test and enter the WorldSkills UK National Engineering Competitions.

WorldSkills UK competition winners announced

The UK's most talented apprentices were honoured at a glittering awards ceremony held at the NEC, Birmingham last week as part of WorldSkills UK.

BAE Systems backs the Skills Show

Aerospace giant BAE Systems will be the headline sponsor of the Skills Show- an event championing the best in young British engineering talent.

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WorldSkills 2013, Leipzig

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National Exhibition Centre
B40 1NT

the nec Birmingham

"Over four million people visit the centre each year. And with 21 halls totalling 200,000sqm of exhibition space on a 650-acre site we’re also the biggest exhibition centre in the UK. As such The NEC is renowned for large-scale international trade fairs, but we also has an active interest in helping smaller specialist shows develop, providing advice, support and essential services to organisers."

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WorldSkills UK: The Skills Show

14-16 November 2013 at the NEC Birmingham.

The UK’s biggest skills and careers event, The Skills Show is a unique annual celebration that will inspire the fashion designers, web developers and engineers of tomorrow with exciting opportunities in further education, skills and Apprenticeships.

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WorldSkills Categories

Findlay Media supports the following WorldSkills UK 2013 categories:

Sheet Metal Work
Mobile Robotics
Industrial Electronics
CNC Turning
CNC Milling
Mechanical Engineering CAD
Aeronautical Engineering Mechanical
Aeronautical Engineering Avionic

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