ABOUT US

BACKGROUND

South Africa has been a member of WorldSkills International(WSI) since 1990. WSI was established in 1950 as a non-profit organization,with the mission to promote and facilitate, through co-operation and worldwide awareness, the essential contribution that skills and competitive standards make to the achievement of economic success.

Skills are essential to the global economy and to the future prosperity of every country. WorldSkills recognise the power of skills and the need to promote and encourage Vocational Training and Education to the highest level. WSI provides an excellent networking platform for member agencies or bodies, which have national or regional responsibility for promoting vocational education and excellence in their respective countries.

Within the South African Context participation in the worldskills hold huge potential to influence the development and employability of the South African youth. In addition to this it acts as an effective vehicle to increasing awareness of apprenticeships and artisanal skills, raising the standard of vocational education and training and artisanal skills... Read more

Objective

Participation in the WorldSkills South Africa (WSSA) Competition offers a vehicle through which the DHET can facilitate the achievement of strategic imperatives such as:

  • Improving Artisan Development (Lifting to prominence of trade qualification to the extent that 30 000 artisans are developed per year by 2030 as required by National Development Plan and Medium Term Strategic Framework.
  • Strengthning and transforming TVET Collegestowards playing the anticipated catalytical role in the post Education and Training enviroment.
  • Fostering closer partnerships between industry and Higher Education and Training institutions mainly TVET Colleges.
  • Improving the quality of preovision of vocational training at TVET Colleges and workplaces given to artisan learners. This will lead to quality of artisans produced in South Africa improving with spin-offs related to employability.
  • Increasing the number of workplaces required for workplace experimental learning for Artisan learners.

GUIDELINES OF BECOMING WSSA COMPETITOR


TO COMPETE AT WORLDSKILLS INTERNATIONAL

(1.) You must have a skill in one of the Artisan Trades offered

(2.) You must not be older than 22 in the year of the WorldSkills International Competition taking place

(3.) You must compete in the Regional and Provincial competition to secure your place in Worldskills International Competition... Read more

BELOW IS A LINK TO WSSA WEBSITE

Click Here: Worldskills South Africa

WORLDSKILLS SOUTH AFRICA

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OUR ADDRESS

086 999 0125

011 206 1000

nadscinfo@dhet.gov.za

https://nadsc.dhet.gov.za

Old Pretoria/Kempton Park Rd,
         Olifantsfontein

Private Bag X5
         Olifantsfontein
         1665