The UK’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event will be held on 21-23 November 2019 at the NEC Birmingham.
WorldSkills UK LIVE Sectors
This exciting, must-attend event is divided into four areas, each providing a focus on particular industry sectors:
– Construction & Infrastructure
– Health, Hospitality & Lifestyle
– Digital, Business & Creative
– Engineering & Technology
Try something you have never done before!
Have a Go
Have a Go at something you’ve never done before by trying hands-on job-related skills across a huge range of careers.
Experience a wide range of activities like TV production, demolition simulation, virtual welding, floristry and 3D modelling and much more!
Plan your future
Expert Careers Advice
Get impartial one-to-one guidance on career routes and jobs from expert careers advisors. Find opportunities that you can apply for, such as work experience, apprenticeships, and jobs.
Speak to employers and organisations from across the UK
Over 130 employers from across the UK will be at LIVE, including BAE Systems, BMW, Coca Cola, HS2, IBM, Muller, NHS Careers, Royal Mail, Toyota and the armed forces, offering top jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities.
Hear from real people in real jobs!
Hear from household names to current apprentices: hear from inspiring figures who have achieved great success in their careers as they share how they got to where they are now.
Be inspired by the best of the best
UK National Finals
Watch the UK National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions, where the best of the best compete at the highest level in their chosen skill.
From stonemasonry to floristry, media make up to landscape gardening, the competitions give you the chance to witness exceptional talents.
A one stop shop for expert guidance on careers support
Teacher and Parent Hub
The Teacher and Parent Hub is a dedicated space at LIVE for teachers, careers professionals and parents/guardians. Seminars, advice and resources will be available to help share new ideas and approaches to careers support.
Watch and listen to our exceptional past competitors.
Skills Champions have competed in the past as part of Team UK, Squad UK or at the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.
The Skills Champions will be hosting an interactive area, where they will be showcasing their expertise and talking to visitors about how WorldSkills UK has impacted their careers.