WorldSkills Jamaica is a member of WorldSkills International and an affiliate of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI) and the HEART Trust/National Training Agency (NTA).
Its key function is to support and enhance Technical Vocational Education and Training in Jamaica.It is an accessible resource for current and relevant information on skills standards, new technologies, sharing of best practices, as well as helping to shape current and future policies on TVET.
The WorldSkills Jamaica team will be competing in the 45th WorldSkills Competition that will be held in Kazan on 22 – 27 August 2019. The Competition will bring together more than 1,300 young professionals representing more than 75 countries who will compete in over 50 skills. The event will be held at the KAZAN EXPO International Exhibition Centre where more than 1,000 Experts will evaluate the work of Competitors. WorldSkills Competitions are the gold standard of skills excellence. They inspire young Competitors to reach new heights, helping them turn their passion into a profession.