The mission of the Project Director is to cultivate the Centre into a development and research unit that will support WorldSkills International in developing the Occupational Standards used in WorldSkills Competitions.
The National Skills Competition Taitaja will take place in the Tapiola Sports Park in Espoo this May. The event is open to everyone and free of charge. We invite everyone interested in vocational education and training to come and explore the competition and Finnish VET education.
The international Abilympics vocational skills competition finished on Saturday with the presentation of medals at the closing ceremony. The Finnish National Team did well in the competition, earning one gold medal and four silver medals. These are the first medals that Finland has won in the Abilympics.
Taitaja award 2022 for entrepreneurship went to TaitajaPLUS skills category of restaurant and catering services. Competing for the award raised positive competitive spirit and inspired participants to pull out all stops when planning the competition tasks.
Taitaja award 2022 for occupational safety went to Beauty Therapy. The officials responsible for this skills category emphasise the importance of occupational safety and well-being at work as part of vocational competence.