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How to participate


Taitaja2021, Beauty Therapy. Photo: Jouni Ylisuutari (OSAO).

The competitors in the Finnish National Championship Taitaja are to be 22 years of age or younger during the year of the competition, and study for a vocational upper secondary qualification at a vocational institution in Finland. The official languages of the competition are Finland's official languages, Finnish and Swedish.

However, Taitaja allows young people from other countries to compete in Taitaja as international guest competitors. The competition language for international competitors is English. They will not compete for medals, nevertheless the competition is a great way to test one’s vocational skills and get beneficial experience for future EuroSkills, WorldSkills or Abilympics Competitions.

More information for Internationa Guest Competitors on Taitaja2024 website