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WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

WorldSkills competition will be hosted in 15 countries during the fall of 2022. Four of the skills were held in Finland on October 20-23, 2022.


The world championships of vocational skills, WorldSkills Competition, will be held as a Special Edition event during the fall of 2022.

Four skills categories (Floristry, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, and Fashion Technology) were hosted by Finland in Helsinki on October 20-23, 2022. The event gathered more than 200 Competitors, Experts, and other competition staff to Helsinki from 32 different countries. The event was organised in Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre, Messukeskus.

I love me event was organised adjacent to the competition. I love me is the largest beauty and well-being event in the Northern Europe, focusing on well-being, health, beauty, and fashion. I love me event has around 50 000 visitors yearly.

About WorldSkills competitions

The WorldSkills competition is an international vocational skills competition for young people that is held every two years. The competition decides the world champion for around 50 different skills categories representing a range of vocational education and training sectors. In Finland the vocational skills competitions are coordinated by Skills Finland, that represents the country in WorldSkills International (WSI). WSI administers the WorldSkills competitions and grants rights to host the competition. It has around 80 member countries from all over the world.

The WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 event, that was originally planned to be held in China in October 2022, was cancelled due to Covid, and will now be hosted by 15 different countries all over the world during the fall of 2022.

More information

Maria Ekroth, CEO Skills Finland,, +358 40 707 9114

WSC2022SE Competition website

Team Finland

Level 1 partners, WSC2022SE Helsinki