WorldSkills International (WSI) is an international non-profit association whose goal is to improve status and standards of professional training and qualifications around the world.
WSI exists since 1946; its founders set ambitious goals: to motivate young people to compete, to wake up their enthusiasm for the development of working professions, as well as to compare the skills and abilities of people from different countries.
WorldSkills Russia (WSR) exists since 2012. In 2013, the Sverdlovsk Region hosted the first regional WorldSkills competition. Since then, our region has been successfully participating and winning WorldSkills competitions.