For students

Dive head first into your future at the Skills Show. You’ll be able to get hands on – literally – and test drive dozens of different trades and skills through interactive events, workshops and activities. You’ll also be able to network with hundreds of industry and educational experts. Get ready to connect with your future career!

Who should attend:

  • Primary and college students
  • TVET students
  • HSC students
  • Parents and Families

For teachers

Australia’s skills and trades culture is undergoing a resurgence. Are you and your students ready to explore what the future might hold? Come and immerse them in an interactive world of trades and skills opportunities, spread across three inspiring days.

Who should attend:

  • Principals
  • Careers advisors
  • TVET Teachers

Teacher tools

We’ve made it easy! To give you the best support and tools to ensure you – and your students – get the most out of the Skills Show, we’ll provide the following planning and registration tools:

  • Detailed timetables of events and opportunities throughout the entirety of the Skills Show
  • Opportunities to sign up to free guided tours of the competition areas and events
  • Activities and planned learning modules built around events throughout the show
  • A detailed risk assessment of the venue, ICC Sydney, and the event floor space
  • Opportunities to meet with key industry leaders and develop industry currency with access to the latest developments in a range of trades and skills


For parents

Supporting your child to be future ready? Three days of interactive events, workshops, and hands on trades and skills focused activities offers all the knowledge, information and contacts you’ll need to discover, guide and support your child’s career choices. You’ll also be able to meet and chat with hundreds of industry and educational experts, and get insider info on a career in trades.

In A Snapshot

  • Free entry
  • Witness the future of Australia’s trade and skill industry go head to head at the WorldSkills Australia National Championships
  • Receive valuable career advice from the nation’s leading education and industry experts as part of the Skills Pathway Expo presented by Velg Training and WorldSkills Australia
  • Get hands on by taking part in ‘Try’aSkill’ activities across a variety of skills and trades
  • Attend scheduled educational workshops from major partners and leaders in industry, including the Commonwealth Bank, Microsoft, Vex Robotics and Amazon
  • Attend the always anticipated Skills & Thrills Show
  • Free Teacher Resources available for download