The international young competition WorldSkills 2011 in London for the first time based on KNX
What is WorldSkills?
WorldSkills – the largest vocational skills competition in the world for non-academic professions – is organized every 2 years and attracts thousands of visitors. WorldSkills is a unique global Competition, where young people up to 23 years old from across the world compete to become the best of the best. This event is also known as the Olympic Games for Non-Sportive Disciplines (Skills). For general information, please see here.
The world’s biggest skills competition for the artisanal sector consists of 45 major professional disciplines. In Skill 18, the electrical installers are tested. For the first time, the WorldSkills Chief Expert and the technical team decided that the skill “Electrical Installation” will be based on KNX. The world’s best electrical craftsmen has competed in London between 5 and 8 October.
The facts and figures of WorldSkills:
- 150,000 visitors
- 1000 competitors
- 50 nations
- 45 skills
- 4 days of competition
- worldwide press and media (videos, PRs, Press Conference,…)
More info http://www.worldskillslondon2011.com/