WorldSkills International (WSI) is a not-for-profit membership association, open to agencies or bodies, which have a responsibility for promoting vocational education and training in their respective countries/regions. There are currently 81 member countries/regions. WSI operates worldwide and is politically and denominationally neutral.
WSI provides a unique means of exchange and comparison of world-class competency standards in the industrial trades and service sectors of the global economy. The continued growth of WorldSkills attests to the fact that traditional trade and craft skills, along with the newer technology multi-skilled vocations, make an essential contribution to the economic and social well-being of people everywhere.