The Guardian is running a live blog on the highlights of the WorldSkills London 2011 event taking place from today till Sunday 9th October.
The event is located at the ExCeL centre in London’s Royal Docks area and is expected to attract 150,000 visitors over the five days the event is running.
The Guardian blog will be keeping readers up to date with the activities available to visitors as well as the progress of the apprentices competing at the event for Team UK.
WorldSkills 2011 is world’s the biggest international skills competition, with young people from across the globe competing to be named the best at their particular trade.
Visitors to the event can sample dozens of skills ranging from electronics to plumbing, web design and fashion to cabinet making.
The purpose of the show is to raise awareness of the opportunities offered by skilled professions and to inspire future generations to pursue a path towards skilled work.
To see the Guardian’s WorldSkills 2011 blog click here
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