WorldSkills London 2011 will be the world's largest, international skills competition with young people from across the globe competing to be the best of the best in their chosen skill.
The competition takes place at ExCeL London from 5-8 October 2011, 150,000 expected visitors will see 1,000 competitors from 50 countries/regions competing in 45 skill areas over four exciting days of competition. Visitors can Have a Go at dozens of skills ranging from electronics to plumbing, creative arts and fashion to cabinet making. This is our opportunity to inspire future generations of skilled, high-quality professionals.
The vision for WorldSkills London 2011 is as follows:
Create an unforgettable skills experience celebrating young people’s vocational talent which inspires others to see vocational skills as a valuable and worthwhile career choice.
The worldSkills London 2011 mission is as follows:
To deliver an outstanding international event showcasing United Kingdom and world talent in vocational skills, inspiring people to see vocational skills as a valuable and worthwhile career choice.
WorldSkills London 2011 Volunteer Development programme
As part of its wider Volunteer Programme (Crew 2011), WorldSkills London 2011 has expanded on the training offered to volunteers in order to improve their effectiveness and personal satisfaction and aid their employability and /or career progression. Volunteers will have the opportunity to attain formal recognition for the training they undertake and their contribution to the delivery of WorldSkills London 2011.
SkillsActive and WorldSkills London 2011 are working in partnership to deliver a volunteer programme to help engage with Londoners who wish to volunteer at the event and gain a qualification in the process. As part of the partnership WorldSkills London 2011 has contracted SkillsActive to undertake the management of the delivery of the Volunteer Development Programme.
The qualification is accredited and approved on the Qualifications and Credit Framework entitled Level 1 in Preparation for Event Volunteering, awarded by City & Guilds.
The qualification is made up of 9 units:
In further to this Akona are also offering addition training for learners:
BTEC level 2 Door Supervision
BTEC level 2 in an Award in Understanding Spectator Safety at Events
Eligibility of Learners on programme:
Learners must agree to all of the below for eligibility.
Learners must tick one or more of the following groups.
If you require any further information or would like to book a place on the course contact the Akona office on 020 8556 7481.