Golden AgeOur history with WSI
The National Skills Competition is held once a year. It has been organized since 1968 and come to the 50th in 2020. To develop vocational education and competency training and encourage people to learn techniques, Ministry of Labor organized skills competitions to provide a platform for professional specialists from all fields to demonstrate their skills. All vocational training institutions, vocational schools and commercial and industrial enterprises eagerly nominate competitors to pursue honors for them. Besides increasing our nation’s technical levels, skills competitions can also supply excellent candidates to represent Taiwan to compete at WorldSkills Competition which is held every 2 years.
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History Golden Age 全國技能競賽

 

The national and international history of the WorldSkills Competition.
 
 
 
1968 1968 台灣第一屆
全國技能競賽

14職類代表作品

Taiwan's first national skills competition ( 14 skill categories ).
  • The 1st National Skills Competition

    1968

    Industrial Vocational Training Association organized The 1st National Skills Competition, with competitors participating in 14 Skills.

  • 1969

    The 19th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    Taiwan, not yet a Member of WorldSkills, was specially invited to participate in The 19th WorldSkills Competition held in Tokyo, Japan, taking part in 8 Skills.
    Taiwan was approved to be a Member of WorldSkills International by the General Assembly.

1971 1971 台灣第一次
參加IVTO(WSI)國際賽

第一面得獎作品

Taiwan's first award won at the international vocational training competition.
  • The 3st National Skills Competition

    1971

    ROC Committee of WorldSkills Competition was established by Ministry of the Interior.

  • 1971

    The 20th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    Taiwan participated as an official Member for the first time in The 20th WorldSkills Competition.

    At WorldSkills Gijon 1971, Taiwan has participated in 8 Skills and won total 2 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • The 4st National Skills Competition

    1972

    Skills Competition is gaining more interest and attention for its value. Considering the increased number of Competitors, the Competition is started to be organized by comprising preliminaries and final.

1973 1973 台灣參加
IVTO(WSI)國際賽

第一面金牌作品

Taiwan's first gold medal at the international vocational training competition.
  • 1973

    The 21th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Munich 1973, Taiwan has participated in 11 Skills and won total 1 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • 1974

    The WorldSkills General Assembly is held in Taipei, with representatives from 15 countries.

  • 1975

    The 22th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Madrid 1975, Taiwan has participated in 15 Skills and won total 2 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • The 7st National Skills Competition

    1976

    The Competition is started to be conducted in regions. The regional competitions are organized by Taiwan Provincial Government and Taipei City.

  • 1977

    The 23th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Utrecht 1977, Taiwan has participated in 16 Skills and won total 3 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • 1978

    The 24th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Busan 1978, Taiwan has participated in 20 Skills and won total 2 gold, 4 silver, 6 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • The 10st National Skills Competition

    1979

    The 10th National Skills Competition has up to 28 Skills and commemorative stamps are issued. The Professional Technique and vocational training Team was founded by Executive Yuan.

  • 1979

    The 25th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Cork 1979, Taiwan has participated in 23 Skills and won total 2 gold, 1 silver, 6 bronze medals and 2 medallion for excellence.
  • The 12st National Skills Competition

    1981

    Executive Yuan establishes Bureau of Vocational Training, Ministry of the Interior, to conduct and organize National Skills Competition and also to participate in WorldSkills Competition. We, for the first time, selected 7 Competitors to take part in The 1st International Disabled Skills Competition (now The 1st Vocational Skills Competition of International Abilympics) held in Japan.

  • 1981

    The 26th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Atlanta 1981, Taiwan has participated in 27 Skills and won total 2 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze medals and 2 medallion for excellence.
  • 1983

    The 27th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    Our Official Delegate, Mr. Shih-Chieh Wang, is elected as the First Vice President and also the Chair of Administrative Committee of WorldSkills International.

    At WorldSkills Linz 1983, Taiwan has participated in 27 Skills and won total 6 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze medals and 1 medallion for excellence.
  • The 15st National Skills Competition

    1984

    The 1st National Skills Competition for the Disabled (now National Skills Competition for the Disabled) is organized and covers 8 Skills.

  • 1985

    The 28th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Osaka 1985, Taiwan has participated in 27 Skills and won total 3 gold, 4 silver, 9 bronze medals and 10 medallion for excellence.
  • The 18st National Skills Competition

    1987

    “Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan”, is founded. Bureau of Vocational Training, Ministry of the Interior, is renamed as “Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan”, and has 4 vocational training centers: Taishan, Beitou, Central District and Southern District.

  • 1987

    In 1993, Taiwan is selected as the host country for The 32nd WorldSkills Competition.

  • 1988

    The 29th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Sydney 1988, Taiwan has participated in 27 Skills and won total 4 gold, 8 silver, 7 bronze medals and 5 medallion for excellence.
  • The 20st National Skills Competition

    1989

    The 20th National Skills Competition is organized and the number of Skills has increased to 37.

  • 1989

    The 30th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    The Republic of China Committee for WorldSkills Competition established a Preparatory Office for the 32nd WorldSkills Competition

    At WorldSkills Birmingham 1989, Taiwan has participated in 30 Skills and won total 7 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze medals and 7 medallion for excellence.
  • The 21st National Skills Competition

    1990

    A Competition for adults, covering 10 Skills, is organized for the first time.

  • 1991

    The 31th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Amsterdam 1991, Taiwan has participated in 35 Skills and won total 8 gold, 10 silver, 2 bronze medals and 8 medallion for excellence.
1993 1993 台灣第一次
舉辦IVTO(WSI)國際賽

榮獲18面金牌

Taiwan hosted the international vocational training competition for the first time, winning 18 gold medals. The competition involved 38 skill categories.
  • 1993

    The 32th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    The 32nd WorldSkills Competition is held at Taipei City. Team Taiwan has Competitors taking part in 38 Skills and, in addition, 13 more Competitors participate in the Exhibition Skill of Chinese Culinary & Chinese Costume to demonstrate our traditional skills.

    At WorldSkills Taipei 1993, Taiwan has participated in 38 Skills and won total 18 gold, 10 silver, 4 bronze medals and 4 medallion for excellence.
  • 1995

    The 33th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Lyon 1995, Taiwan has participated in 34 Skills and won total 6 gold, 6 silver, 5 bronze medals and 12 medallion for excellence.
  • 1997

    The 34th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills St. Gallen 1997, Taiwan has participated in 34 Skills and won total 8 gold, 7 silver, 2 bronze medals and 12 medallion for excellence.
  • 1999

    The 35th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    Our Official Delegate, Mr. Tsung-Ming Lin (also the Director of Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan) is selected as Vice Chair of Administrative Committee, WorldSkills International.

    At WorldSkills Montreal 1999, Taiwan has participated in 33 Skills and won total 7 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze medals and 14 medallion for excellence.
  • The 30st National Skills Competition

    2000

    The National Skills Competition and Competitor Selection are combined and organized for the first time.

  • 2001

    The 36th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    The Competition is renamed as WorldSkills Competition.

    At WorldSkills Seoul 2001, Taiwan has participated in 36 Skills and won total 3 gold, 5 silver, 8 bronze medals and 14 medallion for excellence.
  • 2003

    The 37th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills St. Gallen 2003, Taiwan has participated in 18 Skills and won total 4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze medals and 9 medallion for excellence.
  • 2005

    The 38th International Vocational Training Competition, IVTO

    At WorldSkills Helsinki 2005, Taiwan has participated in 31 Skills and won total 1 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze medals and 10 medallion for excellence.
  • 2006

    The organization is renamed as WorldSkills International (WSI).

  • 2007

    The 39th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    WorldSkills Shizouka 2007 introduces One School One Country program, in which local students learn about vocational skills and the diverse cultures of a Member country by pairing each competition team with a local school in the host country.

    At WorldSkills Shizuoka 2007, Taiwan has participated in 40 Skills and won total 5 silver, 5 bronze medals and 19 medallion for excellence.
  • 2009

    The 40th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    At WorldSkills Calgary 2009, 850 young people taking part from 47 countries. Just a year later, the WorldSkills movement broke through the 50 country target, with 53 members.

    At WorldSkills Montreal 1999, Taiwan has participated in 37 Skills and won total 4 gold, 8 bronze medals and 17 medallion for excellence. For the number of top 3 medals, Taiwan is ranked 8th.
  • 2011

    The 41th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    At WorldSkills London 2011, Taiwan has participated in 38 Skills and won total 3 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze medals and 15 medallion for excellence. For the number of top 3 medals, Taiwan is ranked 4th.
  • 2012

    Our Official Delegate, Mr. San-Quei Lin (also the Director of Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan) is selected as Vice Chair of Strategy Committee, WorldSkills International.

  • 2013

    The 42th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    At WorldSkills Leipzig 2013, Taiwan has participated in 39 Skills and won total 6 gold, 4 silver, 8 bronze medals and 13 medallion for excellence. For the number of top 3 medals, Taiwan is ranked 2nd, and for medals and all medallions, Taiwan is ranked 3rd in the world.
  • The 44st National Skills Competition

    2014

    Council of Labor Affairs is upgraded to Ministry of Labor. Their original skill evaluation and WorldSkills Competition business are all transferred to Skill Evaluation Center of Workforce Development Agency to promote and organize national skill evaluation, technician skills certification, issuance of Certificates and skills competition business.

  • 2015

    The 43th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    At WorldSkills São Paulo 2015, Taiwan has participated in 39 Skills and won total 5 gold, 7 silver, 5 bronze medals and 19 medallion for excellence. Taiwan is ranked 3rd in the world.
  • 2017

    The 44th WorldSkills Competition, WSI

    WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 takes the competition to the Middle East for the first time, and introduce the International Technical and Vocational Education and Training Youth Forum where participants work to create a Youth Declaration on the future of skills and training.

    At WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, Taiwan has participated in 42 Skills and won total 4 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze medals and 27 medallion for excellence.
  • The 48st National Skills Competition

    2018

    National Skills Competition Opening Ceremony & WorldSkills Flag Relay Ceremony are organized together for the first time.

2019 2019 台灣
參加IVTO(WSI)國際賽

獲獎數最多的年度

Taiwan won the most awards in the Worldskills Competition.
  • The 49th National Skills Competition

    2019

    To encourage youths to take part in skills competition, Regulations for Implementing and Rewarding Skill Competitions are amended to add youth teams to competition.

  • 2019

    The 50th WorldSkills Competition

    WorldSkills Kazan 2019 adds Youth Skills Competition to encourage youths to learn skills.

    At WorldSkills Kazan 2019, Taiwan has participated in 45 Skills (won 5 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze medals and 23 medallion for excellence) and 6 Youth Skills (won 4 silver and 1 bronze) and is ranked 3rd in the world.
  • The 50th National Skills Competition

    2020

    In 2020, Taiwan not only organizes The 50th National Skills Competition, but also celebrates 50 years of WorldSkills! This year National Skills Competition takes place at Nangang Exhibition Hall at the large scale as WorldSkills.

  • The 51st National Skills Competition

    2021

    To comply with the epidemic prevention regulations of Level 2 alert, the Competition will be organized by assigning skills competitions to multiple venues and different periods. The timeline of each skills competition will be announced at the Skill Evaluation Center’s website.
    (https://www.wdasec.gov.tw/)

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  • 2022

    The 46th WorldSkills Competition

    The 46th WorldSkills Competition will take place in Shanghai in 2022.