The first championship of WorldSkills Russia-2013

In the spring of 2013 (April 27 to May 1) in Togliatti (Samara region) held a National Championship WSR — 2013 is a dress rehearsal for the young Russian professionals WSI before the World Championships in Leipzig in July 2013. Similar competitions were conducted on a national scale for the first time.

In this project, 310 young professionals that have passed qualifying round, between the ages of 18 and 25 of the 44 subjects of the Russian Federation competed in 22 nominations (competencies): welding, Cook case, hairdressing, Architecture, tiling, bricklaying, web design, system administration, auto mechanics, joinery, cosmetology, mechatronics, car paint, body repair and installation of ventilation systems, engineering design CAD, printing, graphic design, pastry chef, fashion design, jewelry making, tractor art. The delegation members from the Samara region included 47 young professionals. Commends the work of the contestants a panel of judges consisting of 130 Russian and 16 international experts.

The contest is formed National Team WSR to participate in the World Cup in Germany WSI: 

July 7, 2013 WSR team of the Russian Federation for the first time to take part in the World Championships WSI in Leipzig (Germany) from 15 competencies.



  • May 17, 2012 at the General Assembly WSI, held in South Korea on Jeju Island, Russia officially became the 60th member of the international organization of WorldSkills International.

In the Russian national operator of the Board of Directors of WorldSkills International Fund became "Education Society".

  • July 2012:

Foundation "Education-Society" was named the winner of the open competition of the Russian Ministry for the development of innovative models of career guidance (the concept of the fund — using the experience of WorldSkills International).

  • September 21, 2012 in Samara were the first preliminaries WSR in three competencies, with the participation of 60 young professionals in the Samara region will be inaugurated by the Regional Coordination Centre based Novokuibyshev Humanities and Technology College.
  • October 3-7, 2012, the delegation WorldSkills Russia took part in the European Championship of Professional masterstvuEuroSkills — 2012 in Belgium.
  • in November 2012, Moscow hosted the first National Assembly of WorldSkills Russia, which took place in the Moscow Open for trades WSR, which was attended by 10 teams from different parts of the country have been roundtables participants in the movement, representatives of educational institutions and employers, During the Assembly’s work, "an exhibition of achievements of the educational sector" of the country.
  • January 23-25, 2013 in the Sverdlovsk region was Pervoural’sk National Championship WSR in mechatronics.

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WorldSkills International (WSI) — Is an international non-profit association whose purpose is to raise the status and standards of professional training and qualifications across the globe. WSI has been around since 1946, its creators have set ambitious goals: to motivate young people to compete to awaken their enthusiasm for training, and to compare the skills and abilities of people from different countries.

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