WorldSkills – Cooperation for better vocational education

WorldSkills participant in Industrial Control installs Siemens components in a control box

We work closely with the WorldSkills International organization to get young people excited about technology and to continuously raise the level of vocational education worldwide. We support vocational training centers all over the world with our unique know-how. As a global technology group, we take responsibility for sustainably improving vocational training.

Siemens is a Global Industry Partner of WorldSkills International

WorldSkills is what the Olympic Games are for athletes – except for vocational training. Since October 2010, Siemens has been a Global Industry Partner of WorldSkills International (WSI) - a non-profit organization that has already been active for 60 years. Its aim is to enhance the quality of vocational training worldwide and to promote a higher standard of vocational training. Following regional/national qualifying rounds, an international competition for non-academic vocations takes place every two years for participants aged 22 and under.

Siemens offers innovative technology and comprehensive know-how

Siemens is a global leader in electronics and electrical engineering and for more than 160 years has stood for high technological performance, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. Our company is active in the Industry, Energy and Healthcare sectors. A worldwide workforce of around 400,000 in more than 190 countries develop, manufacture and market products, systems and plants that offer customized solutions.

Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education (SCE)

Educational institutions around the world benefit from distinctive Siemens know-how. Learning as a service – Conveying PLC programming in a practical manner for initial training in educational institutions in the area of industrial automation: SCE offers adaptable learn-/training documents and courses based on Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and blended learning concepts for conveying know-how on Industry 4.0. Educational institutions benefit from special conditions, support and partnerships.