The finest Beauty Therapists in the land are set to do battle to be the best.
Year on year, VTCT has sponsored the WorldSkills UK Beauty Therapy regional and national heats, and this involvement has ensured that the right calibre of candidate gets put forward for Team UK each year, ensuring the team have the best young competitors to not only compete against, but beat candidates from across the world.
Having battled through the VTCT sponsored WorldSkills UK Beauty Therapy National Qualifiers and months of intensive training, skilled young apprentices and students have made it through to the final 2017 showdown in front of 70,000 spectators at The Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham (Nov 16-18).
The eventual victor will be the UK’s No.1 – and could be eligible for selection to represent the nation at WorldSkills, the largest international skills competition, in 2019 in Kazan, Russia.
The competition is regulated and powered by WorldSkills UK, which takes a radical approach to hothousing young talent to inspire the next generation and power UK industry post Brexit.
WorldSkills UK, funded by business and government, utilises the training and performance models of elite sport to optimise skills at the highest level.
Dr Neil Bentley, Chief Executive, WorldSkills UK said: “Congratulations to all of the finalists who will be competing at this year’s Skills Show.
“WorldSkills UK Competitions are proven to enhance a person’s apprenticeship or training programme by enabling them to develop key character and employability skills. By using knowledge gained from competing nationally and internationally, we know we are working to benchmarks that will equip more young people with the right skills to help UK businesses compete better globally.”
The Skills Show is the UK’s largest apprenticeship, careers and skills event – hosting the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions, bringing together the UK’s leading employers, colleges and training providers and offering thousands of apprenticeship and job opportunities to help young people get the best start in work and life.
Tickets for the show are FREE and can be secured at www.worldskillsuk.org/the-skills-show/book-the-skills-show
Further information on The Skills Show can be found at: www.worldskillsuk.org