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Post-Secondary Competitors

The 2022 Post-Secondary Provincial Skills Canada Competition will be hosted at the Edmonton EXPO Centre May 3 & 4, 2023.

To compete in Skills Alberta, Post-Secondary students apply to compete with a reference from their technical institute.

The gold medalist from the Provincial Skills Canada Competition will move on to the 2023 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Winnipeg, MB from May 24 – 27, 2023. This year’s National Competition is a qualifier for WorldSkills Lyon 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be born on or after January 1, 2000. Except competitors in Aerospace Technology, Mechatronics or contest areas that do not move forward to Team Alberta or Team Canada, who must be born on or after January 1, 1997. Competitors must be 18 or older in order to compete at the post-secondary level this year.
  • Must be an Alberta resident AND a Canadian Citizen/Canadian Permanent Resident

WorldSkills Qualifying Competitions

Non-Apprentice Skills

  • Be a registered student with a training institution in program that is related to the contest area you wish to compete in. You must be registered between July 1, 2022 and May 4, 2023.

Apprentice Skills

  • Be a registered student with a training institution or be a registered apprentice in a program related to the contest area you wish to compete in. You must be registered any time after July 1, 2022 and May 4, 2023.
  • Competitors cannot be a certified journey person prior to May 1, 2022 in the skill area in which they wish to compete.

Non-WorldSkills Qualifying Competitions

Non-Apprentice Skills

  • Be a registered student with a training institution in program that is related to the contest area you wish to compete in. You must be registered between July 1 and May 1, 2023.

Apprentice Skills

  • Be a registered student with a training institution or be a registered apprentice in a program related to the contest area you wish to compete in. You must be registered any time after July 1 and May 1, 2023.
  • Competitors cannot be a certified journey person prior to May 1, 2023 in the skill area in which they wish to compete.