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Post-Secondary Competitors

The 2023 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, 2002
  • Competitors in Aerospace Technology, Mechatronics or event areas that do not move forward on Team Alberta or on Team Canada to WorldSkills must be born on or after January 1, 1999.
  • Must be an Alberta resident
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

Non-Apprentice Skills

  • A competitor must be registered student with a training institution in a related program in a competition area in which they wish to compete at any time between July 1st of the previous year of the PSCC and the start of the PSCC.

Apprentice Skills

  • A competitor must be registered student with a training institution in a related program, pre-apprenticeship program or be a registered apprentice in the trade (skill) in which they wish to compete at any time between July 1st of the previous year of the PSCC and the start date of the PSCC.
  • Competitors cannot be a certified Journeyperson prior to May 1, 2023, in the skill area in which they wish to compete.