WorldSkills supports young people across the world via competitions-based training. This particular competition has been designed by Kaplan tutors to ‘reflect the role of an Accountant and the standards that are expected within the financial sector’.
Following the qualifiers held in July, three teams will be moving on to the final in our Accounting Technician competition: Lloyds Team 2, City of Glasgow College and LIFO the Party (Bridgend College).
In the next stage, to help the teams prepare and practise for the finals, they will take part in a "development day". The aim of this day is to cover relevant topics that they'll face in the finals.
The finals will take place in November, where the three teams will come together to compete for 1st place. They will have 4 hours to work through a case study, which they will then present back to the judges.
We'd like to congratulate, thank, and recognise all of the teams who entered and have been a part of this year's competition. It's been great to see everyone overcome the virtual challenges and still put in a huge effort to make the competition a success.
Keep your eyes peeled for the confirmation of the date for the UK LIVE finals, and for more information about the Worldskills competitions check out their website.