How to Participate

Would you like to experience something new and develop your competence? How about expanding your international networks to other vocational students and working life?

Taking part in Taitaja2023 competition is also a great opportunity for you to boost your courage, improve your stress management, perseverance and social skills – on top of your expertise.

Your future employers will also appreciate the international experience gained from the competition – it looks good on your CV!

How can I participate in the Competition?

You are welcome to participate in Taitaja2023 competition as an international competitor. Please contact your national Skills organisation and inform them your participation. Apply at the latest Mach 9th via application form (

Please note that all applicants cannot participate in the competition, but everybody will be notified of their application results after the registration deadline. International competitors pay for their own travel and accommodation. There are no fees for competing.

Some skills we would like to invite international experts (teachers) to judge in the competition.

The main venue of the event is Tapiola Sports Park (

Fill in the application form above and show your skills in Taitaja2023 event!

List of Skills that welcome international guest competitors

Next to each Taitaja Skill name you find the closest EuroSkills Gdansk 2023 Skill correspondent. Please note that the Skills are not exactly the same. The name of the Taitaja Skill works as a link to the description. Please check the description of your Skill before applying.

Skill Name in Taitaja2023Closest Counterpart in EuroSkills Gdánsk 2023
203 Print DesignGraphic Design Technology
204 Data processingIT Software Solutions for Business
205 IT PC / Network SupportICT Specialists
206 Web DesignWeb Development
208 Game Production
301 Customer Service and Sales
302 HairdressingHairdressing
303 Beauty TherapyBeauty Therapy
304 FloristryFloristry
307 Fashion TechnologyFashion Technology
310 EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship
312 Tourism IndustryHotel Reception
401 CarpenterCabinetmaking
404 Painting and WallpaperingPainting and Decorating
405 Plumbing and HeatingPlumbing and Heating
406 Electrical InstallationsElectrical Installations
410 Landscape GardeningLandscape Gardening
501 Confectioner / Pastry CookPâtisserie and Confectionery / Bakery
502 CookingCooking
504 Restaurant ServiceRestaurant Service
602 Electronics and RoboticsElectronics  / Robot Systems Integration
605 WeldingWelding

Main event partners