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?

“In Taitaja 2020 Jyväskylä event, the future professionals compete in vocational skills in Finnish championships. There are ca 45 different skills categories and more than 400 competitors!”

Taking part in Taitaja 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 Taitaja2020 competition as an international competitor. Please contact your national Skills organisation and inform them your participation. Apply at the latest February 29th.

Please note that all applicants cannot participate in the competition, but everybody will be notified of their application results. International competitors pay for their own travel and accommodation. There are no fees for competing. Accommodation bookings for the Taitaja Event will be reserved centrally through Jkl Booking.  More information of accommodation.

Some skills we would like to invite international experts (teachers) to judge in the competition. Please fill relevant information in the registration form. Registration is open until end of February.

Skills for international competitors

Fill in the application form and show your skills in Taitaja2020 event!

101 Automobile Technology 
202 Digital Print Media Design (D)
203 Graphic Design
207 Web Development
301 Retail Sales (D)
302 Hairdressing
303 Beaty Therapy
304 Floristry
305 Healt and Social Care
307 Fashion Technology
310 Entrepreneuship ( team 2)
312 Hotel receptioning
401 Cabinet Making
404 Painting and decorating
405 Plumping and Heating
406 Electrical installations
410 Landscape Gardening
601 Industrial Control
602 Electronics
603 CNC-turning

Main event partners