Skills Finland Taitaja 2018 is the largest single annual vocational education and training event organized in Finland. We aim at promoting vocational education, improving
connections to entrepreneurs and companies and increasing awareness of the vocational education and professional skills.
The national Taitaja2018 competitors are age 21 or under VET students. The competition for the Finnish championship includes 45 skills and approximately 400 competitors. Some skills also have international competitors and students from upper secondary schools and universities of applied sciences. In addition, there is TaitajaPLUS competition for students with special needs and Taitaja9 competition for pupils in the comprehensive schools.