WorldSkills is a global competition organisation that raises the profile of skilled individuals worldwide. This organisation also demonstrates how skills are essential in achieving economic growth. Their competitions are a leading platform for international benchmarking in education. Festo, a leading supplier of Industrial Automation and technical education, has been a global industry partner of WorldSkills for over 30 years. They have been providing the competition organisation with state-of-the-art learning systems. The collaboration started in 1991 with a request for Festo to design and equip a new competition discipline titled Mechatronics. It has since expanded to many other disciplines, including Industrial Mechanics, Water Technology, Industrial Control, Renewable Energy and Industry 4.0.