The main objectives of the WorldSkills Barbados Competition are to:

  1. Promote excellence in skills development and improve the performance standards of the workforce
  2. Increase the self-confidence of the participants and inspire more young people to be enterprising in their careers
  3. Promote the value of technical and vocational skills and training
  4. Increase the participation of employers in the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system
  5. Challenge young people, their teachers, trainers and employers to achieve world class occupational standards of excellence in commerce, services and industry.