Event Info

Taitaja Competition is Finland’s biggest event in vocational education and training where under 22-year-old students compete in vocational skills in Finnish Championships. The 3-day mega event also features TaitajaPLUS skills for students with special needs and in Taitaja9 Competition students from upper comprehensive school compete in technical skills and craft. There are also five skill categories with no age limit – Floristy, Cleaning Services, Cabinetmaking, Landscape Gardening and Infrastructure Construction .

During the event, you can peek into future skills by following inspiring skills demonstrations, form useful networks and gain more competence in diverse seminars – and most importantly get inspired and enjoy! Visit also the numerous side events, such as Career Arena – the meeting place of students, schools and companies – and Event Arena which offers all kinds of products, services and experiences.

More than 50 skills and skills demonstrations with over 500 competitors will be seen during the event! In some skills, there are also international participants.

50,000 expected visitors – be one of them!

Taitaja2021 Oulu event is organized by Educational Consortium OSAO and its partners. Skills Finland is the parent organization.

Main event partners

  • Lapin koulutuskeskus Redun logo. Linkki Redun verkkosivuille.
  • Ammattiopisto Lappian logo. Linkki Lappian verkkosivuille.
  • Koulutuskeskus Jedun logo. Linkki Jedun verkkosivuille.
  • Oulun Palvelualan Opiston logo. Linkki OPAO:n verkkosivuille.
  • Ammattiopisto Luovin logo. Linkki Luovin verkkosivuille.
  • Suomen Diakoniaopiston logo. Linkki Suomen Diakoniaopiston verkkosivuille.
  • Skills Finlandin logo, linkki Skills Finlandin verkkosivuille.