State Qualifying Event:
The competition is divided into three phases: Completion of employment applications, preliminary interview(s) with a receptionist, and in-depth interview(s). Competitors are evaluated on their understanding of employment procedures faced in applying for positions in the occupational areas in which they are training. A professional portfolio component will be introduced at the 2023 National Conference and scored in 2024.
The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.