We are honored to be hosting the Worldskills Kenya Mechatronic Competition from Monday 23rd August to Friday 27th August, 2021; it's the first of its kind in Kenya. The WorldSkills International Competition is the peak vocational skills competition for young people across the world. It was started in Spain in 1950 and is currently in 85 countries across the world. On 13th October 2020, WorldSkills Kenya (WSK) was ratified as the 84th state to host skills competitions. Kenya is preparing to participate in the upcoming competition organized by WorldSkills International (WSI). Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) as one of the TVET institutions approved by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology was tasked by Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVETA) to organize WSK in Mechatronics and Prof. Eng. Jean Bosco Byiringiro (Ph.D., Reg. Eng.) to champion mechatronics skills both locally and internationally through preparing excellent competitors at DeKUT Siemens Mechatronics Certification Centre. We are excited to host the first competition of this kind.