IMI Skills Competitions: last chance to enter

IMI Skills Competitions: last chance to enter

Deadline day is almost here for the IMI Skills Competitions 2022 – the industry’s search for future automotive excellence. Could this be you or one of your apprentices?

What’s it about? The IMI Skills Competitions set out to identify the most talented young apprentices working in automotive. Run annually, the competition is designed to raise standards, esteem and levels of expertise in technical skills across four streams of competition:

Do well in the IMI Skills Competitions 2022, and you could find yourself on the international stage as part of Team GB for the World Skills finals.

Check out this feedback from some of last year’s participants…

Ollly Brown Automotive Technology Bronze winner 2021

“The competition final real got me ready for my end point assessment and after competing in the finals my end point assessment was easy!”

Luke Merchant Automotive Technology Silver winner 2021

"It was good to push myself and working under the pressure of the competition has helped developed my confidence and timekeeping skills.

It was good to go and meet like-minded apprentices too, and overall an experience I won’t forget.

“Winning the silver medal at WorldSkills UK has helped me massively. I'm now more confident in myself and always trying my best to develop and grow my skills."

Ryan Lowry Refinishing Gold Winner 2021

“I enjoyed the whole aspect of competing against others and showing off my skills. The tasks were all under strict time constraints which made them all challenging as we had to manage each one differently but the experience was brilliant and I learned a few tips and tricks along the way all of which will be helpful in my career going forward.”

If you have any questions about the IMI Skills Competitions or just need some careers advice, get in touch at or, tweet us @IMICareers or message us on Instagram @imiautocity. We’re also on the phone: 01992 511521.

With our best wishes

Jo and The Careers Team