Your 2022 IMI Skills Competitions finalists…
An amazing group of talented apprentices have been battling it out since February to win the 2022 IMI Skills Competitions. And the cream is rising to the top as we edge closer to the finals at the end of the year.
The IMI Skills Competitions encompasses four disciplines: Refinishing, Heavy Vehicles, Body Repair and Light Vehicle/Automotive Technology.
It began with employers and tutors nominating their brightest apprentices, took in an online knowledge quiz, with the top 84 taking part in six practical tasks in a one day live event.
Now it’s been narrowed down to the top six from each stream, representing the best new talent in the UK, all ready to take on the decisive challenge: the live final with six practical tasks in November. The winners taking home gold and the chance to represent the UK at World Skills International.
So, who’s in contention?
|Liam Shipp||FMG Repair Centre||Thatcham Research|
|Dominic Everington||AW Accident Repair Group||Emtec|
|Adam Neville||Charles Hurst Accident Repair Centre||Riverpark Training|
|Bethany Creaser||FMG Repair Centre||Thatcham Research|
|Sion Lewis||RGM body repairs Ltd||Cardiff and Vale College|
|Jordan Zatac||IRG Group||Coleg Gwent-Newport|
|George Hinckley||Scania||Remit Training|
|Nicholas Garrtet||Gateshead College|
|Stephen Hill||Bridgend College|
|Aleksander Zielechowski||MAN Truck and Bus||Remit Training|
|Daniel Noddle||Northside Truck and Van|
|David McKeown||James McKeown ARC||Riverpark Training|
|Ieuan Morris-Brown||IRG Group||Cardiff and Vale College|
|Saul Dale||The Vella Group||Blackpool & the Fylde College|
|Omer Waheed||Davies Motor Company||Cardiff and Vale College|
|John Carlisle||Dennison Accident Repair||Riverpark Training|
|Ben Priestley||Porters Bodyshop||Riverpark Training|
Light Vehicle/Automotive Technology
|Jessica Brakenbury||Lookers Ford Middlesbrough||Skillnet|
|Robert Griffin||Cecil & Larter Volvo Bury St Edmunds||Calex UK Ltd|
|Robert Aldours||Weston College|
|Coll Izatt||Fife AutoTech Ltd||Fife College|
|Charlie Taff-Lavill||South Devon College|
Think you’ve got what it takes? Find out how you could be part of the IMI Skills Competitions and you could be the star of 2023
Automotive is changing and the IMI wants to help you make the shift. If you’ve got any questions, please get in touch on +44 (0)1992 519025, or send an email to email@example.com and we’ll try our best to help.
With my very best wishes
Richard Hutchins - IMI Competitions Manager