They have been nominated by employers college tutors and training providers.  They have taken an online test to prove their theoretical knowledge.  They have taken part in 6 practical tasks in front of judges to prove their practical abilities.  Out of 500+ they are the top 6 in the UK for Light Vehicle Technology, Body Repair, Refinishing and Heavy Vehicle Technology!  Here are your 2017 IMI Skill Auto finalists………..


Light Vehicle Technology

  • Christian Wilson from Central College Nottingham and Car-Tech Prinxton
  • Thomas Sach from North Kent College and Guy Salmons Maidstone
  • Joshua Jones from Coleg Cambria and MR2 BEN
  • Declan Porter from North West Regional College and Donaghey’s Garage
  • Eoin McCloskey from North West Regional College
  • Damian Blaszcyyk from South West College and Tyre Safety Centre


  • Jordan Hemsley from Central College Nottingham and NK Motors
  • Dylan Russell from North West Regional College and Kerr Brothers Auto Body
  • Conor McKevitt from Riverpark Training and Wrights Accident Repair
  • Callum Green from Gateshead College and Chips Away
  • Cory Mather from Cardiff and Vale College and Trades Centre Wales

Body Repair

  • Callum Southern from Central College Nottingham and Sytner
  • Cillan John Campbell from Riverpark Training
  • Scott Patterson from Riverpark Training and TBR Accident Repair
  • Rauri Hesketh from Riverpark Training and Isaac Agnew
  • Jordan Barlow from North West Regional College and Lloyd Cooke Motors
  • Michael Kilner from Chesterfield College and Nationwide Just Car Clinic

Heavy Vehicle Engineering

  • Andrew Jones-Lofting from Fife College and Fife Council
  • Luke Copplestone from Scania GB Ltd
  • Tom Hill from Greenhouse Commercials Ltd
  • Kieran Leyland from Ryder Ltd
  • Andrew Kelly from Ford and Slater Ltd
  • Luke Hopkins from Stephenson College–Volvo and B Thompson & Sons Transport

World Skills Uk

  • Body Repair: Shawn Dyson
  • Refinishing: Tom Harris
  • Heavy Vehicle Engineering: Taylor Yuill

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