Introducing your 2022 IMI Skills Competitions finalists….. 

The 2022 IMI Skills Competitions have been underway since February, employers and tutors have been nominating their top new talent, they then went onto take part in an online knowledge quiz, the top 84 then took part in 6 practical tasks in a one day live event.  Below are your top 6 in each stream, representing the best new talent in the UK!





Refinishing 2022
Name Employer Training Organisation
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


Heavy Vehicle Technology 



Heavy Vehicle 2022
Name Employer Training Organisation
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
Max Winter Skillnet


Body Repair 

Body Repair 2022
Name Employer Training Organisation
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 Technology 













Light Vehicle/Automotive Technology 2022
Name Employer Training Organisation
Jessica Brakenbury Lookers Ford Middlesbrough Skillnet
Ewan Grigor Skillnet
Robert Griffin Cecil & Larter Volvo Bury St Edmunds Calex UK Ltd
Robert Aldours Weston College
Col Izzat Fife AutoTech Ltd Fife College
Charlie Taff-Lavill South Devon College


Next steps…

Our finalists will now receive training on the latest equipment they will use in the final, a visit with their employers to prepare for the final and an all expenses paid trip to Cardiff and Vale College for the live final in November!

If you want to see your name here in 2023 then find out how to apply here

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