The deadline for completing the online test is January 18. Entrants will gain free Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) and the winner will win £2,500, tickets to a GEA Aftermarket Technical Workshop, sponsor prizes and free publicity for their place of business.
Those who achieve ATA will take a second written test. The 12 highest-scoring technicians will then be invited to battle it out at the live finals. These will be held on the Top Technician stand at Workshop 2008, April 15-17 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Top Technician 2007 Clive Atthowe, of Clive Atthowe Tuning in Norwich, said: “It’s great for the trade that people are tested and taxed and kept on their toes. The competition encourages people to make sure they’re up-to-date with their skills and knowledge.”