The best technicians in the UK have been revealed following the finals of the SkillAuto competition.
SkillAuto is part of WorldSkills UK, the set of skills competitions managed in partnership with organisations from industry and education.
Full list of winners:
AutoPaint gold medal - Sean Burns Charles Hurst Accident Repair Centre in Northern Ireland, Tony Litchfield, Kynaston Autobodies Exeter
AutoPanel gold medal - William Howell, Howell Accident Repair Centre, Northern Ireland, Matthew Quinn, Charles Hurst Accident Repair Centre, Marcello Apollonio, Gimber Motors Cardiff
AutoTech David Horrocks from Bridgwater College, Mark Yates from the Honda Institute and Tom Crowther also from the Honda Institute were all awarded Silver for Autotech final held at EMCAT in Nottingham. No Gold or Bronze medals were awarded at this UK Final.
Successful competitors in the SkillAuto UK Final may have the opportunity to compete at an international level at WorldSkills - the largest international skills competition in the world.