Overview

This competition assesses the skills and abilities of competitors entering the field of Automotive Body Repair.

The competition is designed to reflect the work role of an automotive technician, including skills such as time management, planning and problem solving.

This competition is managed by The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) in collaboration with FMG RS, Toyota, Morelli Group, Car-O-Liner, and 3M.

Competitors taking part in this competition should be able to:

  • Collect, analyse, and organise information
  • Communicate ideas and information
  • Plan and organise work activities
  • Use mathematical ideas and techniques
  • Solve problems
  • Use current technology
  • Comply with H&S legislation

See how Rebecca’s technical skills developed through competing.

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Collect, analyse, and organise information

  • Communicate ideas and information

     

  • Plan and organise work activities

     

  • Use mathematical ideas and techniques

  • Solve problems

  • Use current technology

  • Comply with H&S legislation

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Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition.
  • There is no limit to the number of competitors permitted to enter this competition per organisation.
  • Entrants must be familiar with all of the core competences (found via the link in the Useful resources section below)
  • Competitors must be working towards a Level 3 qualification or have qualified no more than 12 months previous to competition registration opening.

How it works

Registrations are now open and close midnight 28th March 2024.

The entry stage of competition is a remote or online test, sent when a competitor registers.

Competitors will have 1 week to complete from receiving the task and the final deadline is 5th May 2024.

Live Qualifiers taking place on 15th, 16th & 17th May 2024 at Eyebox Coventry

National finals will take place between the 18th-22nd November 2024 in Manchester (venues TBC)

The WorldSkills UK/IMI Skills Competitions national finals also form part of the selection process for WorldSkills International competitions and the 2024 finals will be used to identify UK squad members for the world competition in Shanghai in 2026.

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