The finals in Lyon, run by WorldSkills International, will test young people’s skills in a host of technical disciplines and feature competitors and expert coaches from over 80 nations.

Having excelled in regional and national competitions, squad members will now be guided through specialist training by a team of highly skilled industry experts, former medal winners and performance coaches. This will help them prepare for the pressure of competing at international level.

The final team to represent the UK on the international stage will be announced in May 2024.

Introducing Squad UK

Select a skill below to find out who has made the squad.

3D Digital Game Art

Yasmin George – City of Glasgow College
James Roberts – Cardiff and Vale College

Aircraft Maintenance

Kaleb Szymanski – Coleg Y Cymoedd
Rosie Boddy

Autobody Repair

David McKeown – Riverpark Training
Ieuan Morris-Brown – Cardiff and Vale College

Car Painting

Photo of Conor competing internationally in the Car Painting competition

Miguel Harvey – Steer

Chemical Laboratory Technology

Photo of young lab technician looking into microscope

Wiktoria Kurkowska – Southern Regional College
Anastasiya Kovtun – Southern Regional College
Emily May – Middlesex University
Rebecca Liggett – Southern Regional College
Kasia Gierik – Manchester Metropolitan University

CNC Milling

Alex Whitemore – Babcock
Jacob Gibbon – University of Wales Trinity Saint David, FSG Tool and Die


Samantha Watkins – Savoy Hotel
Georgia Abernethy – Belfast Metropolitan College
Oska Ready – DN Colleges Group

Cyber Security

Max Clarke – University of South Wales
Arron Luker – University of South Wales
Alan Kraszewski – Devonport High school for Boys
Joseph Evans – Royal Air Force
Connor Pester – Exeter College

Digital Construction

Isabelle Barron – Sheffield Hallam University
Paul Hudson – Baker Hicks
Daniel Chesson – GDM Architects

Electrical Installations

Photo of Thomas competing internationally in the electrical installation competition

Daniel Knox – South West College


Michael Crilley – Gloucesteshire Engineering Training
Cai Jones – Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Scott Tavner – Gower College Swansea
Pawel Abramowicz – GE Aviation


Charlotte Lloyd – Reds Hair Company

Health and Social Care

Young person competing in Health & Social Care competition

Mollie Hewitt – The College of West Anglia
Edie Hanna – Sheffield College
Hannah Hillis – Southern Regional College

Industry 4.0

Mikhaela Rain Roy – Middlesex University
Simonas Brasas – Barking & Dagenham College

IT Network Systems Administration

Tyler Lewis – HCUC
Finley Graham – City of Glasgow College
Ryan Cranie – New College Lanarkshire
Nathanial Patrick – New College Lanarkshire
Luna Deards – North Hertfordshire College


Harry Scolding – Solihull College

Mechanical Engineering CAD

Nathan Young – New College Lanarkshire
Blair Foinette – New College Lanarkshire
Luke Clayton – New College Lanarkshire


Ben Love – Tameside College
Lucy Yelland – Tameside College

Painting and Decorating

Dior Regan – Lincoln College
Hattie Parnham – North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

Plumbing and Heating

Young person competing in Plumbing competition

Andrew McCann – South West College
Ruben Duggan – Coleg Y Cymoedd

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Young person competing in Refrigeration competition

Luke Haile – Eastleigh College

Restaurant Service

Ruby Pile – Cardiff and Vale College
Daniel Davies – coleg Ceredigion

Web Technologies

James McKay – The Bedford College Group
Mark Kiss – United Colleges Group
Euan Livingstone – Edinburgh College


Aron Jones – Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Lucas Moon – Wakefield College

Cabinet Making

Isaac Bingham – Obins Specialist Joinery


Robot Systems Integration

Charlie Carson – Northern Regional College
Jason Scott – Northern Regional College
Eva Hodgson – Bridgend College

Renewable Energy

Danny McBean – UHIMoray
Madeleine Warburton – Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Harry Stuart – Glasgow Clyde College (Cardonald Campus)
Thomas Turner – JTL

Additive Manufacturing

Oscar McNaughton – UWTSD
Eva Voma – GLLM
Jakub Strzelczyk – MTC
Lucas Langley – UTC Sheffield

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