Top Techncian final two announced

Six finalists took part in challenging practical tests

Published:  19 May, 2014

The Top Technician 2014 Finals were held on Friday May 16th at the Honda Institute in Slough, with the top two being announced.

Jerry Carroll

The six finalists were required to work on a range of vehicles, including Honda Civics, a Motorcross bike and a Jaguar F-Type. From faulty infotainment systems to track day damage, each were given 50 minutes to diagnose faults and suggest repairs. The faults were created by the judges, including Tim Roberts, Rob Lewis (Jaguar Land Rover), Lee Collins (Snap-on), Steph Raikes-Cairns (IMI), John Hay (IMI) and Chief Judge Ian Gillgrass of the IMI.

Each of the six had demonstrated their knowledge through a series of online tests and the practical semi-finals. Congratulations to the other finalists who just missed out, again in alphabetical order, Andrew Gravel (Richard Dean Motor Engineering, North Lincs), Stephen Harrison (MTS Automotive Services, Reading), Peter Melville (Oscillotech Vehicle Services, Tonbridge) and Anthony Pickering (CBF Service Centre, Beccles)

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