IRTE Skills Challenge


What is the IRTE Skills Challenge?

Pioneered by the IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers), the IRTE Skills Challenge champions and rewards the vital work and skills of bus engineers across the UK.

In summer 2015 bus and coach operators from all over the UK put forward teams to compete in a series of engineering challenges covering the three disciplines of mechanical, electrical and bodywork, to see who had the best technicians in the industry.

See a list of the 2015 IRTE Skills Challenge Winners

How do I get involved?

It’s easy. Simply click ‘Be Part of it’, fill in the form and we’ll do the rest.

Be part of the 2016 Challenge

Register your interest in IRTE Skills Challenge 2016


Click on the link and use the following details to take the IRTE Skills Challenge

username: irtechallenge
password: Password@1

IRTE Skills Challenge 2016 - Take the test

Skills challenge photo gallery

View our photos in the skills challenge gallery

IRTE Skills Challenge 2016 - View the gallery
IRTE Skills Challenge 2016 - web advert

Latest News

Major bus operators battle it out in Skills Challenge

15th Jun 2016

The IRTE Skills Challenge 2016, which took place in early June, saw 10 major operators and 50 competitors face off in a bid to discover the best in the coach and bus world.

Bus and coach operators invited to take up the Challenge

18th Feb 2016

Bus and coach operators looking to test their skills against the best in the business have until 31 March to sign up to the IRTE Skills Challenge 2016.

Challenge is on to find best of bus and coach

5th Jan 2016

The new-look IRTE Skills Challenge - an exciting annual competition that aims to find the best bus and coach technicians and apprentices in the UK and Ireland – is now open for registration.

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