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Supporters play crucial role at Skills Challenge

9th Jun 2017

The IRTE Skills Challenge testing week is finished for another year, but before we look ahead to the awards ceremony, it is a good time to remark upon the incredible work of our supporters, in making the occasion possible.

SC Media Day

IRTE Skills Challenge Sponsors & Media Day proves valuable for all

8th Jun 2017

On Wednesday June 7 sponsors and media were invited to S&B Automotive in Bristol for the IRTE Skills Challenge.

Skills Challenge Day 4 Review

8th Jun 2017

The IRTE Skills Challenge went out with a bang on the fourth and final day at the automotive academy in Bristol.

Skills Challenge Day 3 Review

7th Jun 2017

The sun came out for the third day of the IRTE Skills Challenge, with sponsors and supporters joining the five teams for the media day.

Skills Challenge Day 2 Review

6th Jun 2017

On day two of the IRTE Skills Challenge, teams from First Bus UK, Arriva UK Bus and Arriva Bus and Coach checked in to the Automotive Academy in Bristol, all in anticipation of a busy day ahead.

Skills Challenge Day 1 Review

5th Jun 2017

The IRTE Skills Challenge got underway in Bristol on Monday with six teams taking part, four from RATP Dev London and two from Go Ahead London.

BAE Systems are raising awareness of their role in the bus industry

29th Mar 2017

BAE Systems, as one of our newest sponsors for the IRTE Skills Challenge, are looking to raise awareness of their role in the bus industry, specifically in enabling increased electrification and reducing harmful emissions.

Skills Challenge extends deadline for entries

27th Mar 2017

We have extended the deadline for entries in what is shaping up to be the best Skills Challenge yet. With more teams than ever registering their interest, there is still time to get your team in and prove you are the best in the business.

Alexander Dennis confident of IRTE Skills Challenge developmental role for young engineers

8th Mar 2017

Supporting the IRTE Skills Challenge for the first time, bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) believes the professional development of young people will play a big role in determining the future of the industry.

IRTE Skills Challenge a perfect fit for Bridgestone

15th Feb 2017

Global tyre manufacturer Bridgestone, supporting the IRTE Skills Challenge in 2017 for the seventh consecutive year, believe the competition gives them the close contact at the operational level that is ingrained in their company culture.

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