North West England

IRTE

Northern

On this page you can view the contact details of our regional officers, a list of our upcoming events and the latest news from the region/centre.

North West England

Modern Vehicle Diagnostics

31st May 2018

Leading diagnostic equipment providers TEXA (UK) limited invite members and guests to their training centre and headquarters at Nelson for an insight into the world of vehicle diagnostics and fault finding. Click below for further details.

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Responsibilities of the Road Transport Engineer

28th Jun 2018

This presentation on the legal responsibilities of the road transport engineer is a must attend event for any technician, service provider, fleet engineer or operator. Please click below for further details.

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PSV lecture for IRTE Northern Centre

21st May 2018

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre April CPD presentation was given by 3 generations of the Aspinall family who gave an informative lecture on the history and operations of Holmeswood coaches and B.A.S.E. limited.

Schmitz Cargobull presents to IRTE Northern Centre

6th Apr 2018

Organiser: Centre
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The March CPD lecture for the IRTE Northern Centre was given by Stephen Mallett and Simon Mols of Schmitz Cargobull on new innovations.

Engineering Endeavours at IRTE Northern Centre

5th Mar 2018

Organiser: Centre
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Following the Annual General Meeting in February the IRTE Northern Centre were honoured to welcome back former Hon. Chairman and committee member David L Rimmer, who gave a presentation to the 46 members and guests present titled Engineering Endeavours.

IRTE Northern Centre Young Engineer of the Year 2018

2nd Mar 2018

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre Young Engineer of the Year 2018 presentation took place after the Annual General Meeting in the presence of Society of Operations Engineers President Howard Seymour in February.

Road Haulage Association presents to IRTE Northern Centre

2nd Feb 2018

Organiser: Centre
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The IRTE Northern Centre held its first lecture of 2018 in January with RHA representative Jeff Marriott, giving a CPD lecture titled Legislation and Legal Updates to members and their guests. In total 23 members and 20 guests were present.

Committee members

Chairman

John Haworth EngTech MSOE MIRTE
Email: johnchaworth@aol.com
Telephone – day: 01254 581 727

Hon Treasurer

Michael Sweetmore EngTech MSOE MIRTE LCGI
Email: mick.sweetmore@nwas.nhs.uk
Telephone – day: 0845 112 0 999

Hon Secretary

C Mitchell EngTech MSOE MIRTE LCGI
Email: neil_mitchell_218@hotmail.co.uk
Telephone – day: 07715 321 682

Northern Centre

25th Feb 2016

The IRTE Northern Centre was founded in 1948 and the majority of its activities are based in the central Lancashire area. The centre has an active committee of 13 members with a wide variety of experience in road transport including vehicle technicians, fleet engineers, workshop controllers, retired truck sales managers, and a DVSA enforcement examiner.