Winners 2014

The IRTE Skills Challenge 2014 awards were attended by guest of honour Sir Moir Lockhead, patron of SOE at Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon on 17 July 2014.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:

Top Scoring Bodywork Technician

sponsored by Bridgestone

Winner: Paul Lenihan - Tower Transit
Runner up: Simon Mockford - Go-Ahead
Highly Commended: Gary Henshaw - FirstGroup

Top Scoring Electrical Technician

sponsored by Shell

Winner: Colin Harris - Arriva
Runner up: Kevin Hunter - London United
Highly Commended: George Leach-Walton - London United

Top Scoring Mechanical Technician

sponsored by Allison Transmission

Winner: Stephen Cribbin - Abellio
Runner up: Peter Buckle - FirstGroup
Highly Commended: Martin Tomkins - Metroline

Electrical & Mechanical Award

sponsored by Knorr-Bremse

Winners: David O'Hara & Peter Buckle
Runners up: Chris Brown & Martin Tomkins

DVSA Inspection Technician Award

Winner: Adam Geddes - Preston Bus
Runner up: Stephen Cribbin - Abellio

DVSA Inspection Apprentice Award

Winner: Jon Marriage - Metroline
Runner up: Tina Hayden-Williams - FirstGroup
Runner up: Daniel Kitchen - Preston Bus

Top Scoring Bodywork Apprentice

Winner: Mark Rawcliffe - Preston Bus
Runner up: Gregory Pinto - Tower Transit

Top Scoring Electrical Apprentice

Winner: Daniel Gardner - Arriva
Runner up: Daniel Robinson - FirstGroup

Top Scoring Mechanical Apprentice

Winner: Pamela Chapman - Arriva
Runner up: Tina Hayden-Williams - FirstGroup

The IRTE Award for Outstanding Achievement

Winner: Keval Rayatt, Colin Harris & Tom Hubbard - Arriva

Proud sponsors

  • Alexander Dennis Logo
  • Allison Transmission Logo
  • BAE Systems Logo
  • Bridgestone Logo
  • Groeneveld Group Logo
  • Knorr-Bremse Logo
  • Shell FuelSave Diesel Logo
  • Teng Tools Logo

Proud partners

  • Route One Logo
  • S & B Logo
  • Transport Engineer Logo

Proud supporters

  • Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency
  • Man