IRTE Skills Challenge News

Skills Challenge 2018 off to a flying start

5th Jun 2018


The IRTE Skills Challenge 2018 kicked-off with teams from Abellio, Lothian Buses and Tower Transit entering the competition arena at the S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.

Cleaner vehicles: Which is the best way to go?

14th Mar 2018


BAE Systems, back to sponsor the IRTE Skills Challenge for a second year, is pledging its future to the industry by diversifying its offering away from diesel.

Technicians pivotal to any maintenance organisation

7th Mar 2018


Technicians will always be a ‘pivotal point’ within any maintenance organisation and the complexity of modern vehicles will mean the need for highly skilled technicians will continue to grow, says Allison Transmission UK & ROI OEM Account Manager, Ashley Brooks.

Bridgestone open new training facility

21st Feb 2018


Bridgestone, sponsors of the IRTE Skills Challenge for an eighth consecutive year, will reinforce its commitment to the future of the commercial tyre industry when it unveils a state-of-the-art, purpose-built training facility for tyre technicians to benefit from.

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.