Top Technician 2009 - Final 24 candidates #
Posted by Mark Banks on February 3, 2009, 2:02 pm
Message modified by board administrator February 3, 2009, 3:46 pm
Well done guys!!!!!
Post updated by UKAT:
Top 24 candidates revealed
The identity of the UKís top vehicle repair expert is one step closer to being revealed following the announcement of the top 24 candidates.
Entrants from throughout the UK completed a mixture of 27 multiple choice and open questions covering every aspect of advanced vehicle repair and diagnostics.
The top scoring technicians will now compete for a place in the competitionís grand final at one of two regional heats on March 6th and 7th in Bristol and Blackburn. Technician Conrad Omand will be travelling all the way from the Orkney Islands to compete for the top prize.
The final will take place on 29th April at the Jaguar Land Rover Training Academy in Warwick. The eventual winner will receive the prestigious title of Top Technician 2009 along with a £10,500 prize package.
The final 24 candidates still in the running are:
Jerry Carroll from Carrollís Garage in Paisley, Renfrewshire
Mark Chandler from Sherlodge Garage in Gillingham, Kent
Brian Cowan from Motortech in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
Richard Coward from Ancaster Nissan in Bromley, Kent
Barnaby Donohew from TJ Lobb in Grampound, Cornwall
Peter Duncombe from Crescent Road Garage in Cowley, Oxfordshire
Nigel Eves of Norton Way Peugeot in Letchworth, Hertfordshire
Mark Flaxman of Robinsons in Cambridge
Paul Gutsell of Guy Salmon Jaguar in Gatwick
Simon Harris from Pebley Beach Hyundai in Swindon, Wiltshire
David Hirst from DJ Hirst Motor Engineers in Rainham, Kent
Quinn Lawman from Barkway Service Station in Royston, Hertfordshire
Murdo Macleod of Ace Tuning in Lossiemouth, Moray
Conrad Omand from CS Omand Garage in Stromness, Orkney
Richard Perriman of Martin Pilley Services in New Milton, Hampshire
David Pullan from Carmaster in Knaresborogh, North Yorkshire
Rafal Rosielewski from Crewe Volkswagen in Crewe, Cheshire
Brian Sale of Ashtech in Ashton, Northamptonshire
Craig Stephens of Hightech Diagnostics in Tynewydd, Rhondda
David Symes of Exminster Garage in Exminster, Exeter
John Tinham of John Tinham Motor Engineer in Chelmsford, Essex
Andrew West of Erme Valley Autos in Ivybridge, Devon
Stuart White from Complete Car Maintenance in Ewhurst, Surrey
David Worth of St Martins Motor Services in Hereford
For more information on Top Technician 2009, go to www.toptechnician.co.uk