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  • Dan McCabe - former 3D Game Design competitor

    Dan McCabe - former 3D Game Design competitor

    After competing in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, Dan began his career as a game developer, working as an artist at Codemasters in Birmingham

  • Chris Renwick, Jacob Parker & Alex McCluskey - former Manufacturing Team Challenge competitors

    Chris Renwick, Jacob Parker & Alex McCluskey - former Manufacturing Team Challenge competitors

    How does the WorldSkills UK Manufacturing Team Challenge competition help get your ready for the world of work? Chris, Jacob and Alex explain!

  • Chichester College

    Chichester College

    Christian Notley is Head of Furniture Studies at Chichester College, WorldSkills UK Training Manager and WorldSkills International Expert for Cabinet Making. He embeds competition training into his college curriculum to help more young people go further, faster.

  • Dundee and Angus College

    Dundee and Angus College

    As Curriculum and Quality Leader at Dundee and Angus College, and WorldSkills UK Training Manager in Painting and Decorating, Mike Swan uses his international expertise to help Scottish skills system meets world-class standards.

  • Coleg Gwent

    Coleg Gwent

    As Car Painting Training Manager for WorldSkills UK, Rich Wheeler supports the next generation of industry professionals as they get ready to kick-start their careers. He uses international best practice to shape the curriculum at Coleg Gwent in Newport, Wales, where he works as a lecturer.

  • Riverpark Training and Development

    Riverpark Training and Development

    Dave Frizell is a Refinish Tutor and Trainer at Riverpark Training and Development. He was named winner of our 2018 Local Heroes Awards at WorldSkills UK LIVE.

  • Gower College Swansea

    Gower College Swansea

    Nicola Grant-Rees is a Hospitality Demonstrator and WorldSkills UK Instructor at Gower College Swansea. She uses WorldSkills UK Competitions to enhance the training she offers her students, helping them develop their competitive edge.

  • New College Durham

    New College Durham

    Colin Galley is Programme Leader for Vocational Access L1 IT, and an Inclusive Skills North East Coordinator at New College Durham. He helps lead our Inclusive Skills competitions, ensuring learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) are supported by WorldSkills UK Competitions.

  • Fife College

    Fife College

    Lee Priestley is a Lecturer in 3D Computer Animation at Fife College. He uses the WorldSkills UK 3D Digital Game Art competition to help shape his lessons and develop his students' skills.

  • Middlesex University

    Middlesex University

    Professor Mehmet Karamanoglu is Head of Department for Design Engineering and Mathematics at Middlesex University. He champions WorldSkills UK Competitions at Middlesex University to give students the skills they need to succeed in an ever-changing digital world.

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