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Heavy Vehicle Technology

Heavy Vehicle Technology

Heavy Vehicle Technicians service, maintain and repair heavy vehicle mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.



The competition has been designed to reflect the work role of a heavy vehicle technician, including skills such as time management, planning and problem-solving.

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per organisation 
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies (these can be found in the Tools section below) and must not have achieved a Level 3 in the last 12 months

Steps to taking part in this skills competition

  1. Register to enter this competition by 5 April 2019
  2. Competitors are requested to complete an online assessment at a selected center, details of the location will be sent to you after registration. The deadline for this stage is 26 April 2019
  3. Competitors will be invited to a National Qualifier at MAN Trucks Training Centre in Swindon in June 2019
  4. WorldSkills UK quality assure the results and finalists will be notified by September 2019
  5. Finalists will participate in the UK National Final at the NEC in November 2019 as part of WorldSkills UK LIVE

Additional information

  • Download the competition overview, core competencies and pre-competition activity pack from the Tools section to find out more about this skills competition and help with your preparation.

Heats, dates and venues

  • Competitors are required to complete an online assessment by 26 April 2019.
12/06/2019 MAN Trucks, Frankland Road, Swindon
13/06/2019 MAN Trucks, Frankland Road, Swindon
14/06/2019 MAN Trucks, Frankland Road, Swindon


Competition organising partner

Competition organising partner

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is the competition organising partner for the Heavy Vehicle Maintenance competition.

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