ChipsAway tech makes final

Callum Green, an employee at ChipsAway North Tyneside Car Care Centre, has secured his place in the auto refinishing final of IMI Skill Auto 2017/Worldskills UK.

Callum has been working for ChipsAway North Tyneside for the past three years, as part of an apprenticeship scheme through Gateshead College, which is also an Automotive Centre of Excellence.

Employer, Garry Charlton said, ‘I’m hugely proud of Callum making it through to the final six in his category, and know he has exactly what it takes to go all the way and win the competition. His repairs are always spot on and he takes great pride in his work, which my customers are extremely pleased with day in, day out.’

Callum said, ‘I’m thrilled to have made it through to the last stage and now just can’t wait to try and win at the finals. It’s a tough competition, but hopefully I can impress the judges enough and can’t wait to show them just what I can do.’

IMI Skill Auto 2017 takes place the NEC, Birmingham on 16-18 November.

To find out who else will be competing, click here.