Daniel Coll, one of our third-year apprentices, has made it through to the National Qualifier stage of the SkillELECTRIC 2023 competition.
SkillELECTRIC is the search for the UK’s best young electrician and the premier skills competition for the UK’s electrical industry. Each year, the best electrical students and apprentices from across the UK compete to win a place in the competition’s grand final.
Daniel has successfully made it through the entry stage, which involved competitors completing a series of online, timed, interactive tasks. The tasks included a safe isolation exercise, documenting a material list for the installation provided on the day, a knowledge section comprised of 23 questions, and finally a testing exercise. Only those with the top scores successfully make it through to the national qualifying heats.
John Skinner, Head of Operations at DTGen, said: “This is great news, not just for Daniel, but for the whole apprenticeship programme at DTGen – it demonstrates that our people are actively learning and developing strong skills to take forwards in their careers. Congratulations Daniel!”
The national qualifying heats will take place across the country between the end of April and June, and finalists will go on to participate in the UK National Final in November.
SkillElectric said: “SkillELECTRIC provides a platform to showcase the best young talent working in the industry and highlights the opportunities that becoming an apprentice electrician provides.
“Taking part in SkillELECTRIC equips apprentices in industry with the world-class skills needed to help organisations maintain their competitive edge.
“For colleges and independent training providers, participating in SkillELECTRIC provides a proven method to achieve real results for young people of all abilities.”
Find out more about SkillELECTRIC here www.skillelectric.org.uk