Saturday, 20 Apr 2024

Watch the WorldSkills 2019 medal ceremony live here from 5pm (UK time) today, and see Russian president Vladimir Putin address the crowds of supporters and competitors.

It will also be broadcast on SKY 192 and Freesat 161, but you can also catch the action via FE Week’s Twitter account and website.

FE Week is proud to be the official media partner for WorldSkills UK and Team UK.

FE Week will is onsite in Kazan to bring rolling coverage of Team UK’s progress. To find out more about the what, when and why of WorldSkills, read our handy guide.

Here are all of the Team UK competitors in the running for a medal:

3D digital game art – Patrick Buckley

Provider: West Cheshire College

Training manager: Mike Spence, Arcademic


Aircraft maintenance – Haydn Jakes

Provider: Nottingham University

Employer: Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Training manager: Martin Yates

Architectural stonemasonry – Ethan Conlon

Provider: Bath College

Employer: APS Masonry

Training manager: Marc Pate, Man of Stone


Automobile technology – Declan Porter

Provider: North West Regional College

Employer: Donagheys Garage

Training manager: Barry McDaid, North West Regional College

Beauty therapy – Rebecca West

Provider: East Sussex College

Employer: Bespoke You

Training manager: Jenna Wrathall Bailey MBE, Jenna Wrathall Bailey Training


Bricklaying – Lewis Greenwood

Provider: York College

Employer: PDS Construction

Training manager: Michael Burdett, York College


Cabinet making – Owen Aldous

Provider: Chichester College

Employer: Callow & Co

Training manager: Christian Notley MBE, Chichester College


Car painting – Conor McKevitt

Provider: Riverpark Training

Employer: Wrights Accident Repair Centre

Training manager: Richard Wheeler, Coleg Gwent


Carpentry – Jack Goodrum

Provider: The College of West Anglia

Employer: Peter Goodrum Ltd

Training manager: Gareth Evans, University of Wales Trinity St David – Construction Wales Innovation Centre


Chemical laboratory technician – Tonicha Roberts

Employer: Eurofins Forensic Services

Training manager: Dr Dirk Wildeboer, Middlesex University


Cloud computing – Eduard Adam

Provider: Bradford College

Training manager: Wei Jie, University of West London



CNC milling – Elliott Dawson

Provider: Training 2000

Employer: Fort Vale

Training manager: Mike Watson, GKN Aerospace


CNC turning – Jack McCarthy

Provider: DMG Mori

Training manager: Adam Youens, Coleg Cambria



Construction metal work – Tyler Atkinson

Provider: Burnley College

Employer: WEC Group

Training manager: Andy Whitehouse, Dudley College of Technology


Cooking – Sam Everton

Provider: Pembrokeshire College

Employer: Crwst Council

Training manager: Sean Owens, SO Consultancy


Cyber security – Kyle Woodward

Provider: Cardiff and Vale College

Training manager: Kamadchisundaram Sureshkumar, NESCOT


Cyber security – Adrian Cybulski

Provider: Glasgow Clyde College

Training manager: Kamadchisundaram Sureshkumar, NESCOT


Electrical installation – Thomas Lewis

Provider: Cardiff and Vale College

Employer: Blue Electrical

Training manager: Gareth Jones, Coleg Gwent


Electronics – Thomas Andrews

Provider: Alton College

Employer: Sonardyne International

Training manager: Steven Williams, Gower College Swansea


Floristry – Elizabeth Newcombe

Provider: Guildford College

Employer: Self-employed

Training manager: Laura Leong


Hairdressing – Phoebe McLavy

Provider: Coleg Sir Gar

Employer: Morgan Edward Salon

Training manager: Linzi Weare, Reds Hair Company


Joinery – Christopher Caine

Provider: Pembrokeshire College

Employer: DH Carpentry and Joinery

Training manager: Andrew Penegelly


Landscape gardening – Samuel Taylor

Provider: Myerscough College

Employer: Garden TLC

Training manager: Simon Abbott


Landscape gardening – Shea McFerran

Provider: CAFRE

Employer: Logan Landscape

Training manager: Simon Abbott


Manufacturing team challenge – Andrew Joyce

Provider: Stegta

Employer: CarnaudMetalBox Engineering

Training manager: Daytun Unitt, Coleg Cambria


Manufacturing team challenge – Isaac Khan

Provider: Stegta

Employer: CarnaudMetalBox Engineering

Training manager: Daytun Unitt, Coleg Cambria


Manufacturing team challenge – James Thomason

Provider: Stegta

Employer: CarnaudMetalBox Engineering

Training manager: Daytun Unitt, Coleg Cambria


Mechanical Engineering CAD – Ross Megahy

Provider: New College Lanarkshire and the University of Strathclyde

Employer: University of Strathclyde


Mechatronics – Jack Dakin

Employer: Toyota Manufacturing UK

Training manager: Calum Knott, Festo Didactic



Mechatronics – Danny Slater

Employer: Toyota Manufacturing UK

Training manager: Calum Knott, Festo Didactic


Painting and decorating – Callum Bonner

Provider: Forth Valley College

Employer: Clackmannanshire Council

Training manager: Michael Swan, Dundee and Angus College


Plastering and drywall systems – Curtis Johnson

Provider: SERC

Employer: Self-employed

Training manager: David Kehoe, British Gypsum


Plumbing and heating – Thomas Thomas

Provider: Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor

Employer: Aer Cymru

Training manager: Ronald Ferris


Restaurant service – Collette Gorvett

Provider: Gower College Swansea

Training manager: Dr Shyam Patiar MBE



Visual merchandising – Konnar Doyle

Provider: City of Glasgow College

Training manager: Julianne Lavery, University of Westminster


Wall and floor tiling – Mark Scott

Provider: City of Glasgow College

Employer: J McGoldrick and Sons Council

Training manager: Paul Doran, Southern Regional College


Refrigeration and air conditioning – Orlando Rawlings

Provider: Grimsby Institute

Employer: Daikin UK

Training manager: Mark Forsyth, Coriolis International

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