Top Technician 2018 – Finalists named


Top Technician 2018’s finalists have been named following the Top Technician 2018 semi final, held at the RMI Academy of Skills in Southam yesterday (Thursday 10 May).

10 semi finalists undertook a series of live diagnostic challenges overseen by the Top Technician panel of judges. From this group, the five finalists were identified.

The finalists for Top Technician 2018 are:

Shaun Miller               Miller’s Garage, Berkshire

David Weston             Snows Kia Guildford, Surrey

Matthew Pestridge      D&D Autos, Kent

Nigel Yardley             Yardley’s Garage, Nottinghamshire

Neil Currie                  Robertson Gemini, Scotland


They will be competing for the title at the Top Technician final, being held at Auto iQ in Northamptonshire on Saturday 23 June. The winner will then be announced later that evening at the Top Technician/Top Garage Gala Dinner 2018, being held at the Brampton Heath Golf Centre.

The Gala Dinner consists of a sit-down two-course meal, with music until midnight. The ticket price will include welcoming drinks at the table.

Cost of ticket £49.99 + VAT (£59.99 including VAT). Tables of 10 are available at a special rate.

To secure tickets, contestants should login with Top Technician/Top Garage, and click on “shop” on the top right of their screen.

Top Technician 2018 and Top Garage 2018 come to you in association with ABC Awards, Auto iQ, the Garage Equipment Association (GEA), the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and the Independent Garage Association (IGA).

Top Technician 2018 and Top Garage 2018 are sponsored by Pico Technology, Pro-Align, Ring Automotive and Snap-on.