National competition

April – June | Competitors aged 16+, studying Level 2 RACHP upwards

SkillFRIDGE judges

Regional competitions will be held throughout the UK from April to June. 

Registered competitors will complete a series of tasks under strict time schedules and their work will be assessed by a panel of specially selected industry experts.

The proposed schedule of heats is as follows:

London – SkillFRIDGE RACHP super heat 

3 days of competitions at HVACR LIVE national show ExCel London

ExCel London

  • 20th April   – 6 competitor spaces
  • 21st April   – 6 competitor spaces
  • 22nd April  – 6 competitor spaces

This is an exciting opportunity for apprentices and we need to know asap numbers for this venue.

South West – Week commencing 4th May

North West – Week commencing 8th June

Scotland – Week commencing 15th June

Useful dates

  • Jan 2020  – College selection tests using SkillFRIDGE selection test and marking scheme is  available from this website.

This is test is designed to assist with your selection process, prior to registering a competitor.

  • Feb 2020 – if applicable, tutors to confirm permission with competitors employers .

Full registration opens from  2nd March until 2nd April 2020 on Worldskills UK website.

 To register a competitor, go to the WorldSkills UK website; this registration portal opens on the 2nd March and closes on 2nd April

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The SkillFRIDGE competition is in the engineering and technology sector/refrigeration

  • Nov 2020 –Worldskills UK  LIVE final at the NEC in NOV

The competitor who receives the highest score nationally will be crowned SkillFRIDGE national winner and will be invited to receive their accolade at the BESA Awards in November 2019.