More than 30 years of industry experience in the built environment

Mark has been the driving force behind the national RACHP industry vocational skills competition formerly known as SkillFridge since 2011 up to the Final held at Installer Live 2023. He has since made a quiet retreat and handed over the delivery to a new partner who will continue to work with Worldskills UK. For more information on national skill competitions visit Worldskills UK.

Mark continues to hold the post of Worldskills UK skill competition expert (RACHP) for internationals since 2009, was Chief Expert for Worldskills International London 2011, international competition manager for the special edition in 2022, and appointed as Chief Expert once again for Lyon 2024. For more information on international skill competitions visit Worldskills International.

Mark has relished the unique opportunity to have developed numerous young RACHP apprentices from national competition success to Worldskills International skill competition medal winning status. You can discover more on our national competitions page.

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"Thank you for your visit to HoChiMinh City University. The skills training you provided was excellent, our trainees were impressed with the techniques you showed them and our management team are now better prepared for the ASEAN Skills competition – hope to see you in London for the Worldskills 2011 finals."

- BUI TRUNG THANH MSc (Dean), Ph.D NGUYEN THANH HAO (Vice Dean & Expert), Mr. Nguyen Tien Canh (Lecturer & Expert). September 2010

Vapour compression principles course

"Great course, and enjoyed by all, we learnt a lot over the 2 days which will benefit the contract and has increase confidence in the team." – T. Chapman, January 2012. 

- T. Chapman, January 2012

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