The APL WorldSkills final took place last week from 15-17 November at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC in front of over 100,000 visitors over the three days. The first of four days was a training and familiarisation day, then the competitors had 16 hours to individually build a garden from scratch designed by head judge and APL General Manager, Phil Tremayne.
This year’s competitors included two Greenmount Students
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture, and
Foundation Degree in Horticulture as well as Matthew Wood, Myerscough College, Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers, Connor Pegler, Warwickshire College and Douglas Beck, Wiltshire College.