Hunt for Technician of the Year

  • Now in its fourth year, the acclaimed Land-based Engineering Training and Education Committee (LE-TEC) Technician of the Year Competition returns, as part of the We Are Land-based Engineering campaign

Whether you’re an apprentice technician just starting out, or a master technician with years of experience under your belt, LE-TEC are looking to hear from you!

Simply record a short video telling us:

– who you are and what you do, how you got into this industry,

– what makes it so rewarding,

– and why do you think others should consider it as a career .

You don’t have to worry if it’s a selfie style video, or a blockbuster production, it’s your story and LE-TEC  want to hear and that’s what could win you the prize!

Prizes already confirmed include:

–          A Makita UK Job Site Radio MR003GZ

–          A Makita UK 221 Piece Tool Kit E-10883

–          A STIHL 100 Plus Control Pressure Washer

–          More prizes announced in coming weeks!

In previous years this competition has uncovered incredible talent such as James Hood of Manitou UK, Brad Smith of B&B Tractors, Laura Bassnet from Ernest Doe and Will Twigg from Farol.

By entering this competition, not only do you stand a chance at winning some fantastic prizes, but also, you’ll be helping to shine a light on this incredible industry by telling your own story and sharing your journey!

So, how can you enter? You can submit your videos directly to, message them to 07851 251 157, or alternatively, scan the QR code below and send them direct via WhatsApp! For help on sending larger files, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Following LE-TEC’s launch of the We Are Land-based Engineering campaign in December 2022 which was created to work as a hub of information for students, parents and teachers to find out more information on land-based engineering and the varied and rewarding careers it has to offer. There is also detailed information on educational routes into the industry, therefore the competition now fits perfectly as part of this campaign.

Closing date – 31st May 2023