Justin Cooper, 29, from Amble, won his bronze medal in the IT
Support Technician competition. Justin studied his IT technician
course with the college last year and has now moved on to study an
HNC in Computing.
The Skills Show, the UK's largest skills and careers event, gave
youngsters the chance to discover a world of opportunities in
further education, skills and apprenticeships. The competitions are
open to all ages and run every year in around 70 different skills.
The WorldSkillsUK event plays a key part in lifting standards of
training and performance while promoting world class skills.
Toby Bell, IT lecturer at Northumberland College said: "Justin
should be rightfully very proud. To reach the national finals at
the Skills Show is a fantastic achievement in itself, but to have a
Bronze medal underlines Justin's hard work and determination to