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Registrations for the 2017 WSUK Competition Cycle are now closed.

The regional heat dates are shown below if you would like to attend a heat to see the competitions in action, please email customer.services@semta.org.uk.

If you are interested in taking part next year,  please read our information leaflets that provide an outline of the competition.

This is a practical competition that will test your logic, design and fault finding skills in a challenging environment. This replaces the Mechatronics (Advanced) competition with minimal changes. To complete the tasks competitors are expected to apply their theoretical knowledge of fundamental principles, automation, pneumatic, electrical/electronic and PLC technologies. 

The skills that are tested in the practical competition include:

• designing, building and testing pneumatic, electro-pneumatic circuits and PLC programmes for sequential and non-sequential tasks
• using appropriate sensors and actuators to build simple automated systems.
• adding new functionality and operations to a given application.
• General impression and function

Skills Competition Leaflets

Download the Mechatronics leaflet.

Download the Mechatronics Training to Succeed booklet.


Regional Heat Dates and Venues

Date Venue Venue Address
11/05/2017 Northern Regional College Selection Event - Ballymena Campus, Farm Lodge Building, Farm Lodge Avenue, Ballymena BT43 7DF
16/05/2017 Middlesex University The Burroughs, London NW4 4B





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