An enthusiastic, self motivated individual who always strives to achieve a very high standard in whatever is undertaken. Offers the ability to motivate others; proven leadership skills within a team environment; extensive experience and understanding of Fire Service within local Authority and Defence Fire and Rescue Service.
Deliver course contents in accordance with course documentation including Instructional Specification (IS), course programmes, lesson packs and Training Event Scenario S
November 2009 – Present
Watch Manager (Instructor)
Defence Fire Training & Development Centre, Manston, Kent
Deliver course contents in accordance with course documentation including Instructional Specification (IS), course programmes, lesson packs and Training Event Scenario Sheets.
Maintain and update course contents for approval by the Chief Instructor.
Monitor and maintain course discipline and dress standards throughout the instructional period and report any deficiencies to the Course Manager.
Ensure all elements of the Health & Safety and Equality & Diversity policies are implemented and all students strictly adhere to the procedures.
Conduct continuous student assessment as required by the relevant course documentation and assist IPDS as required during formal assessments
Undertake continuous personal development.
Attend courses and attain qualifications as required to meet my current role and those required for future career progression.
I am also responsible for undertaking any other duties delegated through the chain of command which are commensurate with my role and rank. This would include for me, skills, knowledge and the competences of my grade, and various courses to enhance my instructional role.
January 1999 – November 2009
Crew Manager DFRS
RAF Fairford( USAF), Gloucestershire
Taking responsibility of a fourteen man crew on a on a rotating 24 hour shift pattern.
Devising training sessions for groups and tailoring individual sessions.
Ensuring up to date knowledge on procedures for aircraft fire fighting in line with the NFPA and all associated station operational requirements.
March 1996 – May 2006
Hereford & Worcester Fire Brigade
Responding to call outs via a personal pager within a given time period.
Following procedure whilst working part of a team, attending regular training sessions and taking an active role within the community.
January 1995 – 1999
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
October 1986 – January 1992
Lance Corporal – British Army
Tour of duty included Northern Ireland, Gulf war, Germany.
Specialised in Mine Warfare and Demolitions , Part of Assault Troop
R Squadron (Selection) , 22 SAS Hereford
Graduate Member The Institution of Fire Engineers
Member Chartered Management Institute
General Certificate NEBOSH
Edexcel Level 4 Teaching in the lifelong learning sector.
Edexcel Level 3 A1 Assessor
I LM level 3 Workplace Coaching for Team Leaders and First line Managers
July 2013 Station Managers Incident Management
March 2013 Radiation Supervisor course
February 2013 Chief Fire Officers Commendation
January 2013 Hazmat awareness training
December 2013 Compartment Fire Behaviour Training Instructor
January 2013 Fire safety module 3
March 2012 BAFE trainer in servicing portable fire extinguishers
August 2011 ISOH (Managing Safely)
April 2011 Watch Manager Effective Management (DFRMO/CCI)
August 2010 First aid at work
August 2010 Risk Assessment Training
August 2010 Certificate of Coaching and Motivation
July 2010 Equal Opportunites in the MOD
July 2010 Fire safety module 2
June 2010 Fire safety module 1
May 2010 Defence Train The Trainer Course
April 2010 Road Traffic Incident Instructor
April 2010 First Responder and CPR (USAFE)
March 2010 Completed NVQ A1 Assessor
March 2010 Compartment Fire Behaviour Training level 4
February 2010 Breathing Apparatus Instructor
February 2006 Operational Refresher Course (Crash)
December 2009 Emergency Response Driver
July 2009 Module 4 Incident Management
April 2000 Equal Opportunites in the MOD
August 2000 Intermediate Counselling Skills
October 2003 Crew Commander Course (Hereford and Worcester Fire Authorty)
June 2002 Basic Counselling Skills
August 2007 Fire-fighter I (USAFE)
August 2007 Fire-fighter II (USAFE)
August 2007 Emergency Response to Terrorism For Emergency Responders (USAFE)
March 2005 Space Shuttle Rescue Procedures Course (AFB Patrick)
December 1997 Hazardous Materials Operations (USAFE)
October 1995 Hazardous Materials Awareness (USAFE)
July 1998 Leading Firefighter Final Exams
September 1995 Basic Firefighting Course
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