Professional Experience_______________________________________________

04/2018-10/2019 Learning Designer
18 Month Contract Network Rail, Milton Keynes, UK

  • Wrote classroom learning material for Maintenance Planners
  •  TNA, design and development for Track Geometry faults course

05/2017-2018 Courseware Designer
11 Month Contract Thales, Crawley, UK

  • Wrote Ispecs, to DSAT standards, on the Watchkeeper Drone project
  • SC clearance

10/2015-2016   Instructional Designer 
6 Month Contract, Royal Navy, HMS Collingwood, UK

  • Wrote Activity Based Learning (ABL) for integrated use in a workshop environment
  • Wrote Functional Specification for a Radar Simulator

07/2009-2015 Instructional Designer
5 Year Contract eLearning for Healthcare, virtual working, UK

  • Led a team of Instructional Designers in the creation of eLearning materials for the NHS
  • Produced generic XML driven ‘Scenario and Case Study session’ learning objects (Gold award in the Innovation in Learning Services category of The Learning Awards 2012)
  • Wrote scenario sessions and knowledge sessions on Acute Medicine

08/2007-2009 Instructional Designer
2 Year Contract Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, virtual working

  • Reviewed KS2-3 Mathematics lessons

06/2004-2007 Lead Instructional Designer
18 Month Contract Cranfield University, Shrivenham, England

Instructional design on:

  • 120 hour course for MOD army officer training
  • 20 hour explosives course

Supported lecturers and researching the use of:

  • Virtual classroom technologies
  • Rapid e-Learning development tools
  • Collaboration tools

05/2003-2004 Instructional Designer
9 Month Contract PPI, Slough, England

  • Instructional design of a 6 hour course on corporate web development for Glaxo-Smith-Kline.

2000/2003 Producer
4 Years Permanent Pearson Education / Broadband, London, England

  • Produced a BAFTA & BETT award winning blended Mathematics broadband KS1 and 2 schools product, including a 3D animated puppet video component, mathematics games software, text and web links
  • Wrote the functional specifications for the mathematics software

1994/2000 Freelance Technology Based Training Consultant
9 Month Contract GlobalKnowledge, Reading, England

  • Instructional design on 6 hour elearning course on oil technology for Saudi Aramco engineers

8 Month Contract Perot Systems, Basel, Switzerland

  • Instructed a team of Instructional Designers in the production of an e-Learning program on Microsoft Office – delivered on the company Intranet
  • Set-up procedures and standards for the project

12 Month Contract Gillette, London, England

  • Analysed, designed and developed an elearning package to test trainee’s ability to identify and name Gillette razor products and their component parts. Test results were automatically compiled in a database from which reports were generated

18 Month Contract ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), France

  • Designed and developed an e-learning course on airport security for the French civil aviation authority
  • Set-up a multimedia elearning facility

30 month contract T.R.O Learning, Heathrow, England

  • Performed a TNA and worked on the design of pilot training courses for the ATR 42, SAAB 2000 and the Canadair Regional Jet

1992/1994 WICAT Systems (UK)
5 years Lead Instructional Designer

  • Managed the project Abinitio (Ground Studies for Pilots) for Swissair
  • Wrote ‘Training Needs Analysis’ and ‘Courseware Design Standards’ documents for several different projects
  • Worked on the analyse and design of courses such as the 757/767 Pilot Maintenance Course, 747 Cabin Crew Training, 737 Systems Training and many others
  • Directed a video shoot on the 767/757 for LTU
  • Wrote ‘Quality Assurance’ packages to aid product improvement
  • Implemented a ‘Piper Cheyenne’ systems training course at Swissair’s training
    centre in Zurich

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