Contact me for a quote for your training requirements.
My name is Paul Seaman, and officetrain.co.uk is my website, detailing the training services I can offer to companies in the South East and London.
There is a detailed copy of my CV below.
I began training whilst working at the BBC as a Studio Manager in Network Radio. I resigned in August 1998 to concentrate on PC training, and joined Specialist Computer Education (SCE) in London.
Here I gained experience in classroom training and also providing 1:1 coaching for individuals. Our clients included blue chip companies such as Barclays Bank, the Health and Safety Executive and Consignia. I have trained delegates at all levels within companies, from senior executives down.
In March 2001, I resigned from SCE and started working as a freelance trainer, based in Lewes in East Sussex.
My priorities in training are to:
∑ Delivering courses in the following products (all versions, including Office 2003):
∑ Experience in classroom training, 1:1 coaching and floorwalking support onsite
∑ Training a wide range of delegates, from new to experienced users
∑ Working with delegates at all levels in companies, from chief executives down
∑ Preparing training manuals, including exercises, handouts and manuals
∑ Running Specialist Computer Educationís London centre with responsibility for:
∑ Delivering training on bespoke software packages
∑ Devising, developing and delivering courses on a range of technical and PC equipment for BBC Radio
∑ Preparing a range of material, including comprehensive manuals and practical exercises, to support BBC training courses
∑ Developing working practices for journalists and technical staff working with new digital editing equipment
∑ Leading technical teams and being responsible for studio operation on live radio programmes such as Radio 4Today programme
∑ Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines
∑ Clean driving licence
2002 onwards Online Tutor for National Tutor Service, Learndirect
2001 onwards Independent Applications Trainer
1998 - 2001 IT Applications Trainer, SCE Applied Training, London
1993 - 1998 Sound Supervisor, BBC Radio News, London
1987 - 1993 Studio Manager, BBC Radio News, London
1987 Station Assistant, BBC TV Plymouth
1979 - 1986 Sound Assistant BBC Network Radio, London
2014 Microsoft Office 2013 Office Specialist Master
2011 Microsoft Office 2010 Office Specialist Master
2008 Microsoft Office 2007 Certified Application Specialist
2006 Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor
2005 Microsoft Office 2003 Master certification
2003 Sheffield College
Learning to Teach Online (LeTTOL) certificate
2002 LearnDirect/University for Industry
Module 16 Mentoring the Online Learner
2001 Microsoft Office Specialist
2000 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
1997 Train the Trainer Course (BBC)
1994 - 1996 Diploma in Computing (Open University)
1975 - 1978 BA Hons Mathematics Cambridge University (grade II.1)
1974 A Levels
1972 O Levels
References can be supplied on request