Software and Computer experience:
As a Webmaster to a number of sites ranging from just a few pages up to 600 pages I am well conversant with the use of the HTML language, META Links, Graphics and Forms, I also understand cgi scripting and Java to a lesser degree.
I have teaching experience and I am a very good listener
I write programmes for computers to automate those time consuming jobs on both networks and PC's
I have long and tested experience with mostly PC's although I have worked with, and understand to a point, Apple Mac's, BBC's (Yuck!!!) and the dreaded Commodore 64!
I have built all my own computers after my early trials with a 386 16Mhz computer with 4Mb of Ram and a 40Mb Hard Drive, I now run a Pentium IV 2Ghz Computer with 128Mb of RAM and 120Gb of Hard Disk Space.
I currently work with and/or understand to a high level,
I am confident I can teach people how to use any of these programmes to a reasonable level of competence.
- MS Windows Seven
- MS Windows XP
- MS Windows Millennium
- MS Windows 2000
- MS Windows 98
- MS Windows 95
- MS Windows NT V4
- MS Windows 3.1
- MS Windows 3
- MS Windows 2
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
- Dial-up Networking
- Office Professional 2000 and XP (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- PageMaker 4, 5, 6, 6.5 and 7.01
- CorelDraw v11 and
- PhotoShop 4, 5, 6 & 7
I have tried and understood most of the HTML Editors on the market, and still believe that I can create better, more efficient web pages using an upgraded version of Windows NotePad (All the pages I have ever posted onto the Internet have been hand created).
As I was a Driving Instructor for about 2 and a half years. I Started my training with the British School of Motoring, where I learned to teach to the high level expected by the DoT and subsequently started my own business, with my own Driving School, The Queens park School of Motoring. The experience I gained whilst a Driving Instructor enables me to relate very closely to and work with, all types of people, from the very confident to the most timid.
I have worked in Schools teaching didgeridoo to a group of children in Upton Junior School.
I have had five years experience of Graphic Design, including Setting colour Brochures, Posters, Letter heads and Business Cards for 3 local Print Companies
I am very approachable, easy to get along with and I mix well
In the past, I have been an active member of Upton Infants School (Where I was on the governing body), Upton Junior School and, to a lesser extent, Lytchett Minster School
I am a programmer
I can write utilities to maintain and upkeep a computer network.
I am a bit of a workaholic
I like to get a job finished and work very hard to achieve deadlines.
I have a sense of humour
I need one working with computers!
I am also persuasive yet adaptable
This is demonstrated in the sites I have been able to secure. I am able to demonstrate to most people (my mother excluded - she hasn't even got a Television!!) how a website can be a benefit the way we work, play and live from day to day.