3 January 2012
Unfortunately, for the second time within two years I find myself in the unfortunate position of looking for work during these difficult economic times, due to being once again made redundant due to centre closure where I previously worked. I am a qualified post-16 Tutor / Trainer, learning practitioner, educator and IT specialist based in Plymouth, UK. If any prospective employers are interested in utilising my skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications in the areas of delivering, managing and supporting e-learning, learning and development, training, project based roles, IT and Internet or any other relevant vacancies then please view the following work related activities and content available on my website, blog and other social media that maybe of interest.
I thank you for your interest and look forward to hearing from you regarding any possible job opportunities.
UPDATE: Since this blog post was published I have successfully secured employment.
8 August 2011
I recently received the following testimonial of my work from Pipex Limited, who I have been working with since November 2010:
“David Massey has been working closely with the staff involved from Pipex since November of 2010 in his role as tutor and advisor on the training involved in the E.C.D.L computer literacy courses. David has made a great impression on all members of staff with his dedication and attention to detail he is always available when help or advice is required and has been invaluable to the students involved, it has been a pleasure to work alongside David and in no small measure his endeavours have resulted in many of the students achieving their targets. We have found David’s flexibility and problem solving to have been a great help during our time working together and would have no problem recommending him for any future or similar positions.” Quality Control Inspector, Works Director and Operations Manager
I have been working with this employer on site at their Head Office based in Plymouth to advise about the best solutions for their training and learning needs, deliver, support IT courses and qualifications as well as carry out testing. Training and learning opportunities delivered include the BCS ECDL Essentials, ECDL Extra, OCR ICT Skills For Life: Entry Level Certificate and Adult Numeracy: Level 1 and 2 Certificates utilising a flexible approach to suit the workload of staff.
Pipex Ltd is a successful award winning innovative company who design, manufacture, supply and install a variety of products from warship piping to wastewater products. They recently published a news article on their website regarding the first members of staff to complete the qualifications I’ve been delivering and supporting, as shown below.
I still continue to work with staff at Pipex and the positive relationship continues. I wish them continued success with their course and working towards the qualifications.
To view further testimonials and references please visit www.dpm.me.uk/cv
22 July 2011
Having completed the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy) in the Lifelong Learning Sector course which I have attended at Cornwall College St Austell, I have now been awarded this qualification as a qualified numeracy subject specialist tutor / teacher. This is awarded by University of Plymouth.
8 January 2011
Featured in Plymouth Herald newspaper on 8th January 2011 regarding the latest beginner computer course opportunities offered for the New Year. The course activities are part of the latest UK Online Centres Go ON – get more out of life online campaign. To view the article go to: http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/news/Beginner-courses/article-3078265-detail/article.html or click on the screenshot below.
26 May 2010
I have recently launched my YouTube Channel, which features a selection of uploaded videos / clips featuring me to showcase my work activities. The clips which are currently available on the channel include extracts from videos shown at past conferences to highlight the development, success and the sustainability of the successful workplace learning centre I previously managed and developed. They also illustrate some benefits of workplace learning, e-learning courses and partnership working.
Eventually, more clips will be uploaded. To view the YouTube Channel go to http://www.youtube.com/dpmassey
View the embedded clips below:
Union Learning Services Conference Video Clip
Workplace E-Learning Congress TV Video Clip
21 February 2010
During our Learning Services Conference, I delivered a workshop on e-learning with a colleague. The workshop was repeated three times during the conference on each day of the three days it was held between 19th February and 21st February, to ensure all delegates were able to attend and participate within the session.
The purpose of the workshop was to provide information and a demonstration of the new e-learning Skills for Life project, e-learning opportunities available, how the system works, activity to get delegates thinking of possible barriers to Skills for Life via e-learning, feedback problems and presented some typical barriers, discussed the timeline, training requirements and new developments in relation to the project. Over 120 delegates attended the event, which was the 6th Learning Services Conference held in Cardiff, Wales.
Preparing to deliver workshop as delegates arrive