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Profile & Qualifications




I have a wealth of experience in a wide range of employment. This helps me relate to the IT needs of a wide range of people, in a wide range of environments.

>  Batchelor of Forestry Science degree. This involved general Sciences, Ecomonics, Maths and specialised forestry management disiplines such as Marketing, Ecomonics, Engineering, Statistics etc (see more). Several years from mid 1970's to the end of the 1980's working in many aspects of forestry with the New Zealand Forest Service.

Diploma of Teaching (Secondary). Twelve years during early 1990's to mid 2005 teaching Senior Physics, Maths, Science and Technology. Five years as 'Lead Teacher ICT' which involved individual and staff training, attendance and presenting at ICT conferences and seminars, and integration and management of school wide reporting software (Classroom Manager)

Tourism / Recreation Industry. Several years work including, 2 years managing a commercial ski area with up to 40 staff, 2 years managing a club ski area, ski patroller, glacier guide and tour coach driver.


Computer & Networking Qualifications


 Microsoft Certifications:

 > Installing, configuring and administering Windows XP Professional -  (see more)

 > Managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 environment - (see more)

 Computing Technology Industry Association Certification:

 > Comptia A+ Certified computer technician - (see more)

 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course completion: 

 > Networking Basics

 > Routers and Routing Basics

 > Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing - (see more)

 Cisco Networking Academy, IT Essentials Instructor for:

 > IT Essentials 1 (prepares candidates for Comptia A+ exam) - (see more)

 > IT Essentials 2 (prepares candidates for Comptia Network+ exam) - (see more)

 Smart Computer Systems (Smartnet Server):

  > Accredited installer for Smartnet 2, Linux based server - (see more)