GP Caravan Repairs is a mobile caravan repair operation providing a personal and professional service to motorhome and caravan owners in Falkirk and surrounding areas as well as Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and throughout Scotland.

My Qualifications

I started out my working life as a Mazda motor vehicle technician and served my time with Mazda, I then ran a petrol filling station studying accounts and customer service with Exon Uk.

I then moved into fitting towbars and towing electrics, selling and building commercial towing trailers up to 3500Kg then in the late 1980s.

I moved in to the touring caravan industry firstly repairing and servicing then progressing through into sales and latterly management covering all aspects of the caravan and motor home market.

Here are a list of my qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Caravan Engineering combined touring caravans and Motorhomes
  • ACOP cv1 Gas Safety (installation and Use) Regulations 1998
  • ACOP cv2 Gas British Standards Relating to LPG
  • ACOP cv3 Gas Industry unsafe categories, Procedures, Notices and labels
  • ACOP cv4 Identifying, servicing, commissioning and fault finding for LPG gas appliances
  • ACOP cv5 LPG Ventilation and Flues
  • ACOP cv6 LPG Soundness Testing ( Tightness Testing)
  • ACOP cv7 Installation, pipework and LPG hoses
  • ACOP cv8 LPG cylinder, Regulator and pipe sizing
  • City & Guilds Caravan Electrical Maintenance of touring caravans and Motorhomes ( Mains 230v)
  • City & Guilds Caravan Electrical Extra low Voltage of touring caravans and Motorhomes Level 3 ( 12volt )
  • Dometic Technical training course for Absorption and compressor refrigeration and sanitation products
  • Alde 3010 compact heating system training
  • Alde 3000 Boiler and heating system training
  • Wirehouse Risk and COSHH assessment training
  • National Trailer & Towing Association, CANbus Electrical Systems, wiring installations
  • National Trailer & Towing Association towbar fitting and electrics
  • National Trailer & Towing Association trailer servicing and maintenance
  • Sandler Negotiation and sales training modules 1 to 8
  • Gard X Vehicle protection system training
  • Whale water heater and space heater training
  • ITC Certificated in General Insurance for the motor and caravan industry
  • Truma Training in Motor movers, and Air Conditioning
  • Truma Training in all core products from water heating, room and space heaters
  • Truma complete range of LPG heating systems
  • FEAT Legal ,requirements, Employers responsibilities,, definition of hazard and risk, five steps to risk assessment.
  • First stop safety portable appliance testing
  • City & Guilds Certificated in General Insurance for the motor and caravan industry
  • BPW Axle, hubs and caravan chassis training
  • Caravan industry training organisation workshop road show on carver product range, whale water systems and spinflo cooker range
  • Caravan industry training organisation The Essentials of caravan repair
  • Bailey caravans core product range repairs and construction, Alu Tec repair training, Lunar Caravans core product range repair and construction
  • Coachman Caravans core product range repair and construction
  • Elddis Caravans core product range repair and construction including Solid
  • Enhanced Disclosure
  • Emergency first response first aider
  • City & Guilds motor vehicle Technician levels 1 to 5
  • EK Williams basic book keeping and filling station management
  • Exon mobile petrol station management and fire safety