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 trough 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

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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