2017 Training Design and Development – Diploma (currently studying)
2013 Education (TESOL) – Graduate Certificate
2012 Training and Development (Tertiary Education Management) – Degree
2005 Adult Education (Human Resource Development) – Associate Degree
2013 Training & Assessment (TAE40110) – Certificate 4 (Trade)
2011 Accounting (Diploma Level) – Statement
2010 Communication and Media – Certificate 4 (With Distinction)
2000 VET (LLN Specialist) (Diploma Level) – Statement
1996 Information Technology – Certificate 3
Tertiary Education – Other studies completed
2001 Occupational Health and Safety (Office) & (Computers)
2001 Business Maths and Statistics
2003 Prepare and Manage Budgets and Forecasts
2003 Prepare and Manage Business Taxation Records
1993 Legal Institutions in Australia
Other Certificates and Awards
2013 Grassroots Campaign Training (Politics) – Campaign Direct, Australia
2011 First Place English Acting Competition (Writer and Director) – China Provincial Education Bureau
2011 Foreign Expert’s Certificate (Training and Education) – Chinese Government
2011 Selected as Judge for English Speaking And Talent Competition – CCTV (China Central TV Network)
2006 World Of Difference Social Awareness Program Winner _ Vodafone Australia
2006 Public Relations Media Presentation And Interview Skills – Vodafone Australia
2001 Suitability Notice For Child Related Employment – Australian Government
1998 Customer Service & Retailing Course – Coles Supermarkets Australia
1991 Delicatessen Operations and Management – Woolworths Supermarkets Australia
1990 Supermarket Department Management – Woolworths Supermarkets Australia
1990 Introduction To Retailing – Woolworths Supermarkets Australia
1996 Search And Rescue basic Training – State Emergency Services, NSW, Australia
1994 Structures Fire Fighting Course – Rural Fire Service, NSW, Australia
1994 LPG Gas Fire Suppression Course – Rural Fire Service, NSW, Australia
1994 Fire Fighter Basic Training – Rural Fire Service, NSW, Australia
1993 Security Officer Training Course – School Of Security Studies, NSW Police Academy, Australia
1987 Basic and Advanced Correctional Officers Training – NSW Government, Australia
Organisations Trained in China and Australia (Contract Consultant – Management and ESL Training)
STA (Canada), Volvo/Geely (Sweden/China), Sichuan Telekon (China), Symantec (USA), Marposs (France), Procter and Gamble (USA), Petro China (China), Maersk (Denmark), Texas Instruments (USA), IBM (USA), Wal-mart (USA), UPS (USA), Nanjing Lawyers (China), Syngenta (Switzerland), Big Issue Magazine (Australia), Queensland Mental Health Service, TAFE Disability Services, Woodlawn Mines, Australians for Reconciliation, State Emergency Services (SES), Centrelink, NSW Health Department.
Educational Institutions (Contract Consultant – Management and ESL Training)
China: Chengdu University of Technology (Chengdu), South West University of Finance and Economics (Chengdu), Sichuan University (Chengdu), Monash College of Australia (Guangzhou), Huaiyan Institute of Technology (Huai’an), Hebei International Language School (Tangshan), Greentown Yuhua High School (Hangzhou), Luoyang #1 High School (Luoyang), Nantong #1 Middle School (Nantong), Jiangdu High School (Jiangdu)
Australia: TAFE Queensland (Brisbane), Spencer College, Harvest Education Technical College, Shafston College, Viva College, Salford College (Adelaide), Queensland Mental Health Association (LILT College), Welenco Training and Development, Aboriginal Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ATAS), Woorabinda Aboriginal High School, TAFE Queensland (Mackay), TAFE NSW, Open Training and Education Network (OTEN), State Emergency Services (SES), Southern Region Community College
1995 New Goulburn Racecourse Project – Designed and implemented Quality Assurance (QA) system (ISO 9000 series) for civil engineering company, and acted as onsite QA Manager for the $5 million construction site (six months), with 60 staff and sub-contractors. Moved 350,000 m3 of earth in 17 days. Brought first stage of project to completion six months early, and half a million dollars under budget.
1996 Southern Areal Health Service – Designed and implemented new procedures for the collection and destruction of infectious materials and sharp objects used in medical procedures. Arranged training for all staff in these procedures, including all hospitals, private doctors, health services and chemists in Southern Area Health District.
1998 Australians For Reconciliation – formed and chaired a group in Goulburn, NSW. Wrote articles in local paper about groups activities. Also represented Goulburn Council at Canberra Reconciliation Council meetings.
1998 Australian Red Cross – Coordinator of Red Cross Calling in Goulburn, NSW.
2000 Woorabinda Aboriginal Community, QLD – Received approval from state government to enrol approved minor offenders into multi-RTO Literacy and Numeracy program, as an alternative to Community Service Orders and short prison terms. Enrolment increased from mainstream of 8 students (non-offenders in original program) to 83 students. Funding increased from $320,000 to $2.4 million (funding for 60 students received).
2003 Nine city tour of China, over nine weeks, lecturing at 15 universities on Aboriginal education and communities to Chinese students.
2006 Received $10,000 funding from Sarina Russo, owner of Russo Education, for six month project helping to train and house homeless people.
2006 Received offer from Vodafone Australia of $75,000 to continue training and housing project for the homeless for 12 months, as well as to write magazine articles on this subject. Unable to complete project because of injury.
2006 Invited by Senator Andrew Bartlett to work at a federal government level addressing issues of homelessness in Queensland.
2007 Worked in Honolulu, USA to address issues of homelessness for six months.
2011 Wrote and directed a play in China for teenage speakers of English as a second language. The play was one of twelve finalists in a national competition, from 2500 schools and 1.5 million students involved.
2013 Created political videos for election campaign.
2014 Member of Salford College Spoken and written English Industry Advisory Panel
2015 Designing curriculum specific to African refugees/asylum seekers, many of whom have not had schooling in their country of origin, and have not learnt to read or write in their own language. Additionally, no translation tools are readily available.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
Vocational Education and Training (VET)