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I am a loyal and confident individual who enjoys technical work. I have the ability to learn new skills as well as capitalising on existing skills.


Chichester College of Further Education

  • City and Guilds of London Institute Telecom Principles C Passed with Credit.

  • Telecommunication technicians course Telephony B passed with Credit 3

  • Telecoms Principles B passed with Credit 3

  • Mathematics passed 6

  • Telecommunication Technicians principles passed with Distinction Grade 2

  • Mathematics passed Grade 5

  • Telephony and Telegraphy passed grade 6

  • Telecoms Principles B passed with Credit 3

  • Mathematics passed 6

  • Engineering Science Pass grade 5

  • Practical Mathematics Pass grade 6

Midhurst Grammar School

  • GCE 5 O levels and CSE passes including Maths and English

Employment History

Self employed Telephone Engineer

Feb 2011 - Present

Rake Joinery

Estimator/general assistant.

April 2010 - Jan 2011 (Also working in spare time as a self employed Telephone Engineer)

  • Assisting in joinery workshop using woodworking machines to build joinery products, replacing machine cutters, repairing small electrical tools.

  • On site measuring & preparation of estimates, ordering ironmongery, measuring for glass, delivering joinery products to site.

  • Assisting on site carpenters, etc.

Self employed Telephone Engineer

Self employed

Dec 2009 - April 2010

  • Customer premises Telephone socket fitting & wiring repair

British Telecom

May 2009 - Dec 2009   Yard Marshall - providing expert Cable Management, Improved stores management at Cosham TEC.

Jan 1982 - Dec 2009

Technical officer (BT Exchange switching systems Engineer)

  • Fully trained on maintenance, diagnostics and repair of public telephone exchange switching systems.

  • Strowger, System X and AXE 10.

  • Skilled in provision and repair of customer premises telephone wiring including ADSL testing/installation/repair.

British Telecom

Technician 2A

Sep 1976 - Jan 1982

  • Strowger Exchange Maintenance.

Post Office Telephones

Trainee Technician Apprentice

Sep 1973 - Sep 1976

  • Three year apprenticeship.

  • Job Shadowing for 1st 2 years. Last year of apprenticeship working in Petersfield Exchange.

  • Attended Chichester College on day release.


  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft windows PC operating systems.

  • Various software applications such as word, excel etc.

  • Also able to diagnose and repair faulty PCs.

  • Also able to build and configure new PCs to own spec.


Available on request

Hobbies and interests

Ballroom & Latin dancing

Sequence dancing



Playing around with wifi