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Member Since: 28 April 2009
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Location:   United States
Current Job Title:   Diesel Mechanical Teacher
Current Employer:   Central Queensland Institute of TAFE
Work History:   Motor mechanic for various employers, recruited to teach apprentice mechanics. returned to trade after over 20 years teaching went back to teaching during global financial crisis
Hobbies, Volunteering & Other Skills:   beekeeping
Most Advanced Degree:   Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
School:    Unitec
Major or Emphasis:   Automotive Engineering
Graduation Year:   1978
Issuing License Agency:   Motor industry training board NZ
Certifications, Awards, Patents, Publications & Other Education:   Advanced trade certificate in Automotive engineering.
I taught automotive engineering from 1986 to 2006 to Automotive apprentices. I was associate head of school and acting head of school for a period.
I returned to working in the industry after over 20 years in teaching but during the global financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn I returned to teaching albiet in a diiferent country with a different employer.
Experience:   Beekeeper in organic apiary

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