A dedicated and dynamic professional with a strong academic background and a successful track record of improving standards in teaching and learning as well as delivering and supervising high levels of service deliver as a Police Officer and Police Supervisor.
A motivational and inspirational training practitioner with the ability to empower and mentor students ensuring high standards in professional achievement are maintained at all times. Experienced in delivering major client presentations reducing the barriers to change during the roll-out of new information systems and processes across a large retail network.
Anthony - Army Instructor Leader (AIL), Coach and Trainer. Police Officer
Highly competent in analysing and redesigning training interventions and successful in delivering technical and soft skills training and coaching including as an Investigative Interviewing Techniques instructor whilst a member of staff at the Scottish Police College.
Possess exemplary presentation skills and combines a professional and confident approach with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate concisely at all levels.
Army Training Unit (Scotland)
January 2010 – Present (3 years 9 months)Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Army Instructor Leader (AIL), Instructor and Coach.
Delivering Defence Instructional Techniques (DIT) (TTT) to regular and reserve members of HM Forces.
Continuous review of training materials/ method of delivery.
Sub Unit Coach Course/ Defence Instructor Assessment and Development July 2011. To assess and coach defence instructors.
• Police Constable/ T. Police Sergeant
Dumfries & Gallloway Constabulary/ Police Scotland
January 2001 – Present (12 years 9 months)Dumfries, United Kingdom
As a Police officer I have delivered excellent levels of public service and responded to incidents of varying complexities. I have investigated complaints against officers as well as against members of the public. I have fulfilled various duties including aide to CID, Authorised Firearms Officer, Armed Response Vehicle trained and Temporary Sergeant.
As a supervisor I have managed and led enquiries including Cross Border investigations.
Scottish Police Services Authority
June 2008 – March 2010 (1 year 10 months)Scottish Police College, Tulliallan Castle, Fife
Delivering initial training and assessment to new entrants in to the Scottish Police.
Responsible for teaching, assessing, coaching, mentoring and appraising ten students every 15 weeks together with welfare and management needs.
Qualified to deliver training in Investigative Interviewing, First Aid, Safety and whole curriculm of subjects.
Reviewed major part of student training from Needs Analysis through to the ultimate evaluation of that intervention.
Obtained University Certificate of Higher Education in Training and Development
• Parachute Regiment/ RMP
November 2003 – December 2009 (6 years 2 months)
Rifleman and Recruit Training Team Medic, 15 (SV) PARA and 4 (V) PARA
GPD with RMP (V).
DCBRNI, August 2009.
• Applications Trainer
September 2000 – January 2001 (5 months)Edinburgh
Applications Trainer for ICTEC (Informatics CTEC).
Associate Member of the Institute of I.T. Trainers (IITT).
Delivering Microsoft Office courses in-house and on client sites in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
• Trainer/ Presenter
November 1998 – September 2000 (1 year 11 months)Scotland, Northern Ireland. Offices at Stockport, Cheshire.
Delivering client presentations and briefing client managers and staff on the largest IT project in the UK ever valued at the time at £1B.
Part of three person team travelling across Scotland and Northern Ireland delivering briefings and then, during roll out, User Awareness Events to client staff as part of change process.
• Scottish Police Services Authority, British Army, Informatics CTEC