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 with Rav Sohal

short description:
Basic Key Skills, Microsoft Office applications
long description:
I am a qualified teacher who has entered the IT profression. My knowledge asset is IT Basic key skills.
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
evenings only
fee comments:
this fee is per hour
 session structure






live session

Basic Key Skills, Microsoft Office applications

1h 0m

languages: English
fee: 500US$  (5000lp)
payment: at delivery
delivery method: self-paced

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United Kingdom

Rav Sohal

description of :
I have been qualified for 4 years and currently run private tuition classes on the above ementioned knowledge asset.I do this on a part time basis. Although currently I am working within IT, I have considerable contact and experience in education.
Teacher's qualifications:
BEd(Hons) EducationRavinder Sohal
6 Tintern Villas, Chesterton Road
Sparkbrook, Birmingham B12 8HW
Home 0121 449 1871 (eve), Mobile 07956 495647
D.O.B 6th March 1974

Objective A position in an organization that will benefit from my initiative, capabilities, and contribution. I am especially interested in a position with the potential for advancement and increased decision-making responsibilities.

Achievements and Capabilities

? A self-motivated, competent and enthusiastic professional with strong managing, supervising and teaching abilities.

? Primary strengths are excellent leadership, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills. Able to achieve effective rapport with people at all levels.

? Effective planning and organizational skills. Ability to work well under pressure.

? Excellent technical aptitude. Extensive I.T. experience and Internet skills. Highly motivated to expand and apply computer knowledge and experience.

? Invaluable knowledge of ethnic minority communities with ability to speak Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu languages. Able to read and write Punjabi fluently.


Areas of Expertise

Operating Systems Working knowledge of Windows 95/98 / UNIX

Languages Working knowledge of Pascal.

Software Packages Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and FrontPage.

Databases/4GLs Working knowledge of Access / Oracle 8i / Ingres

Employment History

Jan 2001- Present Honeywell Avionics UK Bracknell
I am a member of the validation team for Honeywell Avionics, which is responsible for software testing of Avient Airline products. My test duties include preparation of test plans, designing and executing test scripts according to the business/functional specifications and producing test reports.
The Avient group supplies systems and services for aircraft, aircrew and ground scheduling systems to the worlds airlines. The first two in particular require complex advanced planning; taking account of home bases, scheduled maintenance for aircraft, rest periods for crews, and of the airline’s individual rules and relevant local regulations in the territories flown.
The systems are client/server applications on UNIX platforms in particular SUN Solaris and AIX. The database servers are Oracle 8i and Ingres. I have knowledge of testing standards eg IEEE .I also have some knowledge of testing tools (Test Director).

1997 - 2000 Private Tutor
RSN Private Tutoring Leeds / Birmingham
Set up, develop and manage a successful supplementary schooling service on a part-time basis. Teach both gifted children and those with special educational needs. Demonstrate strong planning and interpersonal skills.

1998 - 2000 Supply Teacher
Hays Education Personnel Tindal Primary School,
Working at various schools in Birmingham but mainly at Tindal Primary School as a long-term supply teacher. Plan, organize and teach all curriculum subjects on a short, medium and long term basis. Responsible for classes with 30-35 children. Adaptable; and gained knowledge and experience of working in diverse environments.

1998 - 1999 Trainee Support Analyst
Isis Implementation Ltd Bradford
Worked as part of a sales team for a company that implements BAAN software for major companies. Arranged appointments with potential clients and performed administration work. Worked as a trainee support analyst gaining experience of NT.

1997 – 1998 Customer Services Adviser
Ventura Leeds
Worked for Staples Business Accounts dealing with customer enquiries, and opening and setting up business accounts. Increased sales by targeting companies for new business.

1996 – 1996 Guidance Co-ordinator
Ealing Tertiary College London
Worked within a Careers Centre dealing with enquiries and advising clients. Organized incoming and outgoing post, and collated daily statistics. Collaborated with management and provided reports.

Present study Computeach International Limited, Dudley (Near to completion)
Distance learning course for the City and Guilds Certificate in `C` Applications Programming and Systems Analysis.

Scheidegger Training (In Progress)
Distance learning course for the City and Guilds 7261 Certificate in Java Programming.
Jul y 2001 ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.

2000 – 2001 ILearn.To,. Successfully completed courses in Client/Server Technology, UNIX, Win NT Server 4.0.

1993 – 1993 BRS Self Employment Course
West Yorkshire Homeworking Unit


1997 B.Ed (Hons) Primary Education Bradford
University of Bradford
Classification 2:2

1993 RSA C.L.A.I.T Leeds
Park Lane College
Computer Literacy and Information Technology

1993 GCE `A` Levels Leeds
Park Lane College
Passed in 3 subjects
English, British Government and Politics and Punjabi.

1990 G.C.S.E Leeds
Allerton Grange High School
Passed in 7 subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
References Available upon request

's preferred teaching style:
My teaching methods are very much focused upon differentiated learning, the teaching is specific to the individuals needs and according to their previous knowledge.

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