Copy writer and editor, typesetter and IT trainer
Let me help you to express yourself. I have over 20 years' experience of writing technical and more general copy for online and traditional publications, including the direct.gov.ukmore...Let me help you to express yourself. I have over 20 years' experience of writing technical and more general copy for online and traditional publications, including the direct.gov.uk website.
I also format and typeset documents and presentations in PowerPoint, Word, Visio and InDesign. Don't struggle, let me get your slides and guides looking just right.
Stuck with Excel, or any other Microsoft product? Don't worry, I can help. I've been assisting and training people in IT since the PC was young. I can provide on site training or online mentoring to your company or one-to-one.
Make your computer work for you.
Area Covered: Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland, Teesside, Middlesbrough, Stockton, York, Northumberland, Cleveland, Carlisle, North Yorkshire
Company Name: Vendetta Business and Technical Services Limited
Summary: Kathy has more than 20 years\' experience of writing IT training materials and user guides for a novice audience where clarity and ease of use are very important. She was chosen, on the strength of her writing, by a government department to update their guidance notes to make them simple and easy to use.
Kathy been writing general business documents for over 20 years\' for both public and private sectors. She writes reports, marketing copy, proposals and quotations, and Web content for a number of smaller clients. She proofreads and edits academic book and articles for journals.
She uses a wide range of online information systems, including HTML, XML and online Help. Recent projects include designing training courses on various topics and producing an online help system for a new commercial program. She wrote guidance notes for line-of-business applications and the procedures related to them for a Scottish government agency. For this project, she carried out an analysis of their business procedures and end-user training needs analysis.
Kathy is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic IT trainer with over fifteen years\' experience of training in computer applications and operating systems. She is also a competent courseware and technical author. Although she is an MCSE in Windows 7 and Server 2008, she still enjoys training beginners, as well as experienced computer users and technical staff. Delegates on her courses regularly comment on how easy and interesting she makes it to learn new skills. As well as delivering courses for our direct clients, Kathy has provided desk-side support and training for many of the large training companies, including MTC, QA, Key Training and Computacenter.
Certified Online Learning Facilitator
Trainer Performance and Monitoring Assessment (TPMA)
PTLLS Level 4
MCITPEA Windows 7 and Server 2008
MCSE Windows 2003, 2000, NT
Certificate in Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)
Post graduate certificate in Computer-based information systems
Graduate certificate in secretarial studies
Diploma in Management Studies (DMS)