Meet our trainers

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Meet our trainers 2018-06-07T18:21:53+00:00

William Trevor Miller

Trevor has been employed by many large companies working mainly in engineering before moving to a training environment. Trevor has 30+ years’ experience in the Health and Safety industry.

During this time Trevor has managed several large projects in Engineering, Oil and Gas, Commercial sector and private.

A fully qualified engineer who has delivered Health and Safety training for all types of organisations including International companies, local Government, Chemical companies and production organisations.

Expertise is varied but in the main lies within Health and Safety, Training and Engineering.

Professional qualifications

  • Diploma in Health and Safety
  • HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • National Exam Board of Supervisory Management Institute

Professional Bodies

American Society of Safety Engineers
Affiliate Member Of IEMA
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Maureen Miller

Maureen has been involved in the training sector for 20 years. She worked mainly with City and Guilds as an Internal Verifier for students undertaking NVQs in Heath & Social Care. Following this, for a period of time, she worked as an External Verifier for City and Guilds after leaving the nursing profession.Currently, Maureen continues to maintain the quality standards expected of CCS Training alongside her Internal Verifier role for a private company in Scotland.

Maureen’s current role is now the Company Secretary for CCS Training looking after all the administration as well as co-ordinating the courses and trainers. An excellent communicator who takes great pride in providing the administration of the company to a high level.

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds which include:

  • Redundancy
  • Changing careers
  • Military
  • Engineers
  • Oil and gas

Brian Magennis

Brian is a fully qualified Health and Safety Consultant with significant experience in providing accredited CITB, CSR, IOSH & NEBOSH courses, in addition to delivering a range of consultancy services. Brian has been one of our trainers since 2008.During this time, Brian has put candidates through over 2,800 exams and can proudly boast of only 3 referrals – an exemplary pass rate of 99%

He has considerable experience working throughout the UK and Ireland delivering a variety of NEBOSH, IOSH and various bespoke courses candidates ranging from site operatives and machine operators to Senior Directors.

Professional Background

Brian has over 16 years experience in health and safety. In the Inland Revenue he was responsible for preparing Lone Worker and Outdoor Worker Guidance and policy including personal and group safety and delivering roll out of lone worker policy and outdoor worker policy. Also dealing with personal safety issues arising from staff in single occupancy rooms and staff regarding personal safety issues visiting clients and traders. Brian was also responsible for Managing 15 safety reps on various sites throughout Northern Ireland.

Areas of Expertise

Brian is an experienced mobile presenter and trainer of the IOSH and NEBOSH accredited courses, including the NEBOSH Diploma. In 2010 and 2012 Brian trained the highest scoring candidate in the NEBOSH Construction exams. The people that Brian train go on to become safety officers at the 2012 Olympics and throughout the UK and Europe.He is a current NEBOSH General and International Certificate Examiner with a wide range of clientele before joining CCS Training Services.

Brian also specialises in ISO 9000:2008 and SafeTCert applications and acts as a consultant for the client.

He travels widely throughout the UK and Ireland travelling with laptop, projector and screen and all relevant PowerPoint presentations and video clips.

Professional Qualifications

  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Queens University Certificate in Quality Auditing Principles and Practice
  • Institute of Leadership and Management Advanced trainer certificate
  • PTLLS Teaching Certificate

Professional Bodies

MIOSH: Member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health Safety PractitionerMIFL: Member of the Institute of Learning

Alan Smith

Professional Background

Alan has over 20 years’ experience of various quality standards, working with a wide range of organizations both in the North East and throughout the UK. This has included the development and embedding of quality systems and processes, which led to the successful ownership of the key issues by both management and staff. As one of the first assessor’s Alan spent ten years assessing organizations against the national Investors in People standard. Alan has also experience of implementing Total Quality Management principles within a range of organizations and also a Quality Management Systems and ISO 9000 qualified lead auditor and currently carry out quality and training audits.

 

Sean McKeown

Professional Background

Security & Training Director

Sean is an accomplished security and intelligence professional with practical experience forged over twenty-five demanding years as a Royal Marines Commando and four years within the commercial security and training sectors. Versatile and highly motivated, with an in-depth understanding of unique risks involved in leading and operating within multi-skilled teams, in extreme hostile environments, specialising in Maritime Counter Terrorist operations world-wide.

With proven managerial, communication, and instructional skills, Sean is able to deliver executive decisions remaining within but not restricted by, legislation and procedural parameters. As a highly effective trainer, communicator and trusted leader, he has vast experience in managing physical and technical resources, able to motivate, inspire and excel within the security sector.

Experience

A specialist in training delivery including; planning and assessment within the security, threat & risk domains. To date he has conducted training in the close protection and maritime security sectors, reviewing security plans and conducting anti-piracy planning. He has current operational experience in various types of commercial security related issues within global high-risk & hostile areas.

Operationally Sean has successfully carried out various threat assessments, conducted risk analysis and produced in-depth security surveys, he has managed complex Intelligence led operations and conducted covert surveillance, as well as protecting high net worth individuals and assets within the European banking sector, commercial aviation, celebrity (music) and domestic spheres.

To date he has demonstrated his operational ability within the following key roles and appointments:

  • Operational Head of Security Commando Training Centre (CTCRM)
  • Senior Instructor Senior Command Wing (Royal Marines)
  • Advisor to the Joint Counter Terrorist Training & Advisory Team (JCTTAT)
  • Maritime Intelligence Officer (UK Domestic)

KEY AREAS OF WORK:

  • Security Project Planning & Consultancy
  • Maritime Security & Intelligence
  • Close Protection
  • Training and Development
  • Evacuation Planning and Management
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Surveillance / Counter Surveillance

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

  • Establishment Security Officer
  • C&G Level 6 Leadership & Management
  • C&G Level 6 Intelligence Management
  • Conflict Management Trainer
  • Close Protection Officer Trainer

Aimee Nelson

Professional Background

Aimee Nelson

 

Trainer in Environmental Sustainability

Aimee Nelson has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science and been working in Environmental Management for over ten years. Aimee has worked in various manufacturing industries from textiles and electronics to pharmaceuticals. After a brief sabbatical in Spain, Aimee diversified by becoming a Health and Safety practitioner. Aimee became a trainer in 2011, mainly delivering NEBOSH, CIEH and now IEMA courses and providing Environmental Consultancy services for small businesses.

 

 

Paul Manning

Professional Background

Security & Training Director

Paul is an accomplished security professional with many years’ leadership, management and training experience within the industry and also including military, events management and education sectors. Currently specializing as a technical training advisor and consultant on maritime, anti-piracy and counter terrorism projects, working with multi-agencies developing training and operational outputs with the implementation of quality training practices and operational enhancement solutions.

EXPERIENCE:

Paul is an accomplished project manager with over 20 years successful experience across many fields. Holding the military rank of Warrant Officer for five years, Regional Manager of a UAE wide Military Cadet Program, Senior Trainer of Close Protection, Maritime Security and ILM Management Programs and Security Consultant to many Maritime Shipping and Port Facility clients. Also overseen many Residential Security, Close Protection and Event Security Management projects for a diverse range of clients globally.

KEY AREAS OF WORK:

  • Security Project Planning & Consultancy
  • Maritime Security
  • Close Protection
  • Training and Development
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Surveillance / Counter Surveillance
  • Business Development

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

  • ILM Level 5 Leadership & Management
  • Diploma in Management Studies
  • Close Protection Officer
  • Maritime Security Officer
  • Company Security Officer
  • Ship Security Officer
  • Certified NLP Practitioner
  • Crowd and Public Safety Management
  • Approved City & Guilds/ILM Trainer

Elaine Walker

Professional Background

SAM_1078Elaine Walker is a senior SVQ assessor in Social Services and Healthcare with over 14 years’ experience and trainer within the care sector. Elaine has worked previously as a Home Manager for 10 years and overall has 16 years of experience working in Management of Residential Care Homes.

Elaine assesses the level 2 and 3 Healthcare SVQ in Scotland and undertakes in-house mandatory training for Carers which includes Moving and Handling / Medication / Elder Abuse Awareness / First Aid / Dementia and Pressure Area Management.