BSc (Hons) 1st Class.
Graduate Diploma In Law.
NVQ Assessor Award D32/33
NEBOSH Construction Certificate
Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching.
Stephen is the Award leader for BSc (Hons) Project Management.
Stephen is a former Head of Contracts Management for Rhondda Cynon Taff Council. His main teaching areas are Construction Management and Project Management. He is a registered NVQ assessor for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor and an Independent Board Member of Rhondda Housing.
Stephen was awarded the CIOB Outstanding Student Award for Construction Management, the Stradform Best Dissertation Award and the Outstanding Student Award on the Graduate Diploma in Law course.
Stephen is currently in the process of completing his solicitor exams and hopes to qualify in May 2017.
Main Teaching subjects and course leadership:
Health and Safety
Pre-tender qualification advisor for numerous collaborative working tender bids.
Code For Sustainable Home Assessor for the Centre for Engineering, Research and Environmental Applications.
Technical Advisor for Home Energy Advisor Qualification (Glamorgan University) 2010
Project Manager For Private Housing Developments 2008 to date.
Tutor for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
Career Summary, Specialist Projects and Academic Activities
Commenced career as a apprentice carpenter before moving onto full time education in 1990.
Worked as a site manager from 1991 to 1996 on various projects including the Capitol Exchange shopping centre Cardiff, Port Talbot Steel Works and numerous housing and commercial developments.
Moved into local authority project management and became Head of The Contracts Management Unit.
Gained a first class honours degree and the CIOB best overall student award and the Stradform Construction best dissertation prize.
Project managed the award winning first explosive demolition project of a non industrial structure of two tower blocks in Hirwaun South Wales.
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