Our staff pride themselves in the up most professionalism and experience to guarantee a happy customer service!

Mark Crook

Company Director

With over 15 years within the training sector, Mark is a time served qualified engineer offering a wealth of knowledge and experience to Technique Learning Solutions. Mark displays an innovative approach to training which is clearly shown within the Technique ethos. Still actively involved in training as well as the day to day running of the centre, I’m sure at some point during your course you will either meet Mark or be part of one of his training sessions, so if you have any queries, please ask him….

Simon Marples

Business Development Manager

Simon is at technique to identify sales leads, pitch goods or services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new contacts. Communicating new product developments to prospective clients and overseeing the development of marketing literature.

Mic Barber

Office Manager

Mic heads up the office, managing day to day admin and sales. Mic Is first point of contact for course enquires and queries at Technique Learning Solutions and is always praised for his customer service.

Andy Polkinghorne


Tutor With 40 years experience in the electrical engineering sector, duties ranging from electrician to engineering manager. Hands on knowledge of the mining, chemical, mineral processing and cold storage industries, along with experience of domestic & commercial installation.

Pete Bown


Pete has worked in Refrigeration & Electrical engineering for over 35 years covering domestic, commercial and industrial equipment as an engineer up to department manager. Pete has a wide experience on commercial & industrial refrigeration and air conditioning plants.

Ken Johnson


Retired Engineering and Production manager with over 40 years experience in; Electrical and Mechanical Engineering; Scope of experience includes; Industrial, Commercial and Domestic, Electrical and Mechanical Applications. Project Management. Management of multi discipline maintenance teams. Implementation of; Effective Planned Preventive Maintenance systems. NVQ Level 5 Industrial Management, Qualified Time served Electrician. Qualified Assessor to National Standards. Adult Teacher Trained to National Standards. Involved in Training throughout career, and 10 years with present team.

Terry Nunn


Terry is a time served qualified electrical engineer with considerable hands on experience of all types of electrical engineering from Domestic installations to complex industrial machine installations and fault finding. Coupled with 30 years of training experience in government and private sectors.

Dawn Needham

Centre Co-ordinator / Exam Secretary / Accounts

Dawn controls the organisation of exam audits and day to day running of all awarding bodies. All accounting issues to be directed to the accounts email of which dawn manages and handles.

Matt Haynes

Web Development/Design

Matt is our web developer/designer. He has the amazing ability to spot a typo anywhre on the screen in seconds.

Ryan Booth


Ryan holds an MSc in Marketing, and is working hard on spreading the name of Technique. He also has the uncanny ability to cook 1 minute rice in 59 seconds. Outstanding.

Cory Alton

Sales & Administration

The baby of the company, the prodigal one. Cory processes new sales leads and manages the correspondence between the sales team and their clients. He monitors customer accounts and provides data, reports to help the sales team, and it is rumoured that he once won a game of connect 4 with just 3 moves.

John Brown


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