Life of Ryan

Meet Our Newest IQA – Ryan Rimmer Ryan has worked with DMR for several years now, and he’s an indispensable part of our training and assessment team. He covers a number of occupational areas, including roofing, cladding and construction supervision. This month, Ryan added another string to his bow by gaining his Internal Quality Assurance…

Meet the Team: Josh Marshall

The Joiner Rejoins! Five years after completing his joinery apprenticeship with us, Josh Marshall is back at DMR as our new administrator and training consultant. Naturally, we wanted to find out what he’s been doing for the last few years, so we made him a brew and plied him with questions. DMR: Hi Josh, welcome…

Meet the Team: Jess Nugent

Next up in our series of employer interviews is our Quality and Compliance Officer, Jess. We dragged Jess away from her desk and into the boardroom for a quick chat about cobras, bingo, hot air balloon rides over Maasai Mara, and the accidental demolition of private property. DMR: Hi Jess. Or is it Jessica? JESS:…

JD: The Exit Interview

If you’ve worked in construction training in Manchester in the last 20 years, chances are you’ll have crossed paths with John Dearden. John recently announced his retirement after two decades as an apprenticeship tutor and NVQ assessor. We couldn’t let the occasion slip by unnoticed so, instead of a Rolex timepiece, we’ve given him a…

Meet The Team: Damroka Formela

DMR administrator Damroka made an appearance on our social media channels earlier this week, looking unduly excited about the DMR Christmas tree. So excited, in fact, that we’re keeping her in the limelight. Welcome to Meet the Team with Damroka Formela. DMR: Hi Damroka. You’ve got an unusual name. Where are you from? Damroka: I’m…

Meet the Team: Steve Graham

DMR assessor Steve Graham talks to us about NVQ assessment, the Great Storm of 1987, Freddie Mercury and Pope John Paul II Our last Meet the Team blog post with Jody Seal (our employer engagement officer) was back in April and we decided it was time to shine the spotlight on another member of staff.…