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Barbara Smith, The Roving Trainer

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Hello, my name is Barbara Smith and I'm the technology coach at The Roving Trainer


Contact details


0410 420 799

www.rovingtrainer.com.au

rovingtrainer@gmail.com


Committee Member and Mentor at the Micro Business Forum.


Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessing

MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)



About Barb


Barb's passion is teaching Computers/Technology and she keeps her class/one on one clients entertained and interested in this by going beyond what is taught in a standard textbook. Her classes and one on ones are full of participation and interaction through real life scenarios. Her goal is to have core understanding of the computer using simple exercises.


She is an outgoing, creative and enthusiastic teacher who is supportive and encouraging approach to teaching allows her students to exceed their expectations.


Her extensive experience in Information Technology and Training at corporate level, provides a solid background for her lessons.


She has taught over 3,000 people in 3 countries and loves handing on this knowledge.


Professional Development

  • Completed TAFE Training Program for Press Operations Officer for Commonwealth Games GC2018 Gold Coast

  • 2017 Was MC at the Make a Wish Foundation Ball

  • 2016 Nominee in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards

  • 2015 Nominee in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards

  • 2015 Finalist in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards

  • 2014 Finalist in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards

  • 2013 Was MC at the Employee of the Year Awards – Port Macquarie

  • 2014 Finalist in the Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards

  • 2008 Gave various talks about my recovery from terminal Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer

  • 2001 Nov was keynote speaker for IOC (International Olympic Committee) in New York City

  • 2001 Financed and assisted in the writing, printing, promoting and publishing of a book regarding the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sydney 2000 called “Living is Giving – The Volunteer Experience” by Laurie Smith OAM

  • 2001 Managed the financial operation including MYOB data entry and profit and loss for the book

  • 2000 Completed TAFE Training Program for National Olympic Committee Assistants

  • 1999 Was speaker On Speakers Bureau for Olympic Communicators providing speeches regarding the Olympic Movement

Volunteer Work