Having been involved in the motor vehicle industry from a very early age, Darren Bamford career has been wide and varied over the last 29 years in the motor trade.
Starting first with a Full Apprenticeship at an Austin Rover dealership, by the age of 21 became a fully qualified Technician, achieving Rover Master Technician status.
In 1992 he became the youngest Technician to be crowned “Rover Technician of the Year UK”.
He continued his education and obtained “BTec ONC ,HNC and HND in motor vehicle “
A change in career direction saw him now enter the Technical Training arena, at first becoming an instructional officer, teaching motor vehicle studies to young trainees. He obtained his teaching qualifications “City Guilds adult education” and “NVQ internal assessor’s grades”.
He moved onto the AA (Automobile Association) where he was involved with Road Side Patrol Service at first, then moving on to AA Technical Training services.
He gained great experience with the AA and the training involved front line Patrol force Training and also Vehicle Manufacturing Training with Rover, Vauxhall and Audi.
A great opportunity became available for him to now work for Vauxhall Motors UK. In this role he was a Customer Support / Technical Support Manager for the network of dealerships and fleet customers.
In 2001 he founded “The Car Surgery” with a primary role of providing technical support and technical solutions to garages and vehicle repair centres. After 10 years of trading it has evolved and become known as “Car Surgery Consultancy Ltd”.
Over the last 15 years The Car Surgery and become a well known and highly regarded professional service that attends the technical needs for both trade and private sectors. Even though I have many years of knowledge and experience, we continue to invest in the latest technical training and equipment. This keeps us fully aware of the latest designs and systems.
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