Training professionally since
1999 Windows and Office Applications from high school to Fortune 500
executives. Coordinated with IT teams in preparation, and feedback.
Experience/Projects - as an Independent Corporate Contract Trainer:
Present-Nov 2011 Global Knowledge and New Era Technologies
CompTIA Network+, Security+ and A+ certification level training.
Nov-Jun 2011 Quinn Contracting
Windows 7 and Office 2010 Rollout training in Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Mar-Jan 2011 Global Knowledge Federal security clearance issued.
CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification boot camp training across Canada.
Dec-Oct 2010 - Canadian Pacific via Tricon Technical Services.
Windows 7 and Office 2010 training for Executive staff in Word, Excel,
May-Apr 2010 Chevron Canada via Global Knowledge (renewed contract.)
Vista and Office 2007 rollout training Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Mar 2010 Grande Cache Coal via New Era Technology
Office 2003 Training for coal mine staff doing upgrades.
May-Mar 2010 Red Deer College (RDC), Red Deer, Alberta
Developed a one day SharePoint End User training session for staff spread
over two weeks.
Jul-Mar 2009 - Chevron (Calgary & St. Johns) via Global Knowledge Inc.
Provided Vista and Office 2007 rollout training for the large corporation.
Nov-Oct 2008 Teck Coal (Elk Valley Coal)
Provided Vista and Office 2007 rollout training for the large corporation
Jul 2007- Aug 2008 Training Centre Operations Manager ctc TrainCanada
Oversee a 10 room training facility from manuals to instructors to
2001-2006 Freelance/Independent Trainer Digital Smiles Inc.
Taught at various locations like Red Deer College, Grande Prairie College,
Feb 1999- Aug 2000 Senior Trainer and Administrator - Netcor Training
Managed a small 2 room training centre in downtown Calgary.
Spring 2014: Microsoft Server 2008
Spring 2014: CompTIA Security+
Summer 2011: Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Fall 2010: Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Windows 7
Fall 2009: Microsoft Windows 7
Spring 2010: Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Fall 2009: CompTIA CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification attained.
Fall 2008: Microsoft SharePoint 2007
2006: CompTIA Security+
2006: Microsoft Windows Vista, and Microsoft Office 2007
2004-2006: Microsoft Server 2003, Apple OSX (Tiger), Linux Novell Suse
2003: Cisco CCNA Administrator Course
2000-2001: E-Commerce Wireless Programming Course
2000: Microsoft Server 2000
1999 Graduate - Microsoft Certified Trainer Certification
1999 Graduate - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer & A+ Hardware
1995 Graduate SAIT Business Management and Marketing
"Tom McLaughlin was a really knowledgeable instructor who gave the class the
ability and full use of our skills, while pushing the limits of what each of
us could do."
- Computer Technician Student, Bow Valley College
Previous Notable Experience:
- Journeyman Automotive Partsman Grand Centre, AB.
- Assistance Base Warrant Officer RCAF/CFB Cold Lake, AB.
- Platoon Senior (120 members) Air Force Basic Training Cornwallis, NS.
- Squad Leader (15 members) Artillery Militia Montreal, PQ.
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