Following retirement in 2001 after being involved in a Police vehicle RTA in 1997 I decided to try to gain a few qualifications by attending college as I had been a Police Cadet since the age of 16 in Birmingham and had few qualifications apart from ‘life skills’.
As a result of going to college I gained a few City & Guilds qualifications mainly in computing and at the same time taught myself how to do web sites -
Anyway second careers are not always what they appear to be and my successful career after retirement was at the third time of asking -
First of all I went to work at a bus company in West Bromwich as Quality Manager and assisting with the paperwork and enquiries following road accidents. Sadly, quality was non-
The next job after a few months of being out of work was with a haulage company in Cannock but who had depots throughout the Country. I was to be their training officer on procedures and road traffic laws but soon got promoted to National Security Manager. This was an experience in itself as more goods went out of the back door of depots than came in through the front!! Not long after the company went in to administration/liquidation -
Third time was a little luckier -
Since then a new Company was formed and I was the High Court Enforcement Manager at a company based very local to where I live -