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Melvin Ashton  BA (1st Class Hons), C.Eng., MIEE, FIEETE

Personal Information:

D.O.B. 30th August, 1940  (80 Years of Age on 30th August, 2020)

Divorced in 1990 - hence early retirement from teaching due to ill health

With present partner June Spawforth (widowed in 1988) for over 29 years
Married to June (now Ashton)
on 30th August, 2014 - my 74th birthday !
Visit www.tarncourt.co.uk/wedding/ for wedding information, pictures & music

Address:
11 Bolus Close, Outwood, WAKEFIELD  WF1 3DJ
Tel: (01924)  834 464    (07740)  282 567
Email:  mel@bolusclose.co.uk
web:  www.bolusclose.co.uk


Full Time Education:

1945 -1951  Newton Hill Junior & Infants School (Nr Wakefield)
1951 -1953  Stanley Secondary Modern School (Nr Wakefield)
1953 -1955  Wakefield Secondary Technical School

1955  RSA Stage 1 English Language - this was the ONLY qualification received at school !

left school at 14 years of age and ALL the following were obtained by part time studies !


Qualifications:

BA (1st Class Hons), C. Eng, MIEE, FIEETE

1957  City & Guilds Intermediate Radio Servicing Certificate
1958  'Murphy Radio Company' Television Servicing Certificate
1958  City & Guilds Final Radio Servicing Certificate
1960  City & Guilds Television Servicing Certificate (no colour TV then !!)
1963  GCE 'O Level' English Language (required for IEE)
1964  GCE 'O Level' Physics (required for IEE)
1964  ONC - Electrical Engineering - Distinctions in all subjects
1965  ONC Endorsement - Physics II
1966  ONC Endorsement - Applied Mechanics
1966  HNC Electronics
(Distinctions in Maths V,  Electronic Engineering and Communication Engineering)
Above included a college prize, an IEE award and the 'Mullard Goldup Award'
1967  HNC Endorsement - Electronic Measurements
1967  City & Guilds Colour TV Certificate (1st year of colour TV)
Various Colour TV, Digital TV, Satellite TV & Electronics Up-Dates
1975  BA Degree - Open University
1979  BA Degree (1st Class Honours) - Open University
(OU  courses included  Mathematics, Electronics, Computing, Instrumentation, etc.)


1999  City & Guilds IT Work levels 1 & 2
2000  Telematics
2002  Telematics 2


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