Committee Member

Derek Howitt

Derek Howitt larger 2Derek Howitt has worked for ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy for ten years as Operations Manager & Training & Health & Safety Manager. 

He is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development graduating in 1999 and has over ten years operational experience in Human Resource Management.

Derek is also NEBOSH qualified and is approved to deliver NEBOSH and IOSH courses.

He also holds certification in Quality Management, Safety Auditing & Instructional Techniques.

Derek also has his A1 Assessors qualification. 

He has experience of delivering training in Oman, Nigeria, Kuwait and France and has experience of delivering training across a wide range of subjects.

In Derek’s current role he has full responsibility for all course delivery within ASET and with meeting awarding body requirements. In addition has full responsibility for Health & Safety Compliance for ASET

Derek recently completed the Authorised Person and Authorised Engineer Mechanical Systems courses.

Derek started his working life as an apprentice bricklayer and progressed into paper manufacturing where he held roles in Health and Safety Management, Training Management and Laterally Human Resource Management.

Derek also worked in the Glazing Industry where he was General Manager of a window manufacturing company for a period of four years.