Ian joined the industry in 1988 as an apprentice with British Gas. Once qualified he worked as a Service Engineer covering installations, breakdowns, servicing and gas emergency call outs.
He left British Gas in 1999 to join a small contractor specialising in breakdown and combi repairs.
Ian joined Baxi in 2003 as a Service Engineer and became a supervisor in 2009, before moving into the training department in 2015.
Robert began work as an apprentice with British Steel in 1985 before joining the Armed Forces where he specialised in communication and digital applications. Using his engineering skills he re-trained as a domestic gas engineer in 2007. He was then employed as a service and breakdown engineer with a large housing association in the North West.
Robert joined baxi in 2011 as a Service Engineer, before moving into the training department as a Training Officer in 2015. Robert is based at the Warrington training centre.
James has over 30 years experience within the heating industry.
He started as an apprentice plumber in 1984, working within the New Build sector to install and maintain products. He also worked as a self employed gas, heating and plumbing engineer for 10 years.
James joined Baxi as a service engineer in 2008, moving into the training department in Dartford in 2015.
Darren joined the industry in 1985 working at Valor Heating for around 24 years. During this time he undertook a range of roles to develop his skills and knowledge within manufacturing and the industry including Quality Engineer, Production Planner, Team Leader and Manufacturing Manager.
In 2009 Darren joined Baxi and retrained as a Service Engineer, before moving to the training department in 2022. Darren is based at the Warwick training centre.
Andy started his career as an apprentice Plumber with DMBC in 1987 where in his first year at college he was awarded “Plumber of the Year”. He initially specialised in plumbing and heating before becoming a gas service and repair engineer and latterly a gas quality control supervisor.
In 2001 Andy used his knowledge in the field to effectively undertake his role as a underfloor heating and Hep20 technical advisor for Hepworth Plumbing products. Drawing upon his extensive experience in 2003 Andy set up and successfully ran his own plumbing and heating business for 9 years.
Andy joined Baxi in 2012 as a Heating Engineer, before moving into the training department as a Training Officer in 2021. Andy is based at the Warrington training centre.
Martin started his career as an apprentice in 1988 before working as a commercial engineer. He spent a number of years working and traveling the world before returning to the UK where he undertook a range of Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning roles for both residential and commercial companies.
In 2005 he set up and ran his own commercial and residential heating business before joining Baxi in 2009 as a service and repair engineer.
Martin moved to France in 2013 working in commercial HVAC and renewables. He returned to the UK in 2018 re-joining Baxi initially as a service and repair engineer, and later as a heat pump engineer before moving to the training department in 2021. Martin is based at the Warwick training centre
Just like to say I was very impressed with training yesterday, mainly because it wasn't a big sell, it was good training from an experienced guy who clearly knows his stuff. Thank you again.Boilerhouse Ltd.