Simon's Bio & Reviews

Simon's Experience

  • Teaching since 2003
  • 22 years of industry expertise
  • Led 525 courses
  • Taught 1892 learners

Simon specialises in key web-based subjects such as Front End Development, Digital Marketing and the Google tools.

He is passionate and enthusiastic about using his knowledge to help others and brings a lighthearted and fun approach to all of his classes despite the sometimes technical subject matter being taught.

Learner Reviews For Simon



"The trainer was remarkably knowledgeable, and shared an array of tools and concrete examples that are very relevant to my work. I can already use and apply them, and I am grateful for this hands-on realistic approach. It is efficient and enjoyable to immediately benefit from the course. Thanks!"
UNFCCC
  • 5th May - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"You were very flexible, the small group sizes are excellent and the teacher was great"
World Obesity Federation
  • 5th May - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"The session was very informative and covered all of the necessary areas"
Nesta
  • 28th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Staff were friendly, lunch was great, venue really nice! Always enjoy these courses, thank you!"
MVF Global
  • 26th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was really knowledgeable and covered CSS in detail and answered all of our questions and showed examples. Simon also provided a lot of helpful material, and kindly sent our files on wetransfer."
Barclays
  • 26th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was a good trainer. He identified everyone's existing knowledge at the start of the course and was able to tailor the content to everyone's need. The class size was good (only 3 of us in attendance) as it meant we had more time to ask questions."
Institution Of Mechanical Engineers
  • 26th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon is so friendly! Amazing at breaking things down and making them easy to understand. Thanks so much Simon!"
Bird & Bird LLP
  • 19th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Comprehensive, friendly and informative. The subject matter could've been quite overwhelming but Simon was engaging, knowledgeable and easy to understand. He answered questions concisely and made it an enjoyable learning experience"
RSM International
  • 9th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Good comms leading up to the training and clear training day"
World Vision UK
  • 9th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"I think Simon is a great asset and is good at keeping everyone engaged. The material is aimed at our needs also so it works in real-world examples relevant to us."
Rhopoint Holdings Ltd
  • 9th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"I couldn't have asked for more, honestly."
Battle Abbey School
  • 4th March - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Very knowledgeable, clear, and friendly trainer!"
World Animal Protection
  • 12th February - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was really good at explaining terminology, providing examples and useful tips as well as interacting with the delegates. The pace was good. Whenever we had questions, he could elaborate and provide meaningful answers and examples. He is really knowledgeable and looking forward to applying everything into practice."
MEDIA TRAINING LTD
  • 12th February - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"The course was very informative and the breakdown of the day into manageable chunks meant that it was easier to digest the information - I feel like I learnt a lot and will definitely be applying what I've learnt as soon as I get back into the offfice!"
Salix Finance
  • 11th February - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Explaining everything in great detail and making sure to cover everyone's objectives"
Media Training Ltd
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Adapting course to the participants and their specific needs"
Merchant Taylors' Company
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Excellent course content and delivery - really tailored to my needs. Thanks so much!"
CDP
  • 22nd December - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was very knowledgeable, and great at explaining the different terms in a way that we could understand."
Nightingale Hammerson
  • 21st December - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"It by far exceeded my expectations and I would strongly look into doing further courses this way. It was recommended to me by a colleague who took it some time ago and was executed very well. It was a small class and we were given time to go through what we wanted to achieve individually."
Rhopoint Components
  • 21st December - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Great course - very good overview and as I was the only participant, customised to my needs"
House Of Commons
  • 14th December - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"I found the course very interesting! The teacher was very knowledgable and kept everyone engaged. I also liked the time blocks; 5 times an hour. It allows for short tea or bathroom breaks which keeps you more concentrated and focused. Overall, had a great experience."
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  • 5th October - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was very helpful in checking understanding but keeping the pace just right"
The Faraday Institute
  • 5th October - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Nice small group so we had plenty of time to ask questions. Simon was really helpful and tailored the examples to our individual needs."
Jimmy Choo
  • 5th October - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Very knowledgeable. Useful examples. Went back to basics re terminology, what SEO is etc. which I found really helpful. Really good introductory course. Thank you."
NCA
  • 14th September - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and was able to tailor the course to our needs."
National Crime Agency
  • 14th September - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was incredibly knowledgeable and related the examples he used to our context. The small group setting made the training feel tailored. I came away with a number of practical tools to use and clear next steps as to how what we need to do as a team to improve our SEO. Thank you!"
NCA
  • 14th September - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was very knowledgable and I would use him again."
Glocal Media
  • 4th September - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was really good at online training. He engaged us all and delivered a brilliant course"
The Urban Penguin
  • 19th August - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Knowledgeable trainers, really useful in-depth examples"
Pandora
  • 19th August - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Explaining the structure of ads and looking into the bid strategy was very beneficial for me."
FKA Brands
  • 11th August - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Such a great course! Before I was so overwhelmed with google adwords, but now I feel confident how everything works. Thank you Simon!! :)"
Upbeat Drinks
  • 8th July - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Everything, from pre-course administration and billing, to the actual course outline and content was clear, thorough and engaging."
Silex
  • 8th July - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Very detailed explaination, good for beginner to have a comprehensive understanding of SEO."
Fundamental Media
  • 12th June - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Great knowledge and set up. Really useful course. Overran slightly but a lot to fit in in the day. Think should offer more online options in the future as it's much easier than travelling into London Bridge."
Optivo
  • 10th June - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Keeping us engaged, especially with it being over Zoom. Very knowledgeable trainer! Overall good session and learnt a lot, thank you."
Ongo UK
  • 15th May - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Really helpful, understanding and tailored session with lots of opportunity to ask questions. Simon really great and gave us lots of time to engage with Google Ads hands on!"
Sound And Music
  • 15th May - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Delivering high quality content that was very accessible and very useful to the user - thank you Simon for an excellent session and to Rosie and Alexander for excellent prior prep beforehand - very pleased all round"
Dominic Levent Solicitors
  • 15th May - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was great, very knowledgeable about what he was teaching."
Daniel Crouch Rare Books
  • 30th April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Good amount of information shared. Opportunities for interaction and seeing things in practice. Resources/information shared on how to get support after the course if needed. Practical tools. Good level of expertise. Approachable, engaging style of tuition."
NACE
  • 22nd April - Online
  • Expert - Simon


"Being friendly, knowledge and answering any questions thoroughly"
Freelance
  • 17th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Everything was clearly explained, and explained in a way that was easy to follow. Any questions I/we had were clearly explained along with examples and also in terms that were relevant to our situations with our businesses."
Profoil Systems
  • 17th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Clearly explaining complex subjects,providing examples & also very good at explaining in terms relevant to our situations and software."
Profoil Systems Ltd
  • 16th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Explaining, making you feel comfortable and lots more"
Freelance
  • 16th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Good quality of food. Friendly staff. Competent and experienced trainers."
Image+
  • 20th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Really good service, organised, the food was amazing and a GREAT insight into SEO! I feel like I can take back loads from my course and I can't wait to put everything into place, I would highly recommend this course."
Thryve.
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Very friendly and accommodating, let me pray in a spare room too."
Aston-Mansfield
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was a fantastic trainer, very friendly and knowledgeable. The centre is lovely and the catering was great."
Petplan
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon was great at providing relevant examples that related well to each given company in the room. All the info provided was extremely useful and fed in at a perfect pace."
Flying Music
  • 18th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Taking each step of the creation of the Google Ad Words and explaining really well The fact we could add a dummy campaign to learn"
The Directory Guys
  • 18th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Breaking all information down to simpler forms. Showing detailed adwords set up."
The Directory Guys
  • 18th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"The course were well presented, knowledgeable and useful"
Jimmy Choo
  • 17th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great location, great hospitality, great course leader, very informative."
The Good Marketer
  • 5th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Knowledge, and such a nice space. Great to have computers that instantly work and don;t have to wait ages for everyone to sign in etc. And everyone's questions got answered."
Centrepoint
  • 5th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Hospitality, knowledgeable trainer, nice catering."
EBRD
  • 5th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Really knowledgable and able to make the information digestable. The training day was fun and Simon was very user friendly and conversationable"
Motive Unknown
  • 5th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Customer service was excellent, staff and trainer really friendly. Great tea/coffee and food"
House Of LOrds
  • 31st January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Knowledge was brilliant, lunch was much better than I expected, Space was funky"
Soilfix
  • 31st January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Really good course. Would recommend. Loved how flexible and practical the programme and lots of room for answering questions. The size of the class was fantastic !"
Velo Marketing
  • 24th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Answering constant questions. Simon was very patient!"
Reach PLC
  • 22nd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"SIMON IS A GREAT TEACHER WITH INVALUABLE HANDS-ON KNOWLEDGE"
PINCH OF LOVE PR0DUCTIONS
  • 22nd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Very thorough course, I feel much more confident now, thank you!"
Global Action Plan
  • 10th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Practical course and Simon was professional and a good trainer."
OAG
  • 9th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Super friendly staff, knowledgeable trainer and lovely lunch!"
Louise Parker
  • 9th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"I can't fault this course, or the trainer at all. I learnt a lot and have been very excited to put it into practise."
Alitex
  • 9th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Examples, explaining in easy terms, having us look at our own sites and actually doing things is great. keeps us entertained and helps us learn and understand much better in my opinion"
Believe
  • 8th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Covered a lot of ground, provided lots of tools to take away and use in our own workplace."
Little Red PR
  • 8th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great location and service, knowledgable trainer"
Gamlen Instrumens
  • 8th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Everything went just as well, if not, better than expected! Very satisfied with both trainer and company as a whole."
Resort Marketing
  • 6th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Good at creating a good and relaxed atmosphere to learn."
Freelance
  • 19th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Covered all the basics really well, and gave me a really good overview"
StarLeaf
  • 16th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great course content, really informative and great environment"
University Of East London
  • 29th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"A variety of courses under one roof has inspired me to apply for more"
Metamark
  • 21st November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Truly everything, fab course, trainer, and place"
IOpener
  • 21st November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Very knowledgeable trainer and friendly, welcoming staff. Great food and the refreshment breaks were great and well needed!"
Joint Waste Solutions
  • 28th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Overall very good, clear and concise. Many thanks"
Freelance
  • 28th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great environment, excellent trainer, would definitely consider coming back for another course"
Financial Times
  • 28th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Food was very good, course content very good"
Peregrine Communications
  • 24th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Breaking things down in a digestible format"
Schroders
  • 23rd October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Simon is an excellent teacher, very approachable and well informed."
Self
  • 23rd October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"IT WAS GOOD TO LOOK AT MY SPECIFIC INDUSTRY AND SEE RESULTS ON SCREEN."
Meet And Greet Ltd
  • 23rd October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Taking every stage step by step and making sure everyone is on track."
Financial Times
  • 14th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"I thought the session was a really good introduction to the world of analytics and delivered well on its criteria. Would recommend highly."
SOAS University Of London
  • 14th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Excellent knowledge, and great step by step training."
Crest Pumps Ltd
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Excellent course, well delivered and very easy to follow."
Peach Guitars
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Our trainer was really nice and approachable"
Self
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Course space is very good, easy to get to."
Salesforce
  • 11th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Small class sizes. Good after-class resources. Knowledgeable trainer."
IAB UK
  • 11th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great knowledgeable trainer. Very useful."
RCPCH
  • 5th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Explaining and demonstrating how SEO marketing works, what was very good was how practical the corse is physically showing us what websites to use to ensure success in seo marketing and good results for organic traffic. Showing and explaining a good website and a bad website design."
N/A
  • 5th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Very knowledgeable trainer and very willing to take the tame to answer specific questions for each participant."
Street Child
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Good examples and exercises. Clear explanations. Engaging trainer."
Odgers Berndtson
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Trainer was great. Other staff were really friendly. Facilities were great! (Excellent lunch!!)"
The Entertainer
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Relevant , up to date information, lovely learning environment and good networking ."
Combit Construction
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great SEO Insights and lots to think about and take back to the office for investigation and implementation"
CWT
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Good class size, trainer very knowledgeable about subject. I'm looking forward to making use of the support service as I start implementing some of the taught skills over the coming weeks."
Optimum Medical
  • 4th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Good balance of interactiveness and theory"
AITO
  • 22nd August - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Great course, knowledgeable trainer, delicious lunch"
Chatsworth Products (CPI)
  • 22nd August - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Making the content relevant to the people on the course"
British Sea Buckthorn Company
  • 22nd August - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon


"Catering the course to our specific needs and excellent facilities"
Backgrid/ Gossip Bae
  • 22nd August - Classroom
  • Expert - Simon