Les Punton - Secretary Role: SecretaryAppointed: 25/10/2011 Profession/Status:NVQ Assessor, Derwentside College, Durham Profile: Les is responsible for the delivery of QCF framework Apprenticeships in the Health and Social Care sector, delivering the Diploma levels 2, 3 and Management qualification, delivering the TEC CERT qualification, Key skills A.O.N. and Communication and Employees Rights and Responsibilities. Les also worked as a Basic Skills Care Assistant (Voluntary) at St Georges Hospital, Morpeth. Les worked as a retained fire fighter (1999 – 2001) and provided first response emergency assistance to fires, road traffic accidents and chemical incidents within the Northumberland County. Durham County Council Children’s Home Lay Inspector (voluntary) 1989 to 1992. He has also worked as a labourer, welder and cleaner.