Early in his career Paul Sinclair-eckett earned certifications mostly from the City and Guilds Institute in the UK. He earned his City and Guilds Parts 1 through 4 certifications from 1985 to 1989 covering topics such as management training, mechanical processes, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, costing, machining and more.
Working at numerous Grand Prix companies like Toyota and McLaren, Paul Sinclair-eckett realized the value of furthering his education. He attended Oxford College to earn a certification in Design and Computer-Aided Design. Then at Brooks University Oxford he earned his Mechanical Engineering Degree.
A position at Airbus meant that Paul Sinclair-eckett needed to earn even more certifications. He became certified to work with Airbus, passing military and government checks. Airbus helped him earn certifications in the excellent CAD program, CatiaV5. He is currently Airbus certified in CatiaV5 for part design, surfacing design, assembly design, kinematics design, and machined part modeling. Working for Airbus also required Paul Sinclair-eckett to be certified to work at the EADS level with some of his projects.
Paul Sinclair-eckett also has a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the level of 2-1 M-Eng. This degree took him six years to complete, and he considers it a fundamental building blog for his theoretical education. Paul Sinclair-eckett has been able to put this extensive education to use in the real world both in his work for others and in the consulting he occasionally has done.
Some additional certifications that Paul Sinclair-eckett holds are the Licenshireship of City and Guilds, Certificate of Aeronautical Engineering, and Project Management. Asked about his certifications and how they impacted his career, Paul Sinclair-eckett stated, "I think the certifications I earned throughout my career have been great for my job. I've learned a lot from these certification programs and I still use much of what I learned everyday at Airbus."
About: Paul Sinclair-eckett lives in the UK where he raises his two beloved children. He is currently the Head of Assembly Automation at Airbus for the A350 project. He also serves as project manager for multiple projects related to the A350. He is a fan of karting as well as a keen golfer.