Trainer Profiles

Amsys Specialist Trainers and Consultants have unequalled experience at delivering both bespoke and Certified Mac OS training and coaching and contribute invaluable real world experience to all training courses. Below are profiles of each of our Apple Authorised Trainers.

Peter Argyle

Peter is one of our Apple Master IT trainers and has been training longer than he cares to remember (20+years). He has trained on every OS that Apple has released along with most products they have produced since the Apple II. He is now an ACSA Certified trainer and an Apple Certified Sales Trainer. Out side of training he is a keen skier.

ACT | ACSA | ACTC | ACST | ACHDS | XSAN | ACMT

 

 

Russell Harris

Over the past 16 years Russell has been working in the Apple Service & Support Industry for Amsys.

Initially a Service Technician travelling around the country repairing unwell Macs along with PCs, Russell progressed to Service Management where he was responsible for the running of the workshops, the technicians and repairs. This lead to him developing leadership and training skills for which he puts to good use now as an Apple Certified Trainer, a role he has held full-time for the past 7 years.

With a keen interest in all things Macintosh, Russell enjoys delivering Hardware and Software training to all skill levels as well as assisting Apple with their Tech Series seminars across the country. Over the years, Russell has kept his Computing knowledge and Training skills current through Apple’s Hardware and Software qualifications and also through the CompTIA A+ Certified Professional IT Technician qualification, he is also one of our Apple Master IT trainers.

ACT | ATSP | ACSA | ACTC | ACS | ACSP | ACA | ACMT | XSAN

Richard Mallion

Richard is one of our Apple Master IT trainers and has been working in the IT industry for almost 20 years. He started out as a Novell Engineer before moving over to Windows servers. For the past 15 years he has been working with Macintosh Systems. His experience covers the full range of Apple hardware and software, specialising in Networking/Servers, databases and cross platform integration and Directory Services

Richard also has many years of scripting/programming experience which includes Objective C, AppleScript, Shell Scripting, Ruby and iPhone development. Richard is the developer behind our popular Apple Certification revision app, Revise IT.

For the past 10 years Richard has been an Authorised Apple trainer, authorised to teach all the Apple technical training courses to an ACSA level. While he is not teaching he is busy writing new courses such as our iOS App Development courses and our advanced, “Developing iOS Apps for Business” course.

ACT | ACSA | ACMA | ACTC | ACHDS | XSAN | ACMT | MCSE | CCNA

Hugo Costa

Hugo is one of our Apple Master IT trainers and has been working in the Mac environment for over 15 years.
Started as Service Technician, progressed to Technical Management where he was responsible for the running of the workshop, technicians day to day consultancy jobs and installs. This developed his knowledge of the full range of Apple hardware and software, especially Servers.
He got a good working knowledge of large-scale Mac deployments and rollouts and is an innovative solution finder who enjoys developing both Server and Desktop solutions that are dependable, integrated and expandable.

ACT | ACSA | ACTC | ACHDS | ACMT

Daryl McCartney

Daryl Apple trainerDaryl is the newest member to the training team. Over the past 3 Years he has worked his way up from Hardware Technician to Workshop Manager. He has now undertaken his new role within the Training Department. His experience within the Hardware Environment made him an ideal candidate for teaching the ACMT and associated courses.

Daryl is now trying to further his training course quota and later this year will be taking his Apple Certified Training Course so that he is capable of teaching Apple’s OS X Support and Server Essentials Courses.

ACA | ACMT | ACSP | ACTC