CV  Nicole Hammer

Tyn Grisiau       
Dwyran / Ynys Mon                  
LL61 6RP                       
North Wales/UK

c/o Hohn
Mannsfelder Str. 78
50968 Köln

Mobil: + 49 15757 989793
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Education

12/2012 - 04/2016    Training as a Canine Therapist for the Wolfacademy

12/2009                     Training as an Early English Teacher

09/2003 – 06/2005    A-level Welsh, Grade B, University of Bangor, UK

02/2004 – 06/2004    ECDL computer license, UK

09/1996 – 06/1999    O-level Welsh, Grade A, University of Bangor, UK

09/1984 – 06/1985    Foreign Correspondent for English and Mediator for  Spanish @ Bénédict Dolmetscher, Korrespondenten und
                                   Wirtschaftsfachschule, Uni Dortmund, Germany

                                    (passed the usual 6 semester course in only 2).

08/1985                     State Exam  (Translator and Correspondent)
                                   IHK Chamber of Commerce, Dortmund, Germany

 

Work History

01/2015 - date           Self-employed Translator while still continuing my Studies in Canine and Human Psychology 

03/2012 – 12/2014    WDR (German Television Channel) English Language Customer Service and Translations

01/2008 – 02/2012    Self-employed Translator/Interpreter in the UK and Germany

08/2006 – 12/2007    Registered Manager of a Childrens Home

07/2005 – 07/2006    Director and Partner in a Management and Tax Accountancy
                                    Dealing with German clients and representing them in legal Court cases, Wales, UK

10/2000 – 07/2005    Sure Start Co-ordinator / Social Services
                                   Managing 3 family centres and 22 social projects bilingually 
                                    (English and Welsh, while always maintaining my English/German Translation Business), Wales, UK

09/1996 – 06/2000    Studying the Welsh Language
                                    University of Bangor, Wales, UK

04/1991 – 04/1996    Self-employed Police and Magistrates’ Court Interpreter, Luedenscheid, Germany

12/1987 – 12/1990    Interpreter for the Foreign Office
                                    Regional County Council, Luedenscheid

08/1985 – 11/1987    Foreign Language Correspondent
                                    Alkan Foils, Lüdenscheid

 

Special Skills

German, English, Welsh (Native and Near Native Speaker)
Spanish (Mediator)
Brazilian Portuguese (A1)
Experience in translating documents within the technical, IT, law, retail and finance sector
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Working knowledge of TRADOS and across translation software
Working knowledge of all Microsoft Windows and Office applications
Speedy grasp of things
Ability to communicate on all levels

 

Training                                   

Young People and Finance (2009)
Online Filing (2007)
Working with the Sick and Disabled (2006)
Keeping Safe (2006)
Stress Management (2006)
Employment Law (2005)
Recording and Report Writing (2005)
Workplace Fire Safety (2005)
Drugs and Young People (2005)
Child Protection (2005)
National Minimum Standards (2005)
Supervision Skills (2005)
Performance and Development (2005)
Managing Physical Intervention (2005)
Manual Handling (2005)
Time Management (2003)

 

Personal Details

Place of birth: Luedenscheid, Germany
Education:  Secondary School, Luedenscheid, Graduation: A-levels (Grade A)