Hobart Technology Principals
Vikki Pickering, Co-Director38 years in Education and Training. Co-Founder of HT in 1999. Part of National team to identify examples of quality competency training undertaken in National Institutes of Technology.
Developer of first CBT training qualification in Australia for para-professionals. Key developer in Project Group for UNESCO award winning National Science Technician Standards and Curriculum Design and Development project. Worked closely with industry organisations and interstate Institutes of Technology to design and develop curriculum and training materials.
Committed community member working in the training of unemployed youth and developing strategies to divert youth at risk of offending.
Telephone +61 3 62296091
Mobile +61 408 975 017
Rupert Badcock, Co-Director30 years experience in Education & Training. Co-Founder of HT in 1999. Designed, organised and delivered workplace, flexible and online training in Tasmania and overseas. Comprehensive experience in business development and project management in a wide range of areas. Program Manager in flexible delivery in Tasmania 1995 -1998.
Winner of inaugural Tasmanian Vocational Education Science prize and runner up in the National Award for innovation in workplace delivery of Applied Science courses, 1994.
Listed in International Who's Who in Energy and Nuclear Sciences, Longman, London, 1983.
Telephone +61 408 138 279
Mobile +61 410 767 270
John Watson, Director (International)30 years experience in Education & Training. Joined HT in 2004.
Advisor to the Indonesian Government (Polytechnic Sector) for the establishment of Business Polytechnics in Eastern Indonesia, 1987-1989, 2002-2004. High level knowledge of Indonesian culture and strong Bahasa Indonesian skills.
Considerable experience in mentoring businesses in Australia , Africa and Indonesia. Success, as Head of Hobart Institute of TAFE ( International) in the identification, development and commercialisation of international training projects,( TAFE Tasmania 1994 -1997).
Telephone +61 3 62313142
Mobile +61 434 545 483
Indonesian Mobile +62 81 338 591 085