BachmannHR Group Limited

Meet the Team

Keith Austin

Keith has over 20 years at sea with companies such as Union Castle, Clan Line, Safmarine, Commodore, Sealink British Ferries and P&O Ferries (Dover & Portsmouth).  He started as Engineer cadet with Final Rank Chief Engineer.

Keith has over 10 years as Super­in­tendent Engineer with companies such as Red Funnel, Sealion Shipping & Cemex Marine and is an ex member of the High Speed Association.

Keith has been a Training & Business Development Manager with Flagship, Mabway Training and now Bachmann Training.  He has been working closely with Shaw Trust, Training, Mentoring and supporting Customers with I.T. Job Searching and Mock Interviews, who are seeking work.

Keith is a consultant for ECDIS, CEMAST and Bachmann Training and he is a member of IET, Inst L.M. and Inst Diagnostic Engineers.


Mike Dolan

Mike is our Lead Health and Safety Tutor with Naval Experience and extensive time spent In the Oil and Gas industry.

Mike delivers the First Aid, Manual Handling, COSHH, Noise, Risk Assessments and Site Supervisor courses (most of these are AoFA accredited).

Quali­fica­tions held are:-  State Registered Nurse, Offshore Medics Certificate, First Aid Tutor and NEBOSH.


John Prince

Following on from an Indentured Appren­ti­ceship with Vosper Thornycroft,­ John went to sea with BT Marine as an Electrical Engineering Officer on  their fleet of Cableships.­  He then worked ashore for a brief spell within the Service Engineering sector dealing with Punch-Press equipment in the Metalwork/­Manuf­ac­turing area.

John gained valuable experience in maintenance, service and facilities engineering within British Aerospace, Southampton Airport  and Carnival UK. With 45 years experience, he feels it is time to pass on some of that well earned knowledge!


Courtney Wearn

Courtney is Bachmann Training's Business Admi­nis­trator apprentice. She is currently studying for her Diploma in L2 Business Admi­nis­tra­tion and has already achieved a L3 Emergency First Aid AoFa Accredited certi­fica­tion.

Courtney received a distinction qualification in English whilst studying at Fareham College. She is developing excellent IT skills and is conversant with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. In addition she manages the companies social media accounts and is responsible for liaising with clients when course bookings are made and preparing course material packs.