Lauren Jones

  • Cilcain Flintshire

Summary

I am a determined, hard-working and polite young person with the ability to get on well with people at all levels. I work well as a member of a team and also independently. I am enthusiastic to learn new skills and take pride in the job at hand. 

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014

Crew Member

McDonald's 

Responsibilities

For this job I mostly worked on the fry station this job included cooking fries , maintaining  hygiene , oil refilling of the vat , maintaining  stock of the fries And boxes that are used to serve the fries in . When working the breakfast shift I worked mostly on cooking the sausage burgers it was my duty to ensure that the stock of frozen burgers ready  to cook was maintained ,cook the burgers and maintain hygiene .

Accomplishments

I believe in my short time at McDonald's that I made a big and impressive impact . I like to give friends , family , the lectures in college and employers 100% so I did everything I could to ensure this in my job . I worked extra hours when asked and worked under pressure on my own despite only being new to the job . I'm willing to give anything a go and learn to new things and this was greatly appreciated at McDonald's 

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

Course participant 

Wrexham ITEC Engament course

After a gap year helping my father I decided to attend the six weeks engagement course which was based at Deeside college. This was a voluntary course which I decided to enrol on to help me gain more skills for the workplace. Also as part of the course I took part in the project" Giant Headquarters" in Chester which is a lottery funding scheme. The aim was to use waste material to create props for the giants used in festivals and carnivals.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2011

Work Experiences 

British Army 

Kinmel training Camp- For work experience I went on a weeks residential to the Kinmel Training camp. The weeks trip consisted of camping, learning to cook rations on a fire, Army drills for combat, night excursions and learning to work as part of a team. At the end of the week I achieved the best female student award.

Education

Education
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015

Betec level 3 extended diploma in Music technology 

College llandillo 

I am currently coming to the end of my final year in full time education , for two years i have been studying music technology and during this time i have gained lot of experience and skills . This includes working as a team to organise a charity gig for action for Children  where we had to contact bands , organise a venue and so forth  for the event .   I even composed a charity single for the advertisement of the gig . It was a very successful evening .  I have had the opportunity to work with Logic music software and  create many pieces of music , produce a class CD, advert and music video . 

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013

CYQ Level 2 Gym Instructor  

DeEside LEISURE CENTRE   

During my gap year I had taken up Fitness classes and started to gain an interest in becoming a Fitness instructor . The course I enrolled on Gave me the opportunity to learn different body weight and weight exercise techniques and how to teach them correctly  . I also learnt how to correctly use all the gym equipment and was shown how to teach others . At the end of the three day crash course I had to do a small assessment in the form of a gym induction , i had to include a warm up , stretches ,  a weight machine and a body weight exercise . Once I had passed this i then had to wait a few months before i had my main assessment which again took the form of a gym induction ,i had to introduce my client to a exercise regime that i ahd picked for their specific goal which was to lose weight . again this included a cardio warm up ,  weight machine exercises , body weight exercises a cool down and cool down stretches . After this i had to complete two multiple-choice papers on fitness principal and the human body  

Jun 2011 - Jul 2012

GCSE

Delyn center 

GCSE English language                                       C

GCSE English Lit                                                   C

GCS E Mathematics higher                                 C 

GCSE Mathematics Foundation                          C

GCSE Science                                                            C

GCSE Geography                                                      C

Jun 2011 - Jul 2012

GCSE

Learning center

Gcse Music                                                             A

GCSE History                                                         B

Skills

Skills

Leadership

During my qualification in Gym fitness i had to lead clients thorough a gym induction . I n college i have had to lead in some group assignments  making decisions to get the work done in a professional but quick manner . 

Buliding Specific

I have gained some building skills in the last 3 years as i have been assisting my mother and father in renovating a grade 2 listed farm house in Cilcain . I have learnt to plaster using traditional lime plaster , Dry stone walling , pointing up walls and fire places and painting and decorating . I have learnt many building terms and regulations during the process and have become interested in this line of work . 

Music specific 

Possibly one of my strongest points I have gained many music specific skills for the past 10 years . Since the age of eleven I have been a Keen drummer and been part of many bands in North wales . I'm currently having tuition to  advance my drumming to a professional level . In College i have learnt to use a mixing desk , basic recording techniques and how a record session works . I have also learnt to compose, record sounds using Foley Techniques , Film and edit adverts and music videos and mix music using Logic software . 

Team work 

During my time at college and McDonald's I have had the experience of working in a team with people from all backgrounds . 

Communication

At college and McDonald's communication has been crucial . In college we have had to communicate to make projects successful such as a charity gig .