Hi, I’m Rick Davidson
I am skilled in Adult Education and technical consulting. My areas of expertise include curriculum development, Outside Plant Engineering, telecommunications networks, and Geographic Information Systems.
During my career I’ve worked extensively with tools such as CADD (MicroStation & AutoCad), databases, SAP, numerous programming languages and other Information Technology.
I currently teach Open Source GIS courses for Continuing Studies at Langara College, in Vancouver B.C. and specialize in producing and presenting professional-quality technical curriculum. In addition, I’m currently working with Ramin Azar to help start up his business, Planetary Remote Sensing.
With over 30 years in technical positions with Telecommunications carriers and engineering contractors, combined with over 20 years of studying and working with Geographic Information Systems and other Geospatial technologies, I have a wealth of technical experience and practical knowledge to share.
In recent years I’ve turned my energies towards teaching and business development. My qualifications include:
- M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Post Secondary
- B.C. Provincial Instructor Diploma (PIDP)
- Advanced Diploma in Engineering: Geographic Information Systems
- Diploma in Telecommunications Engineering Technology
- AScT Electronics registration with ASTTBC
Former certifications include:
- Registered ETA International Fiber Optics Installer
- ETA Certification Administrator