Meet the Internal Verifier & Apprenticeship Assessor, Julian Duggan
What do you do at DV8?
Lead Internal Verifier (Foundation Learning), Lead Assessor (Apprenticeships)
What were you doing before you started at DV8?
DJ, Producer, Artist Manager and Label Manager
How did you get a job at DV8?
I was teaching Radio Production workshops to young people in the Waltham Forest area and was recommended to DV8 as a potential teacher for Music Business, to which I followed up on and have been here since summer 2004.
What make you good at your job?
Obsessive compulsive disorder
What do you do for fun?
Make tunes, play guitar, DJ’ing, going to football and playing golf.
What are your favourite TV shows, movies, books, bands etc.
Oz & Lost, Shawshank Redemption, Meg & Mog, Pink, Ed Sheeran, The Police & all Drum & Bass, UK Garage and Soulful House music
What are your favourite DV8 Moment?
Staff trips to Barcelona, lol. No really, my two favourite moments were seeing my year 10 & 11 group complete a brand new qualification over their last 2 school years, gaining qualifications while living the experience of real life creative industry
What are you up to at the moment?
Enjoying life as a Dad
What are your ambitions for the future?
Assist young people in progressing in the music industry or creative industries bypassing on knowledge of my experiences to help further their potential careers.