Martin started his career in the printing industry working at various companies until he achieved the position of Production Manager at the UK’s largest advertising calendar manufacturer. Due to the developments in digital technology he retrained in 2002 gaining first an extended diploma then a BEng with honours in Electronic Engineering at the University of Hull.
Martin started teaching at Grimsby Institute in 2007 working on both the further education programmes as well as the higher education courses, teaching Electrical Sciences and level 2 and level 3 Engineering Maths. He also taught Business and Digital Electronics on the HNC & HND courses. Martin gained his P.G.C.E. from Huddersfield in 2009.
In 2015 Martin joined HETA working on both the apprentice program teaching Electrical Sciences and Engineering Maths as well as various subjects on the HNC programs.