Welcome to How2Become

How2Become Ltd was established by Richard McMunn in 2005, who was working as a Fire Officer for Kent Fire & Rescue Service at the time. Since writing his first guide, How to Become a Firefighter, Richard has gone on to author and create hundreds of products. Since 2005 the company has grown and developed into the UK’s leading careers information/development specialist website. Today we have over 250 products available, spanning over 40 different careers and educational sectors.


Joshua Brown

Managing Director

Joshua Brown

Joshua became How2Become’s managing director after being with the company for 4 years. Josh is undoubtedly a unique member of our team with his versatile and flexible approach to take on and manage multiple projects, making him a truly valuable team member. His university years were spent in Computer Game Art. His degree in Computer gaming inspired him to go on and become a published author here at How2Become with his creative book: ‘How to become a Game Designer’. Josh constantly shows willingness to take on challenges and new tasks to help the company’s growth. Josh is a big lover of music. From artists such as John Mayer to Jimi Hendrix, he likes nothing more to spend time learning songs on his guitar. Josh is a massive football fan and likes watching the game! He also enjoys getting to grips with new technology and spending time with those closest to him, especially his dog!

Gemma Butler

An invaluable team member, Gemma is our head of operations and publishing at How2Become. Her role varies from day-to-day which ensures her work-life is continuously engaging and ever-changing. Gemma’s skills are diverse which is demonstrated through her duties including office management and supervision, staff management and training, assisting our MD, maintaining trade relationships, and overseeing website content and products and ensuring the swift distribution of all our guides to customers. Gemma has high ambitions and wishes to continue her development here at How2Become. Outside of work, Gemma enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching TV series and films, and of course, shopping!


Gemma Butler

Head of Operations and Publishing


Jordan Cooke

Senior Writer

Jordan Cooke

Jordan is How2Become’s senior writer. Following completion of an M.A. in Creative Writing, he decided to put his skills to work in the publishing industry, and (as of 2018) has been with How2Become for 3 years. A disgruntled Chargers fan, Jordan also enjoys watching Spain and Barcelona, and playing with his cat – Zelda. Jordan’s debut novel is (hopefully!) expected to be released sometime in winter 2018/early 2019. 

Jacob Senior

Jacob is a writer and researcher at How2Become. He recently graduated from university with a degree in Philosophy, and hopes to continue using his deduction and analytical skills in writing. In his free time, Jacob enjoys watching films and playing video games. He also maintains a blog in which he writes about gaming. The rest of his spare time is consumed by his three incredibly demanding cats.


Jacob Senior

Researcher / Writer


Ryan Pinder

Operations Assistant

Ryan Pinder

Ryan joined the How2Become team in 2016 as an apprentice. Having completed his apprenticeship, Ryan is now our Operations Assistant. Ryan’s daily duties comprise the following: assisting our Operations Manager and Managing Director, handling customer orders, supporting customers, and liaising with business contacts. Primarily, Ryan’s role is imperative to maintaining high, successful customer satisfaction. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time playing video games, building computers from scratch, and hanging out with family and friends.

Alex Jeffries

Alex is a Digital Marketer for How2Become. As a recent graduate from university with a degree in Music Technology, he has a passion both for music and creativity in general. In his free time, Alex puts his skills into practice by writing and recording his own music, demonstrating his desire to put something of his own out into the world. Alex’s love for music also extends to his collection of vinyl records. Outside of music and work, Alex is a big Chelsea fan, enjoys a good coffee, and stays up to date with his favourite TV series

alex jeffries digital marketer at How2Become

Alex Jeffries

Digital Marketing Assistant


David Bebb

Course Tutor

David Bebb

David is proud to have worked for the Metropolitan Police Service for 30 years. His experience makes him as qualified as any to mentor students and help them pass the police assessment centre here at How2Become. He joined the How2Become team in 2015 to use his knowledge to help others in achieving a successful career. David is well structured with his planning and deliverance of his courses, whilst maintaining a friendly and easy going approach. You should always have fun whilst you learn!

Andy Bosworth

Andy is our front hand man and deals with customer service. His excellent communication skills and dedication to his job, allows How2Become to move forward and continue to strive for success. Andy takes great pride in being a valuable team member and takes great satisfaction in knowing that his job allows customers to achieve any career aspiration they may have. His determination and dedication to his customers provides a great communication outlet between ourselves and our customers. This customer service keeps that two-way communication that a company like ours, values immeasurably. Andy is a fully qualified IT support engineer, despite never working in the IT industry. Andy is a keen runner who enjoys going to the gym and playing the drums in a band.


Andy Bosworth

Customer Service Manager


How2Become operates from the following address in Kings Hill, Kent:

How2Become Ltd

Suite 1

60 Churchill Square Business Centre

Kings Hill


ME19 4YU



It is our aim to provide you with up-to-date and current insider recruitment information to help you prepare effectively for any career selection process. It is our mission to help you get the job of your dreams. If you have any problems then we will do our very best to resolve the issue. Please contact is at info@how2become.com for customer support. During October 2006 How2Become received recognition by being acknowledged as one of the top 10 best new businesses in the UK when it reached the final of the HSBC Start Up Stars competition. To add to this award, the company reached the finals of the National Online Recruitment Awards in 2009.


How2Become has been recognised to the highest standard with awards from Independent Publishing Guild and nominations from The BookSeller and HSBC. To view our awards, please take a look at our Awards page.


You may contact us at info@how2become.com at any time or visit our contact us page and fill in our contact form. We will answer all enquiries within 24 hours during normal office hours. To read our Terms and Conditions please click here.

For all press enquiries and/or general enquiries please contact How2Become Customer Support at info@how2become.com.

The time, effort and research that goes into developing the guides makes it all worth while when we receive feedback from our customers informing us that they have been successful in achieving their goals.

Whatever you want to become in 2019 we can show you how with information guides, DVDs and training courses that are packed full of insider tips and advice!

We feel sure that you will get the same results too…

Best wishes,
The How2Become Team