We currently have over 90 members, these include consultant members as well as full members (training providers), associate and partner members.
Our consultant members are individuals who provide strategic consultancy services to the FE and skills sector and add value to our network by collaborating and consulting with our full, associate and partner members.
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I create and deliver training and development focused on communication skills for the world of work. These include choosing how to communicate; critical thinking; overcoming obstacles; communication in change programmes; communication for managers; influencing and persuading; negotiation skills. Clients include overseas governments, training colleges, universities, special interest groups, professional bodies, an NHS trust, and individuals. All the sessions assess then address specific needs, requirements, or problems. All are highly practical.
Be Compliant Consulting
Hi, I’m Amanda Waterton and, after several years of managing data, funding and compliance within organisations delivering government funded training programmes, I am now excited to be running my own consultancy business – Be Compliant Consulting. Recent projects have included assisting with a RoATP re-application, migration into a new platform, work on Hard Close, monthly ILR data and funding support, interrogating PDSATs and FRM reports as well general compliance checks and acting as a sounding board for all things ESFA related.
Mel Butcher provides consultancy services for all types of FE & Skills providers. With over 20 years' experience working in the education and skills sector and a successful track record of implementing organisational strategy, business development, bid writing, project and stakeholder management and designing processes which enhance the education and training offer. Mel has senior expertise in the workforce skills and apprenticeships and has been at the forefront in leading establishments and teams through transformational change, strategic development and quality improvement with a results-driven approach. Contact: email@example.com or 07796265608
I am Chris Jones, a former HMI and was Ofsted’s specialist adviser for apprenticeships. I work with providers to carry out quality reviews, train those responsible for governance, speak at conferences and help providers navigate the minefield of inspection.
As founder & MD of Dv8 Sussex creative college for nearly 20 years I wore many hats & have a deep understanding of the educational environment for a training provider. I work with individuals & organisations to help grow and develop provision, improve your offer and maximise impact. Areas of support offered include:
• Organisational & business development • Study programme & traineeship development • Marketing & learner recruitment • ESFA funding & data management • SEN provision & funding • Staffing, premises and resources • Curriculum design, Quality Improvement & Ofsted preparation • Employer links, work experience & careers. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
My passion and expertise is in developing and delivering business transformation, growth and sustainability strategies and programmes from design, delivery through to evaluation. These are achieved through understanding my clients core values and helping them develop, the strategic alliances and collaborations, and in writing and winning tenders/grant applications. I have helped my clients secure in excess of £140 million of contract/grant value in the skills, employability, children, youth and community infrastructure sectors to deliver impactful services and change lives.