A well recognised and sought-after educator, Catherine is the Principal and owner of The Training for Learning Co. She has been analysing, forecasting, developing, writing and conducting workplace education in the corporate sector for over 25 years. Her qualifications in education and training and assesment, coupled with her ongoing study in training techniques and the principles of adult learning provide a balanced and innovative approach to training.
Catherine conducts nationally accredited courses, which provide the graduates with nationally recognised credentials; these include management, administration and trainer education workshops. Her talent in training and facilitation has seen her present overseas in Los Angeles, Montreal and Las Vegas, and nationally around Australia. Her clients include Australia Post, Dept of Transport, University SA, University Adelaide, PMA Australia, PMA International, IPI USA, ESCOSA, Southern Health, City of Tea Tree Gully, Pacific National and Latrobe University.
Catherine is the immediate Past National President of AITD Australian Institute of Training & Development. She has operated the RYLA Rotary Youth Leadership Awards in South Australia for the past 12 years. Her involvement with Rotary has included facilitating at the International Youth Programs in Montreal 2010, Los Angeles 2008 and Sydney 2014.
Catherine has published several training books, The Trainer Activity Manual, The Team Leader Activity Manual, Common Learning Styles and A Monthly Helping of New Ideas. She has also developed a diverse range of card decks and interactive games as teaching tools for facilitators.
Alan has worked in the Marketing field for the past 25 years. His no nonsense approach to marketing has seen him reach the top of his profession. His principles in Sales & Marketing have earned him a reputation, in the industry, of integrity and trust. Alan has developed a range of techniques in closing the sale and how to think with the client not for them.
Lecturing in Sales & Marketing at TAFE and for corporate business, Alan has also enjoyed assisting others to move into the career that he has enjoyed so much. The success of the Minilab Training Centre and the employable students who graduate from the Centre are testimony to the skills and knowledge of the industry and his ability as a trainer.
Business Practices are an everyday activity for Alan, and his talent for transferring these skills to the training room supports his students in their personal and professional management roles. His experience in the photographic and pharmacy fields has been valuable with his work at TAFE and Private Colleges offering a Certificate in Small Business Management for those interested in embarking on their own enterprise or undertaking a management role in their career.
Helene is a highly qualified business educator who has worked extensively throughout South Africa in business and business law, before coming to Australia. Her experience and qualifications offer a facilitator demonstrating best practice.
She is a confident and personable trainer who places a great deal of emphases on fair, equitable and ethical guide lines in her professional and personal life. Helene has worked with the corporate sector offering training workshops in personal management skills. Her quick wit injects humour and spontaneity in her training sessions, and allows participants to relax and enjoy their learning experience.
Helene's talent in business writing has proven a great resource in the development of training resources and materials for clients. She has been published in various Training and Development journals and magazines over the past decade.
Judy is an experienced people manager, working with staff teams and coaching them to develop their skills in the areas of morale, work management and retailing. She is qualified with her Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAE40110 as well as a Diploma of Teaching and Diploma of Retail Management.
She is a skilled communicator and her training sessions in verbal and written communication ensure that participants experience realistic case studies and work related activities in the training environment.
She has opened and developed many of the retail outlets for the Carla Zampatti Group in Canberra, Sydney and Adelaide. Judy is a highly skilled retailer who offers her services to small and large retailers providing staff training and development for their staff teams in a range of topics from sales, service and merchandising to retail management.
Di has worked with small and large business in purchasing, management and leadership. Her experience with today's youth has equipped Di with a diverse range of skills in business to share with her clients and students.
Di is the Training Coordinator at Training for Learning Co. She has been an integral part of the New program development for 2014. Her expertise in planning and organising training and events will be a great support to clients of TLC.
She holds a Diploma in Management and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, and is currently studying for her Diploma in Vocational Education and Training. Her skills in youth development are highly valued and her unique style provides a great resource in the training environment.
Rod is an experienced manager, with over 15 years experience in management across Operational, HR and Learning & Development business units for a large national corporation. His role has allowed him to manage a L&D team as well as facilitate programs in accredited courses including Frontline Management, Transport & Distribution and Training & Assessment. He is qualifications include Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Diploma of Business Management and Certificate IV Workplace & Business Coaching.
Rod is a member of the International Coaching Federation and has facilitated numerous coaching sessions for both individuals and groups. Session subjects ranged form careers, personal issues through to managing staff, self and manager.
Rod's personal style is described as creative, humorous and highly personable. He has a unique ability to delve into the minds of people and draw out their thoughts, emotions and rationale though effective questioning. He demonstrates his genuine interest in the people with whom he is training.