Photograph shows Nick Yoxall, Learning & Development Director at Essential Site Skills, provider of CITB Training Courses

Nick Yoxall

Photograph shows Nick Yoxall, Learning & Development Director at Essential Site Skills, provider of CITB Training Courses

Nick Yoxall

Learning & Development Director

The Learning and Development Director is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of our training plan, managing all existing training programmes and introducing new programmes that will directly underpin the organisation's strategic direction for the next stage of our growth journey.

Working alongside the board to meet the training needs, shape curriculum solutions, and collaborate in the design of detailed training modules to meet overall programme goals and optimising performance across all functions including sales, customer service, procurement and marketing.

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Luke Brailsford

Photograph shows Luke Brailsford, Project Manager for Essential Site Skills, a Leading Health and Safety and Construction Training Course Provider

Luke Brailsford

Project Manager

Luke provides knowledgeable and supportive advice to clients, ensuring all elements have been covered for them to achieve the required level of competence.

He supports the delivery of NVQ qualifications to ensure all Assessor and Client needs are met to an exceptionally high standard, qualified with his Level 2 in Information Advice and Guidance. He is always friendly and supportive, organised with fantastic IT skills and willing to go that extra mile to ensure the client's needs are met.

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Liam Moore

Photograph shows Liam Moore, Enrolment Officer at Leading Health and Safety Course Provider Essential Site Skills

Liam Moore

Enrolment Officer

Liam assists with client and learner management by ascertaining the employers training requirements through a Training Needs Analysis, carrying out profiling sessions with potential learners to establish the most suitable qualifications to enhance their skills. He will conduct enrolment sessions with learners to obtain all the relevant information to register them onto the relevant qualification.

Liam is qualified as a minimum with IOSH Managing Safely and L3 Award in Education and Training which helps him provide a service to all clients and learners that meets the Company’s rigorous quality standards.

With a flexible and friendly approach to his team members, Liam provides a reliable and highly supportive role to a fundamental part of the NVQ team.

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Nigel Anker

Photograph shows Nigel Anker a Tutor at Essential Site Skills, Leading Health and Safety Course Provider

Nigel Anker

Assessor / Tutor

Nigel delivers a combination of NVQ Assessments and Health & Safety Training courses in accordance with Awarding Body requirements, following industry standards and guidelines, striving for Essential Site Skills exceptional standard of delivery at all times.

He is passionate about delivering high quality training to develop the skills of individuals and assist them in achieving their goals. Using his vast experience as a tutor and assessor to assist learners to gather the evidence they need to obtain qualifications.

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Simon Lidster of Essential Site Skills

Simon Lidster

Simon Lidster of Essential Site Skills

Simon Lidster

Assessor/ Tutor

Simon delivers higher level Construction NVQ’s in both Site Management and Contracting Management in accordance with Awarding Body requirements, following industry standards and guidelines, and striving for Essential Site Skills’ exceptional standards of delivery at all times.

A highly motivated individual with a keen eye for detail and an enthusiasm to teach, nurture and pass on knowledge from his vast experience and skills in construction and management, Simon prides himself on his professional standards borne from a successful and decorated military career.

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Ryan Cancellara

Ryan Cancellara

Business Development Manager

As Business Development Manager in the Adult Skills division, Ryan uses accredited courses to up-skill learners on benefits and low incomes in order to help them move into work or secure a higher paid role.

Having established excellent working relationships from his recruitment background, Ryan is passionate about the importance of qualified and competent employees, and is motivated by developing the skills of potential workforces. Utilising his past experience, Ryan supports learners through to interviews and potential job opportunities upon the completion of the adult skills courses.

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Ami Dawe

Photograph shows Ami Dawe, Adult Skills Tutor at Leading Health and Safety Course Provider Essential Site Skills

Ami Dawe

Adult Skills Tutor

Ami has worked within the health and social care sector for 17 years and within education for 9 years, delivering a combination of apprenticeships, diplomas and workplace training.

Ami is passionate about delivering high quality training to help develop the skills and confidence of individuals.

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Jordan Wheatly, NVQ Administrator at Health and Safety Course Specialists Essential Site Skills

Jordan Wheatley

Jordan Wheatly, NVQ Administrator at Health and Safety Course Specialists Essential Site Skills

Jordan Wheatley

Training Co-ordinator (Team Leader)

Jordan is responsible for the daily running of the Adult Skills administration team. Jordan provides knowledgeable and supportive advice to his team, clients and other external partners. Jordan ensures that the daily workload of the team is manageable whilst hitting targets and deadline.

Jordan joined Essential Site Skills in November 2017 as a Business Administration Apprentice. Since then, Jordan has become a knowledgeable and trust worthy team member. Jordan was promoted to a team leader position as a result of his continued dedication and hard work. Boasting extensive knowledge of NVQ’s and funding compliance requirements Jordan is often a point of contact for advice of guidance.

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Jodie Bamforth

Photograph shows Jodie Bamforth, Business Admin Apprentice at Leading Health and Safety Course Provider Essential Site Skills

Jodie Bamforth

Training Co-ordinator

Jodie provides efficient and professional administrative support to Adult Skills Team by ensuring funding paperwork is compliant and meets the requirements of the ESFA and other funding bodies. Jodie registers funding training with awarding organisations to meet the requirements of each learner, she also takes responsibility for making sure that ESS MIS systems are updated with accurate information.

Jodie first joined ESS in October 2018 as a Business Administration Apprentice, since then Jodie has achieve her Level 2 in Business Administration and has progress into a Training Coordinator role. This development and progress is a result of Jodie’s continued commitment and drive to learn. Jodie plays a vital role in the Adult Skills team by offering her knowledge and expertise in developing the knowledge of other team members.

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Shanaiya Branson of Essential Site Skills

Shanaiya Branson

Shanaiya Branson of Essential Site Skills

Shanaiya Branson

Adult Skills Administrator

Shanaiya provides efficient and professional administrative support to Adult Skills Team by ensuring funding paperwork is compliant and meets the requirements of the ESFA and other funding bodies. Shanaiya registers funding training with awarding organisations to meet the requirements of each learner, she also takes responsibility for making sure that ESS MIS systems are updated with accurate information.

Shanaiya joined the ESS team in November 2020 with a wealth of experience with funded training and has been able to use it to support her in this role. Shanaiya brings a confident and helpful attitude to the team and has fast become a key part of the team.

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Nicole Sharpe

Nicole Sharpe

Business Admin Apprentice

Nicole provides efficient and professional administrative support to Adult Skills Team by ensuring funding paperwork is compliant and meets the requirements of the ESFA and other funding bodies. Nicole registers funding training with awarding organisations to meet the requirements of each learner, she also takes responsibility for making sure that ESS MIS systems are updated with accurate information.

Nicole is currently working towards her Level 2 in Business Administration with a view to progressing in the company. Nicole has a confident and professional attitude that helps her to thrive within the Adult Skills team. Nicole has a key eye for details and strives to meet targets and deadlines. Nicole has been a key part in the Adult Skills team since joining in February 2019.

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Molly Strickland

Molly Strickland

Business Admin Apprentice

Molly provides efficient and professional administrative support to Adult Skills Team by ensuring funding paperwork is compliant and meets the requirements of the ESFA and other funding bodies. Molly registers funding training with awarding organisations to meet the requirements of each learner, she also takes responsibility for making sure that ESS MIS systems are updated with accurate information.

Molly joined the ESS team in June 2020 as a Business Administration Apprentice with a view to progress in the company. Molly has a polite and friendly attitude and brings a warmth to the team atmosphere. Molly is committed to support the adult skills team and strives to learner more about the functions of funded training and NVQ’s.

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