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The Team

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Senior Management Team

Nicola Lee - Managing Director
Nic - Antrec teamNic is a consummate professional with a keen eye for quality and is driven by a fundamental need to support as many people as possible from the local communities her company and team serves, to achieve positive outcomes.

Nic’s mantra of doing the right thing, for the right person at the right time has been instrumental in ensuring Antrec’s success. Nic ensures that we work together with our partnership opportunities to ensure we deliver successfully on every opportunity for the betterment of local communities, organisations and most importantly the individuals that access our services.

Nic is key to driving the company forward strategically and has her finger on the pulse with industry developments and innovative delivery to ensure Antrec and our customers’ future success.

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Andrew Lee - Finance Director
Andy - Antrec teamAndy is instrumental in ensuring that we offer value for money to our prime contractors and funders. His vision for offering quality services at a price that is affable, realistic and makes business sense has placed Antrec as one of the busiest private hire advanced driver training academies in the UK!

Andy has overall accountability for contractual compliance and funding assurances, ensuring Antrec is delivering what we promise with integrity and honesty.

Andy’s enthusiasm and commitment is contagious and is key in ensuring Antrec’s sustained year on year growth.

Jim Milne - Head of Business & Operations
Jim - Antrec teamWith over 15 years of experience within the welfare to work and skills sector Jim is an expert in operational, contractual and quality management and can utilise his skills to ensure contracts are completed in full, on time and to the highest standards.

Jim is the point of contact for our funders and makes contracted opportunities operational reality.

Jim’s business sense and people development skills ensure we are doing things right and that we aren’t afraid of doing them differently this ensures Antrec are a key player in the sector.

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Natalie Taylor-Buck - Head of Curriculum & Quality Assurance
Nat - Antrec teamWith a wealth of experience within internal / external quality assurance, the development of curriculum and education delivery Nat is in the key position to forge forward with Antrec’s self-assessment reporting, quality assurance action planning and assures that Antrec is delivering against all Ofsted regulated guidelines.

Nat is key for operational quality assurance and a valued member of the senior management team.

Nat has developed Antrec’s delivery to ensure we are exceeding common inspection framework guidelines and awarding body guidance and supporting every customer as best we can.

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Leadership Team

Kevin Roberts - Teaching & Learning Manager, Curriculum Development & Lead IV
Kev is an experienced tutor of over 15 years. He currently teaches the taxi driver and call centre training courses, he also holds a taxi license so has first hand experience of working within the taxi industry.

Kev holds a masters in education and delivers grade 1 training to each and everyone of the learners that pass through his classroom.

Kev is also part of the curriculum development team and works hard to continually update our course delivery to make sure we are in line with current Ofsted regulations and guidelines.

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Cormac Lee - Compliance Manager
Cormac - Antrec teamCormac is the gatekeeper to our funders and is responsible for the quality assurance and contractual compliance of our portfolio of contracts.

Cormac has a team of compliance officers based in head office which can boast of a first time acceptance rate of over 95%.

Cormac is experienced in the full range of contractual standards from ESF, SFA, EFA and DWP and works closely with our Operations Manager and Quality Assurance Manager to ensure that all contracts are delivered to specification and the maximum contractual outputs are achieved with honesty and integrity.

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Dave Milburn - Senior Caseload Manager
daveDave joined Antrec in October 2016 and will be instrumental in supporting the Operations team in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, employer partners and learners.

Dave has a combined 15 years’ experience of working with unemployed individuals supporting them to move in to sustainable employment. Over the course of this period he has developed a large a robust personal and professional network spanning the Housing, Public and Private Sectors.

If you’re interested in joining a course or working with us to develop a course to meet your business’s needs – Dave will be on hand to support you.

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Stephanie McBride - Senior Caseload Manager
stephanieStephanie is a Senior Caseload Manager responsible for primarily organising and managing the pre-employment courses that we run. Stephanie works closely with employer partners to source the best vacancies for our learners.

Through Stephanie’s vast experience in recruitment she is able to help each learner through the process of acquiring employment. This includes help with CV’s, application forms and any other areas were help is required.

Stephanie is a valuable team member and will assist anyone who comes through our door to find the best solution.

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Luke Slater - Marketing Manager
Luke - Antrec teamLuke is responsible for all social media and marketing activity that Antrec undertake.

Luke has took the lead in terms of developing and maintaining the company website as well as a redesign of all marketing collateral that the company currently produces.

Luke is currently working toward the PRINCE2 project management certification.

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Teaching & Learning

Steve Millward - Tutor/Assessor

Steve is responsible for ensuring operational delivery across a portfolio of contracts.

Steve is a leader of people with exceptional communication skills and has the ability to spot an opportunity in challenging situations.

Steve has experience of working with SFA and ESF contracts along with employer responsive opportunities.

Steve’s experience ensures his teams are conversant contractually, quality assured and delivered with veracity. Steve is also part of the safeguarding team and deals with any safeguarding issues that may occur within the business.

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Karen Quinn - Tutor/Assessor

Karen is responsible for planning and delivering a range of vocational training workshops.

Karen works closely with Managers and learners alike to ensure timely achievement of qualifications.

Karen has many years’ experience teaching in inner City Colleges and for training providers. She has a passion for teaching and a commitment to provide the best opportunities for each learner based on their individual needs.

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Claire Suthern - Tutor

With over 6 years experience as a Tutor, Claire is responsible for delivering high quality training and endeavours to put learner and employer needs at the forefront of delivery.

Claire completed a Bachelors Honours Degree in Drama & English in 2011 and moved directly into a Teaching Degree (PGDE), that she achieved in 2012. Since then she has gained experience working in both FE Colleges and training providers across the North West.

Claire truly stands by the moto ‘you never stop learning’ and continuously encourages and supports her learners to take their next career steps with this in mind.

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Jennifer Jones - Tutor

Jennifer Jones - Functional Skills & Employability Tutor - Antrec Limited

Jennifer has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and a PGCE in English.

Jennifer’s previous experience includes delivering English in a secondary school, delivering employability led training courses in the Jobcentre Plus and teaching Functional Skills in offender learning.

Jennifer will be responsible for delivering the Occuptational Studies training courses Antrec run within hospitality, call centre, taxi and adult social care.

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Bernadette Deary - Tutor

Berni has many years experience working in Further Education and for training providers. Berni prides herself on delivering effective teaching and learning to different qualification levels, whilst providing high-quality customer service. She motivates and supports learners throughout their journey meeting and exceeding their needs and expectations.

Berni is passionate about maintaining and setting standards helping learners to achieve their full potential to meet occupational standards.

She is highly motivated, enthusiastic and full of energy with a get up and go attitude.

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Rob McShane - Tutor

Rob is the newest member of the Antrec tutor team. Rob will be assisting both Kevin and the other tutors in developing the teaching of courses such as our Taxi Driver, Call Centre and Customer Service training.

Rob is gaining as much experience as possible within the training industry and is currently working toward gaining his Level 4 PTLLS.

Rob makes up one of the three married couples to currently work for Antrec with Martina, his wife, working within the Compliance team.

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Amy Brooks - Tutor

Amy joined Antrec in late 2017, she has a degree in History and taught History, Politics and English at Secondary Level for four years, prior to that Amy was a Customer Services Manager with Royal Sun Alliance for two years.

Amy prides herself on promoting British Values and SMSC in all lessons and enjoys delivering Equality & Diversity training as well Occupational Studies, Wellbeing and Antrec’s very own SEAT (Service Enterprise Awareness Training) programme across both Merseyside and Lancashire.

Favourite quote – “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

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Emma Gavin, Lucy Gavin, Martina McShane, Toni Crook & Gary Jones - Quality & Compliance Officers
Emma Gavin - ILP Administrator - Antrec LimitedLucy - Antrec teamMartina - Antrec teamToniEmma, Lucy, Martina, Toni & Gary are key to the success

of Antrec and make up the team of compliance and quality administrators.

They quality check every learner completed piece of paper and document all required information onto our bespoke databases.

They supply the operational teams with ad-hoc reporting and ensure that we are contractually compliant and operational sound.

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Annmarie Gilchrist - Caseload Manager

Annmarie is an expert in caseload management and has built up a vast knowledge of supporting learners to achieve their full potential through supporting each learner with accurate advice and guidance.

Annmarie is based out of our head office in Bootle and manages the taxi learners from the start of their training cycle right through to the end.

Annmarie is integral in supporting the team of caseload managers to ensure every customers progresses into a positive outcome during their journey with Antrec.

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Chantelle Millward - Caseload Manager
Chantelle - Antrec team

Chantelle is an expert in providing information, advice and guidance to support our learners.

Chantelle ensures that each and every customer that accesses our services receives the support they require whether that pre or post-employment to ensure we support with their onward sustainable progressions.

Chantelle is an expert in key partner support available within the region and a consummate professional.

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Olivia Bates, Meghan Lee, Faye Wilson & Leah Martin - Office Administrators
OliviaOlivia, Meghan, Faye & Leah make up our front of house Administration team and are the face of Antrec.

Each of the members that make up the Administration team help manage the office and all diarised events, give support to learners on programme and give support to the operational team to help achieve positive outcomes for each and every customer.

Olivia, Meghan, Faye & Leah are the first point of contact for those making enquiries and referrals. The team provide high quality customer service and will strive to support every customer regardless of whether they are eligible for funded provision or not.

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Business Development

Zahid Ahmed - Business & Partnership Executive

Zahid Ahmed - Business Development Executive Antrec

Zahid makes up part of the Business Development team working across Lancashire to publicise each of our pre-employment and commercial training courses that we offer here at Antrec. Zahid has a vast experience in a range of employment sectors and offers a high level of expertise.

Zahid is able to ensure that relationships are maintained with key internal and external employer partners.

Zahid is on hand to provide a high level service to each employer or learner that approaches us for our training services.

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Hannah Peterson - Business & Partnership Executive

Hannah started with Antrec in January 2018, having graduated in 2017.

Although new to the training world Hannah has experience in sales and will be a key component in growing Antrec’s commercial offering. As well as looking to push commercial training opportunities, Hannah will also be tasked with recruiting employers and finding vacancies for learners partaking in our pre-employment training programmes.

Should you require any tailor made training programmes for current staff or for help recruiting staff, Hannah will be your first point of contact.

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Callum Jones - Marketing & Social Media Apprentice

Callum began his Level 3 Diploma in Social Media for Business Apprenticeship in March 2017.

Callum will be taking the lead managing Antrec’s various social media channels. Callum is responsible for creating creative and informative posts as well as designing graphics and different types of media to share.

Whilst on apprenticeship Callum will spend time with each department within the business to understand exactly how the business works.

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Along with our operational teams we have networks of employed and associate Tutors / Assessors and delivery staff. All of whom have been through our strict recruitment and selection process, each associate is an industry expert and help make up the Antrec Limited family in the North West and across the UK.

If you are on the lookout for a new opportunity in the training world, please contact us via email or telephone 0333 023 7450 for general enquiries and 0333 023 7373 for taxi training enquiries.

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