NTI has industry related and trade qualified tutors with actual industry experience to help you on your path to success.
I am a proud Nelsonian. My role at Nelson Technical Institute has evolved over the years with me having purchased the business in 2004. I have a passion for training and working with people to advance and better themselves by providing quality and relevant training.
I have had previous roles providing high-level training and support in a variety of tasks as a Team Leader/Training Facilitator, Adult Teaching and Learning and Literacy/Numeracy, I am excited to bring these skills to Nelson Technical Institute, and be involved with this high quality, extremely qualified team.
A customers first experience with a business is just as important as their third, so providing excellent customer service has always been a passion for me. With over 15 years’ experience in front line customer service and administration roles I am really excited to be back at Nelson Technical Institute
Commercial Road Transport Licensing Assessor
Adult tutor, tutoring Adult students through their heavy trade licences and Endorsements. Qualified Heavy Trade Industry Assessor and STMS.
Currently Secretary/Treasurer for New Zealand Riding Clubs and Bridleways NZ Inc, and actively participate in Eventing on my home bred horse. Also involved in Pony Club with my grand-daughter. Hobbies: Im a Book-a-holic. If it has words, I’ll read it. I also enjoy handcrafts such as knitting and tatting.
Having spent 21 years as a mechanic for the Army I left the army and drove tour coaches all over NZ where I got involved with driver training. I found the training side satisfying so pursued it and qualified as a heavy vehicle driving instructor and an accredited assessor. I worked for a driver training company in Auckland for 5 years then came to Nelson for a more relaxed lifestyle. Working at NTI gives me the satisfaction of training without the pressure of a big city.
Watch this space
Automotive Engineering Tutor
My interest in machinery started at 13years old repairing my families mowers, cars & motorbikes eventually entering the trades feeding my quest for knowledge on all things mechanical , looking back at 40 years in the industry made me decide to pass my knowledge & experience on to the next generation of people interested in entering the mechanical trades thus giving back to the industry that I have enjoyed so much over the years
Originally from the UK, I moved to the Nelson region in 2012 from rural North Otago. I worked in the motor trade for a number of years before a complete change of career that took me in to Youth and Community work. I have been employed both in the public and private sector in work as diverse as organising school holiday play schemes to working with young offenders.
Here at NTI I am now involved in one of my passions, namely assisting trainees with literacy and numeracy. I believe many people have not been taught in ways they could understand and my biggest challenge is to make learning relative to every day life.