Colleen had her beginnings in the cleaning industry as the owner / operator of her own cleaning business, cleaning in a wide range of premises – private homes, offices and food courts from 1993 – 2000.

Upon moving to Adelaide in 1995, she began work with Australian Food Training Centre (AFTC) in 2001 as the Administration Officer. This role involved overseeing all student records management, accounts payable and payment of wages.

Colleen broadened her role in the VET Sector in 2012 becoming a Learner Support Officer having completed a Certificate IV in TESOL. This role involved providing learner support services in a workshop setting primarily to ESL students (and other LLN students). The role included reading and writing skills, oral communication and pronunciation skills, tutoring support for specific vocational course content and terminology and basic literacy and numeracy skills.

In 2014 Colleen commenced her role as a Trainer / Assessor with AFTC having gained her qualifications in training and assessment. Her primary area of responsibility was in the delivery of the Certificate III in Health Support Services and Certificate III in Food Processing in the health care sector. Colleen’s areas of expertise include a wide range of cleaning related subjects, customer services, workplace communication and team building.

In 2015 Colleen became one of AFTC’s Foundation Skills specialists having completed both a Certificate IV in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and the Address Foundation Skills in Vocational Practice Skill Set.

Colleen has a strong desire to see all students overcome any learning barriers they may have and go on to achieve productive and rewarding careers.

Professional Memberships

  • Committee Member of Global Care SA

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Certificate IV in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment

  • Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • Address Foundation Skills in Vocational Practice Skill Set

  • Certificate III in Food Processing

  • Certificate III in Health Support Services

  • Provide First Aid