International Women’s Day!
To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March, we thought it appropriate to ask our very successful, enthusiastic and fun Health & Safety trainer to share with us some interesting facts about herself…
- Favourite film?
It’s a Wonderful Life
- Favourite food?
- Favourite place?
Love exploring cities anywhere in the world but always come back to the Dorset coast
- Favourite book?
Crime / Detective novels
- Favourite past time?
Singing and cooking (often at the same time!)
Angie is a passionate lover of music, a chorister from the age of 10, and in the past has been involved in a local junior choir. Football is another passion and being the daughter of a famous referee – it had to be!
A successful and highly respected women in what is predominantly a male environment she started her career as an industrial chemist.
” Whilst I appreciate that male workers currently out number female workers in the construction industry, I don’t see being female as a barrier to anything!”
Angie later branched into health and safety. As a self-employed health and safety consultant, she worked in many business sectors from engineering to hairdressing. Accepting a specially created role by one client as their Health and Safety Manager, she trained staff in safe work systems and raised awareness of health and safety risks – a firm foundation for her training career and a wealth of experience to share with delegates.
Angie is a member of the Senior Management team at Sanctus with decades of health and safety experience and more than ten years’ in training. Instrumental in expanding the training offering, she introduced first aid courses and developed the presentations in line with the awarding body criteria. Many of these courses, such as first aid, fire safety and risk assessment are vital across all industry sectors.
Angie believes the trainer is instrumental in ensuring delegates have a pleasant and productive training experience, regardless of ability. Her style is interactive, creating an environment where delegates can contribute, share experiences and learn from each other as well as the trainer, with the emphasis on learning being fun and confidence boosting. High importance is placed on equipping delegates to put their newly acquired knowledge into practice within their own organisations.
Angie’s qualifications include NEBOSH General Certificate and Construction Certificate, plus Professional Trainer and Preparing to Teach in the Life-long Learning Sector Certificate. She holds Certificates for all the courses that she delivers, having attended each course.