Apprenticeship Standards by Innovate's Head of Operations

A Few Words From Our Head of Operations, Laney Hardy

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Hello from our Head of Operations

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A few words from Laney

A Few Words From Our Head of Operations

A little bit about me. I have been involved in adult education for the past ten years in work-based learning and classroom learning as both a Tutor and Lead IQA. Prior to that my experience ranges from Retail and Call centre Management to Business Support management and owning my own business in catering.
The apprenticeship standards excite me: through my previous role, I have seen first hand how  apprenticeships can change people’s lives by giving them the tools and knowledge to improve their capabilities, to move forward in a career of their choice. Apprenticeships open doors for so many people who may not have had opportunities in the past for a whole range of reasons, including lack of educational qualifications, confidence and social skills and so many more reasons.
As the Head of Operations I have a wonderful team who are able to guide and support providers and employers to ensure the apprenticeships are robust and valid.  I have been in the post full-time since November 2017.
Recently we have been organising mock assessments and rolling out our Upskill programme for EPA Assessors.  Recruitment for additional assessors is also underway so do look out for our adverts or click here for further details.
I look forward to sending you regular updates on what we have achieved.

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