Qualifications Development Manager
Jacqui joined ATHE as QDM in May 2017. Jacqui manages the development, delivery and continuous improvement of ATHE’s portfolio of qualifications, to meet the needs of ATHE’s qualifications strategy and customers, and to assure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Jacqui has worked across the educational and regulatory landscape for the last 17 years, previously as Qualifications Manager within an Awarding Organisation specialising in health and fitness and as Standards & Qualifications Developer for CITB, the Sector Skills Council for Construction. As Operations Manager for SummitSkills, the Sector Skills Council for the Building Services Engineering Sector, she specialised in the development of National Occupational Standards and Apprenticeships, leading on Apprenticeship reform and working closely with the Trailblazer employer groups to help them develop new Apprenticeship Standards. Linked to this, on behalf of the Trailblazer lead for the Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship Standard, Jacqui presented to employers, professional institutions and HEIs at the House of Lords, sharing updates on the reform and progress on development of the new Standard for the industry.
Internationally Jacqui represented the UK Construction Sector in the Build Up Skills UK Project, a European wide initiative to develop a 2020 Skills Roadmap to meet the 2020 EU Energy Efficiency Targets. Jacqui regularly liaised with EU project partners and presented project updates at EU conferences in Brussels.
This variety of national and international qualification related projects working with a range of stakeholders has prepared Jacqui well for her role at ATHE, where she manages a diverse range of qualifications to meet broad sector requirements and specific client needs.