Overview

Andrea is an approved tutor, assessor and internal verifier for SPC, with 33 years experience in the health and fitness industry.  This includes working as a gym instructor, personal trainer and gym manager, as well as extensive work as a tutor, assessor and internal verifier at a variety of further education establishments.  In addition, she has worked for City and Guilds, and completed joint observations of teaching and learning with OFSTED.  Andrea currently lectures within the Further Education sector at Greenbank College, Liverpool.

Training and Qualifications

  • B.A.W.L.A. Teachers & Leaders Award- S.R.T.S, 1989
  • Basic Sports Injuries Certificate– S.R.T.S, 1990
  • Diploma in Sports Psychology– Newcastle College Company, 1990
  • Level 2 Gym– Liverpool Community College, 1999
  • Level 2 Step– Liverpool Community College, 1999
  • Level 2 Circuit Training– Liverpool Community College, 1999
  • Level 2 Exercise to Music– Liverpool Community College, 1999
  • L3 Personal Trainer Award– Liverpool Community College, 2001
  • Certificate in Teaching Adult Learners– Liverpool Community College, 2002
  • D32 / D33 Assessors Award – Liverpool Community College, 2002
  • Cert Ed (post 16) – John Moores University, 2004
  • Cardio Kick– EMPT, 2005
  • Stott Pilates Mat Course Completed – YMCA / Active Pilates, 2005
  • G.P. Referral Course – Future Fit, 2006
  • Business Diploma (NES Programme), Liverpool John Moores, 2006
  • Swedish Body Massage Course – VTCT, 2007
  • Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology L3 – VTCT, 2007
  • Diploma in Health, Safety, Security & Employment Standards, 2007
  • Occupational Health & Safety (Units 306 / 308), 2008
  • V1 – Liverpool Community College, 2009
  • Level 4 Management of Lower Back Pain, 2011
  • NCFE L2 Equality and Diversity, 2012
  • Maths Level 2 Certificate, 2014
  • First Aid at Work– Coniston Training, 2014
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Bridging Award), SPC, 2016

Employment History

  • Level 2/3 Personal Trainer Tutor/Assessor/IQA, Greenbank College, September 2003- present
  • Level 2 Tutor/Assessor/Training Coordinator, Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, February 2002- September 2003
  • Personal Trainer, Local Gym, September 2001- February 2002
  • Exercise and Fitness Tutor/Assessor, Liverpool Community College, September 2000- June 2001
  • Gym Manageress, Health and Fitness World, Liverpool, July 1984- August 1999