Team Skillz

Oli (Tutor)

Oli teaches all the music qualifications at Skillz - this includes DJ skills and Music Production! He loves everything about music!

Ricky (Tutor)

You will mainly find Ricky in the Joinery area - he has supported the young people to make many different items over the years - some of which have been sold at Skillz fayres to raise funds to buy equipment for the students this included a pool table!

Lucy (Quality Assurance Manager)

Lucy has been with us since the Skillz doors first opened in 2009! Although she started as a tutor and coordinator of the different courses, she is now the quality assurance manager and makes sure that we maintain our high standards of service delivery so the young people get the best out of their time at Skillz!

Claire (Centre Coordinator)

Claire is the centre co-ordinator for Skillz and ensures the smooth running of the place! She also gets involved with facilitating sessions that include Drugs and Alcohol Misuse Awareness, Childcare and Healthy Living. Claire is passionate about working with the young people and making sure their voice is heard.

Pauline (Director)

Pauline is a director of Skillz Education and supports the staff and young people to maintain the quality service that we provide!

Gemma (Founder / Managing Director)

Gemma set up Skillz Education. It was in April 2009 when we had the first young people walk through the door! We have been developing and growing from strength to strength ever since - Gemma is passionate about working with young people to ensure they all make positive choices to their lives and have successful futures. Her favourite quote is 'Be the change you wish to see in the World' (M. Gandhi)

Chris (Course Leader)

Chris is the Course Leader at Skillz for the construction courses that we offer. He has a wealth of experience teaching vocational courses and specialises in brickwork!