Author: mreynolds


Start Your Own Business

If we’ve learned anything in the last year, it is life and business can change quickly, we must be prepared to adapt and this opportunity to reset ourselves, hasn’t been so bad! If Brexit wasn’t going to be enough to rock the boat, we got hit with the biggest global pandemic since the Spanish Flu […]


Running your own training centre

So you are thinking of running your own training courses at your own academy… Amazing idea and its totally worthwhile doing. A centre is a business which has been approved by an awarding organisation (AO) to offer their qualifications. Any business can become a centre, providing they meet the requirements to operate as a centre; […]


Difference between teaching and assessing

This is the question I get asked more and its one I get asked every week. What is the difference between teaching in assessing and which one do I need? The two most common qualifications are the Education and Training Level 3 and the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement. We will attempt to […]


Why your CPD is not making you money

After spending years going through education and continually adding new qualifications and courses to my belt, I am often asked to describe the importance of continuing professional development and why I continue to do it. Why is CPD important and why does it matter? You’ve finished your education. Check. You’ve gained the necessary work experience […]