Nichola Hay is an expert in post 16 education in the public and private sector and has over 20 years training experience. Nichola is one of the founding directors of Outsource Training and Development, now part of the Seetec Group. In addition to her work with Outsource she is a Board director of the Association of Employment Learning Providers (AELP) and the London Work Based Learning Alliance and is a member of a number of 14-19 strategic groups, policy groups and committees.
Nichola works with Outsource's impressive list of key account customers, corporates and SME organisations, helping them to identify apprenticeship opportunities across their businesses and working with them to ensure that all programmes delivered are carefully aligned to their business objectives. Nichola passionately believes in the power of the apprenticeship programmes and is constantly devising exciting and innovative ways to help businesses embed programmes into their organisations to address their workforce plan and people strategy. As a result she has been involved in the development of many new standards and has a particular focus in driving quality in the sector.