STAFF PROFILE | JUDY GREEN

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Staff Profile | Judy Green

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What is your role with TLISC?
Senior Training Package Specialist – Road Transport/Warehouse & Logistics

When did you join the transport and logistics industry and what have you done?
In 2011, I was the senior training mentor for an RTO that had 76 qualifications on scope, that included warehousing qualifications. In 2013, I was appointed Training manager for a national warehouse training company, which involved training students in a simulated warehouse, liaising with warehouse industry stakeholders and providing forklift and order picker training. I also worked with warehouse and logistics companies, providing training and support for their warehouse traineeship programs.

How did you become part of the VET industry?
Throughout my career, the positions I undertook were always of a learning and development nature. And then in 2003, I completed the VET Certificate IV training and assessment qualification and started my own business as a Learning Development Consultant. In this role I undertook a variety of instructional design work, developing learning and assessment material, consulting on training and business skills development, as well as being a trainer and assessor for a variety of industries.

Tell us about your work-life before TLISC.
Prior to joining TLISC, I had been working in the community development sector before leaving to pursue a career as a Learning Development Consultant in the VET sector. This led to accepting the role of training manager for a national warehouse training company, before joining TLISC in 2014.

What training and education have you undertaken?
I completed a Bachelor of Arts at university and then throughout my working life, continued on the life long learning journey, completing a range of qualifications relating to business & project planning, finance, leadership and management, OHS and training and assessment. The continuous improvement philosophy I hold has also ensured that I constantly undertake professional development training in what ever the field of work I am in.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Believe in yourself and the rest will follow

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Meeting with stakeholders and learning all about their business. And the joy when a ‘light bulb moment’ happens whilst developing training package products with them

How do you spend your time away from work?
When I’m not at work, I am either hanging out with friends, being involved in my son’s activities, pottering around in my home and garden, or enjoying a good book, if I have time. I am also involved in the local life saving club where my sons and I are active participants.

Cake or ice cream OR mountains or ocean?
Cheese and biscuits and definitely ocean