Nikki Markham

Nikki is the founding director of Transferable Skills Training, and a passionate advocate for disadvantaged young people and adults. She has over 20 years’ experience of teaching and working in this demographic and achieving some outstanding results. It is a testament to Nikki’s dedication that many ex-students “pop in” to catch up with her whenever they can, eager to share their achievements with someone who has supported and encouraged them.

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Katie Connell

Katie is the Head of Operations at TST, and is central to the smooth running of the whole organisation.

Extremely efficient and knowledgeable on the management of educational programmes, Katie is also a qualified counsellor and doesn’t hesitate to drop everything on her desk to listen to a student in need.

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Our team of teaching staff are knowledgeable, highly skilled and dedicated to helping every student reach their full potential. They provide both academic leadership to the learners, and a mentor role where it is needed. Teaching staff often work alongside the students, leading by example when teaching practical skills, demonstrating the core principles of teamwork.

Additional Learning Support Workers

Our Additional Learning Support staff play a significant and varied role in helping students with academic work, practical skills and giving one-to-one support when needed. They are a vital part of the team at TST.