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Drake - NVQ Assessor - Bournemouth, England, UK

Nigel Drake

Bournemouth, England, UK


NVQ Assessor


Painting & Decorating Level 2,3

Work History

Assessor and an internal verifier


From June 2012

I have been self employed from June 2012 working as an Assessor and an internal verifier for Smarter Training Group assessing OSAT NVQ, this involved travelling to the candidate’s place of work to assess them and collecting evidence for their qualification.
Since February 2013 I have been working for Wiltshire College as an Assessor to complete levels 2, NVQ for the apprentices in the painting and decorating department. For this role I have to go on site and assess the apprentices which include speaking to their employers and meeting them onsite. I have also been working as internal verifier.
I have also started a Painting and Decorating business, which is has including project managing properties.
I am a qualified lecturer with a Certificate in Education my subject being painting & decorating, I was a lecturer for five years. My students ages range from 16 to mature, taking Diploma levels 1,2,3.
I am also a qualified internal verifier.
Since November 2010 I have been assessing for Dulux Select, I have to assess decorators who want to join the scheme, also deal with any complaints by customers and mediate between the decorator and the home owner and resolve any decorating problems.
When I left school I was apprentice painter & decorator for three years working for AS Prince, I attended Poole College achieving City & Guilds Craft Certificate Painting & Decorating 1978( Level2) City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate in Painting & Decorating 1979( Level3) At college I covered all aspects of painting & decorating. AS Prince specialised work was banks, government buildings, and general building.
I worked for Bournemouth Council for 5 years working on their properties around the area including Bournemouth Town Hall.
I have also been self employed for over 20 years starting by sub contracting from local builders & decorators decorating new properties and redecorations.
I started my own business working around the local area decorating owner’s properties a

Assessor and Internal

Self employed

From September 2011

verifier for a Training group and at Wiltshire College started Painting and Decorating businesses to present
Protocol National Lecturer in Painting & Decorating at Wiltshire College (September 2011 Contract to June 2012)

Assessor, Internal Verifier

Self employed

From August 2011

Willing to travel if necessary also looking for a permanent position

Full time Lecturer at the Painting & Decorating

Wiltshire College

September 2008 - August 2011

Programme leader of the Painting & Decorating department. Teaching Painting and Decorating Diploma at levels 1,2,3 to full time students, part time students and apprentices Also assessing N.V.Q. at levels 1,2,3 for apprentices. This included site visits. Also I was IV for carpentry Diploma and NVQ.


Salisbury College

From September 2007

at the
Painting & Decorating Department (making me full time at Salisbury College)

hrs per week as a Technician at the Painting & Decorating Department

Salisbury College

Painting & Decorating Department

From February 2007

Poole College 1day per week at the Painting & Decorating Department
For 8 weeks from May to June 2006

Self Employed

Up to September 2007

Bournemouth Borough Council

A.S. Prince Building Company LTD

Qualifications & Certifications

Painting & Decorating

Bournemouth & Poole College

Oakmead Senior School Bournemouth

Elmrise Infant & Junior School Bournemouth

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