Leading Edge Training Solutions

training trainers, supervisors and their teams
People 8

People Development is what we do

We are a People Development Organisation, or Human Resource if you prefer. Whichever way we say it, people are important to us. Whether its Learners who attend our courses, Clients who seek help with their training needs, Suppliers who provide us with services or Colleagues with whom we work and play. And the backdrop to all of this are our friends and family, who encourage us and are always ready with advice and ideas. Look under the tabs below if you are keen to explore some of these.
  • Team
  • Learners
  • Clients
Tab 1
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Allan Skinner

Allan is our Principal Consultant. He manages the organisation, develops courses and facilitates our Train the Trainer and Supervisor Development programmes. Allan has been in Human Resource Development all his working life, within Public Service, Manufacturing, Corporate and Education environments.
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Shirley Skinner

Shirley is our Education Consultant. With a background in teaching she researches and develops courses that are interactive, fun and conform to sound learning principles. Shirley coaches Supervisors and front line staff and is a qualified ESOL and Literacy tutor.
Tab 2
Thank you to all of you who have attended our courses over the years. Many have joined us again on other courses and have kept in touch by email or social networking. We value our relationships with you.
Great facilities, excellent communications, excellent toolkit. The course was wonderful in every aspect. Thank you Allan very much! Awesome!!<br /> Again thank you very much for the opportunity to be part of that great learning and development process. I really enjoyed and got a lot out of the course, so thanks for all your hard work and effort - it is much appreciated!<br /> Many thanks for the most enjoyable team-building workshop, which you presented so well. I found your workshop a really enjoyable and enriching experience. Shirley is very effective in communicating any subject she teaches.
Tab 3
We have trained and consulted for many organisations over the last 20 years, big and small. Whether they are from Manufacturing, Retail, Corporate offices, Government Departments, Not for Profit organisations or other sectors, we have adapted to their needs and in many cases have formed ongoing relationships. Organisations who have used our services include -
Abilities Inc.
AMP Financial Services
ANZ National Bank
Aon New Zealand
Auckland Budgeting Services
Auckland College of Education
Auckland Council
Auckland DHB
Auckland Libraries
Auckland Meat Processors
Auckland Motorway Alliance
Auckland University of Technology
Aviation Security Services

Balance Agri-Nutrients
Braemar Hospital
Brightstar New Zealand Limited

Cableways Group
Cadbury Confectionery
CCS Disability Action
Cerebos Greggs Limited
Coastguard Northern
Cottonsoft Ltd
Courier Post
Crown Relocations

Deb Australia and New Zealand
Delmaine Fine Foods
Deosan Manufacturing
Department of Child Youth and Families
Department of Corrections
Department of Internal Affairs
Department of Work and Income


Fisher & Paykel Appliances
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Fontera Brands (NZ) Ltd

Glovers Food Processors

Hansen Technologies
Higgins Contractors

Inland Revenue Department

Jamestrong Packaging

Konnect Net Limited
Kordia Group

Leitech Consultants Limited
Lifewise Home Services
Mainland Products
Manuka Health
Manukau City Council
MercyAscot Hospital
Metlifecare Ltd
McIsaac caregiving Agency
Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Social Development

Nautech Electronics
New Zealand Customs Services
New Zealand Police
New Zealand Red Cross
North Auckland Tourism

OMV New Zealand Limited

Pacific Brands
Power Equipment and Marine
Presbyterian Support

Reynolds Group
Ronald McDonald House
Ryman Healthcare

Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing Company
Schering-Plough Animal Health
Sims Pacific Metals
SMEC New Zealand
Spiir New Zealand Ltd
Starfish Interiors Ltd
Stratex Group
Stream Group

Tasman Insulation
The Depot Artspace
The New Zealand Herald
Timberlands Limited
Tower Insurance
Toll New Zealand
Transpower New Zealand
Trio Group Limited
Turners Auctions

Waitemata DHB
Welligton International Airport Ltd
West Auckland Budget Service
Westpac New Zealand Ltd
Womans Health Action
WPI International


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