At The Essential Training Company, we are passionate about delivering excellent support to customers. We will always ask what you want and need in order to tailor the delivery of our training and consultancy to suit you.
Meet the Team…
Trudie McGuinness – Founding Director
Trudie is a hugely experienced trainer who for many years has worked at a senior level in education, leading on the development of curricula and support services for young people and vulnerable adults in the areas of Safeguarding and Prevent and Personal, Social and Health Education, including mental health matters and politics and citizenship. She has over eleven years’ experience as a Designated Safeguarding Lead and has overseen the management of more than 2,500 safeguarding cases in education. Trudie is accustomed to working with multiple agencies to help to safeguard children and vulnerable adults.
Trudie co-wrote the official Staffordshire County Council training programme for the Early Years sector and for six years delivered training both in person and via webinar to thousands of Early Years professionals. In addition, Trudie has worked with schools, colleges and universities in training and supporting their staff and students, and has supported Age UK and Drayton Manor theme Park in developing their safeguarding policies and procedures. This wealth of experience is invaluable in the delivery of the effective training and consultancy that The Essential Training Company offers.
As a recognised public speaker, Trudie also delivers workshops to coach young people in public speaking. She also has a very keen interest in politics and current affairs and works with young people in schools to deliver sessions, including debates, on politics and citizenship.
Emma was brill, lovely, funny and very refreshing. She certainly knows her stuff!
Passionate about keeping young and vulnerable people safe, we make a meaningful difference…
02.WHAT WE DO
We deliver vital training for anybody working with young or vulnerable people…
We deliver high-quality training programmes to suit the needs of your organisation…
To discuss your individual training requirements, get in touch…