Andrew is passionate about communications and making connections. As an actor, playwright, singer, song writer and over all performance enthusiast, Andrew has learned the importance of effective communication in the social environment. A graduate of UCT, he has a Bachelor of Arts double major in Drama and Media&Writing. He has always found himself at home on the stage, be it theatre or music. He has also had a keen interest in the behind the scenes occupations of writing and directing. At school level he was awarded Best Script two years running as well as Most Versatile Actor and overall Drama Honours. The psychology behind performance and how that applies both to stage and interpersonal interaction is focal point for Andrew and formed key aspects of his studies.
Idolate started as a Training Administrator at Leading Edge in March 2012 where she covered the front desk and admin. She has been responsible in the printing portfolio since 2015 and was promoted to Admin Team Supervisor and Accounts Clerk in 2017. Idolate is passionate about working with people.
Formal qualifications include:
Executive Secretary - Boston Business College
Diploma in Hotel Management - Academy Business College
Customer Service International - Certified Business Professional (CBP)
Pastel Payroll - CTU
Business Communication - Certified Business Professional (CBP)
Excel Basic - Leading Training
The Professional Supervisor - Leading Training
Kerrin is the HR and Operations Manager at Leading Training and is passionate about learning and personal growth. She has a BA (HDip) Ed from Wits University with majors in English and Psychology and has experience teaching English at high school level and extensive experience training and managing.
She loves dealing with people and the general well-being of the staff and delegates is her primary concern. She also facilitates soft-skills courses in HR, leadership and training design.
She is a qualified SDF (Skills Development Facilitator), having completed the UNISA Certificate in Skills Development Facilitation in 2015 with distinction, and consults to businesses regarding their SDF requirements. She is registered as an HR generalist with the SA Board for People Practices (membership no. 42866985). She, together with a team of professional facilitators, project manages customised training interventions for Leading Edge clients. Their services range from training material development to high-impact facilitated interventions that result in organizational change and team growth.
She is accredited as a Level 1 Cultural Intelligence Facilitator with The Cultural Intelligence Center and has completed the Wits online Instructional Design course in 2017.
Lawrence is a Sales Manager and Training instructor at Leading Edge Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd since April 2008 and has been a technical instructor since 2004. Lawrence combines technical knowledge with good communications skills and consistently receives enthusiastic reviews from his students. Lawrence has trained in all 9 provinces of South Africa as well as in the DRC, Botswana, and Swaziland.
Operating Systems and Application Software
Windows 95 – Windows 10, Office 97/2000/XP/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project, Visio, Microsoft Excel Dashboards
Open /Libre Office Writer, Calc, Impress, Base
Wordpress and Joomla Content Management Systems
Soft skills / Business Skills
Selling, Presentation, Communication, Time Management & Anger Management.
Certified Technical Trainer (Ctt+)
N5 Electrical Engineering
Installation Liaison Officer (Telecommunication)
Microsoft Office Specialist, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
I-Net+Hardware and Networking from City & Guilds of London
Mark's formal qualifications include:
Bsc (Engineering) Electrical
Institution: University of the Witwatersrand.
Final Subjects IncludedComputer Engineering
Certification: Level 2 Certification
Institution: Linux Professional Institute
Masego is a Sales Admin and front desk assistant at Leading Training. She is a graduate from the University of Johannesburg. She holds a BA in Language Practice. Her passion is in communications. She has recently joined the exciting Marketing team as an online content writer. She is trained as an Illustrator, Social Media Marketer and young professional at Leading Training. She is passionate about on-line learning and believes one can never go wrong with life-long learning.
Ryan's formal qualifications include:
National Diploma: Engineering: Computer Systems
1999 Tshwane University of Technology
2005 Linux Professionals Institute LPI level 1 certification
2007 ICDL International Computer Drivers Licence
2016 Certified Technical Trainer+ Exam
2016 Microsoft Technical Associate