Isobel has been actively involved in the vocational education sector for over 25 years, including 17 years’ operating a large and successful registered training organisation (RTO), Fisher Kidd and Associates. She has extensive experience in accreditation and compliance issues for a range of institutions, especially those within the Vocational Education & Training (VET) sector.
She is a former regulatory auditor for national VET regulator, Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and with the NSW Vocational Education and Training and Accreditation Board (VETAB). Isobel has undertaken complex regulatory audits for a number of years and has has a detailed understanding of the VET regulatory framework, including the Standards for RTOs 2015.
In addition, Isobel also has 5 years senior executive experience with a large education institution, SAI Global as the Learning Quality and Compliance Manager and then Head of Assurance Learning.
Isobel has been involved in developing high quality rectification evidence for RTOs following internal and regulatory audits. In addition, Isobel has extensive experience in developing and strengthening continuous improvement systems and quality management processes.
Isobel has a Master of Education, a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education, Cert IV in Training & Assessment and a Diploma of Quality Auditing (current).