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Claire Haithwaite

Name: Claire Haithwaite

Job Title: Training Advisor and IQA

Claire Haithwaite

How long has Claire worked for Smart Training?

Clare has delivered training and qualifications to hundreds of people and loves sharing her knowledge with others in a fun way. She now enjoys training new assessors to give the same great learning experience to their learners.

What are Claire's specialisms?

Clare has great experience in Front of House Hospitality and specialised in running events such as weddings. She also managed a large team in hospitality and is very proud of achieving Investors in People Award for her Hotel.

Claire's previous work experience

Clare worked as Food and Beverage Manager in a large 4*hotel for 10 years, she managed a team of over 60 staff delivery excellent customer experience in restaurants, bars and functions. She then went on to work in the admin side of the business for 7 years helping the financial controller and leading the HR team giving her a great all round knowledge of the industry.

Claire's hobbies & interests

Clare is a Mum of 4 young men ages from 18 to 27 and has recently become a Grandmother to beautiful little girl (at last!). She loves spending time with her family and loves to cook for everyone. She is also very involved with her local Rugby Union Club (Darlington Mowden Park) after supporting her 4 sons playing the game and is now a member of the general committee.