Women in Compliance News

First female to graduate the new CORGI VRQ Compliance Diploma!

A huge congratulations to Amanda Curtis for being the first woman to complete the Level 4 diploma in Asset & Building Management Compliance course!  Amanda Curtis, Compliance Manager at Notting Hill Genesis has recently been awarded her certificate by our Senior Technical Manager Trevor Batt at her office in London.On receiving her qualification, Amanda said: “I am really pleased to have passed my level 4 diploma, and to be the first woman! It’s one of the best courses I have completed covering the five key areas of compliance … albeit challenging at times.  I think being a woman in compliance has enabled me to show that women can work in this environment which has been predominantly male led, and can achieve and excel in what they do, and do it very well.  If I was to offer advice to anyone wanting to undertake the course, it would be …. Set yourself the challenge of one theme a month, by doing this enabled me to keep focused and within the year reach my goal to complete the course.”

Kim Morris, Head of Training and Membership at CORGI said “We would like to extend our congratulations to Amanda for being one of the first people to pass the CORGI Level 4 VRQ Diploma in Asset & Building Management Compliance. It is an extremely comprehensive course, covering the key aspects of compliance within social housing and facilities management including fire, gas, electrical, asbestos and legionella safety, and therefore requires a certain level of dedication to complete the course. It is a real achievement and I very much hope the learnings from the course will benefit Amanda’s Compliance Management role at Notting Hill Genesis going forward.

More details of the course can be found here.

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CEO of CORGI, AGSM & AESM nominated for Women in Housing 2018 Award

We are delighted to announce our very own Claire Heyes has been shortlisted for an award at the Women in Housing 2018 Awards, taking place in Manchester in October.

The Women in Housing Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of outstanding women working in housing.

The award Claire has been shortlisted for is the Inclusion Champion award, for her work supporting females in social housing through the Women in Compliance mentoring and support group. The Inclusion Champion Award recognises a professional that has gone the extra mile to promote inclusion and has demonstrated a concerted effort to put inclusion at the heart of their work.

We are very excited and wish Claire the best of luck!