Our in-house qualifications and assessment centre aims to provide all staff with the training and support required for them to develop the skills and knowledge that are required to provide the best care to our young people. Anderida Assessment Centre, deliver this through a range of professional qualifications and are registered with awarding bodies, NCFE with CACHE being the brand and Qualsafe, our team of qualified trainers and assessors are equipped to deliver Level 3 - 5 awards in Residential Childcare, Training and Education, and Management and Team Leading, as well as a full range of First Aid qualifications.


Centre Co-ordinator

Elena has worked at Anderida since 2003, starting as a mentor and progressing through various roles. She is the Centre Coordinator and qualified to assess and quality assure at all levels. As Elena’s role sits outside of the care structure and is to specifically scrutinise competency, best practice and quality assurance (to care diplomas standards), she is perfectly placed to also undertake independent Regulation 44 visits in our homes. 

Everyone who has seen the rigour of her reports will recognise the integrity in Elena’ s practice and that she is not afraid to challenge, with the young person’s well-being being her number one priority.

Rachael is a Senior Mentor and Level 3 Assessor. She has been at Anderida since 2004 and has several years experience in assessing Level 3 qualifications.

She also oversees the delivery of life and living skills qualification for young people and undrtakes inductions for new members of staff.


Level 3 Assessor

Prior to joining the Anderida family, John gained his Assessors Qualification after leaving the service of Her Majesty serving in the Royal Navy where he was embarking on a new career working in secondary schools. Since 2018 John has been working at Anderida and started as a Mentor. After completing his level 3 Diploma in 2019 John decided to take the opportunity to join the Assessment team and become an assessor for the Level 3 Diploma later in the year. John supports the team with completing observations, working as a Mentor and assessing new learner through their own diploma journey.


Level 3 Assessor

Catherine provides support to the centre with Assessment and Quality Assurance.


Training & Business Development Co-ordinator

Dawn is a support assessor, and is on hand to help anyone undertaking their Diploma. 

Dawn has worked at Anderida since 2012 and is the home manager of Merdeka.


Support Assessor

Natalie is a support assessor, and is on hand to help anyone who may be undertaking their diploma. 

Natalie has worked at Anderida since 2006 and is currently a Senior Mentor at Merdeka.

Support Assessor



If you're studying with us, you may be eligible to apply for a Totum card.

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If you would like further information about any of our qualifications or training, please contact Elena, our Assessment Centre Co-ordinator.

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