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Qualifications Team

Meet the Team

Above - Left to right John McIndoe, Brian Keogh, Sandra Colhoun, Moira MacDonald, Jill Fraser and Jackie Johnstone (second photo)

Name: John McIndoe

Role: SVQ Assessor/Internal Verifier

Background: Almost 30 years experience in the provision of care services, predominantly in the learning disability field in the provision of hospital care, respite care and supported living, I have worked in residential child care in both secure and non secure environments.

SVQ Assessor for Social Services and Health Care, Health Care Support, Business and Administration and Management.

Name: Brian Keogh

Role: Senior Learning and Education Advisor (SVQ Centre Manager)

Background: I have over 20 years experience in Learning and Education, HR and Frontline Management both within NHSGGC and previously Royal Mail. I have been a qualified N/SVQ Assessor for 18 years and I have been an Internal Verifier for 6 years. 

SVQ Assessor for Learning and Development, Business and Administration and Management.

Name: Sandra Colhoun

Role: SVQ Assessor/Internal Verifier

I have 13 years experience working within the SVQ Team. Before that I worked in L&D and HR within the NHS. I assess IV Business and Administration and also L&D 9DI and L&D 11 for Learning and Development.

Name: Moira MacDonald

Role: Head of Learning and Education

Moira is our Head of Learning & Education as well as the Head of Centre for our SVQ Centre. Moira has been an assessor for over 10 years and an internal verifier for 7 years.  Moira specialises in Management and Learning and Development qualifications.

Name: Jacqueline Johnstone

Role: Administrator for SVQ Centre

Background: I have worked for the NHS for 14 years within the Learning and Education function and I am now currently working in the SVQ team. During this time I have completed a SVQ 3 in Business and Administration and I feel this has enabled me to develop my role and skills in my work place.

Responsibilities: It is my role to undertake all administration duties for the SVQ centre and to support the SVQ Assessors and Manager.

Last Updated: 02 March 2022