Brian Abrahamson

Managing Director

Bio/experience:
I have been involved in the training and traffic business for many years and have managed numerous teams and businesses in the public and private sectors. Some of my roles have included positions in the Department of Defence, NSW Roads and Traffic Authority, NSW Transport Management Centre, Driver Training and Education Centre, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Metropolitan Transport Management Centre, Traffic Management People and Traffic Technologies. People are my passion. At Upskills Qld we are not like other RTOs - here, it's all about you, the learner. Your experience with us will be enjoyable, informative and respectful.

Kathleen Abrahamson

Accounts Manager

Bio/experience:
I manage the Accounts Section of Upskills Qld. My experience stems from logistic management in the Department of Defence, NSW Coal Compensation Board, NSW Work Cover, QLD Ambulance and accounts management at Traffic Management People for 12 years. My passion is people before process and the Upskills QLD motto 'People Focused Training' reflects mine and Brian's individual purpose.

Rusty Free

RTO Coordinator

Bio/experience:
I graduated with distinction from QUT in 2019 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative and Professional Writing). Since then I have been lucky enough to be supported and mentored by Brian and his team in the training industry. I am excited to be taking on the role of RTO Coordinator in 2021 and I bring to this role my passion for people and learning. It is my aim to ensure that we are always compliant while also making our training as accessible as possible to everyone. At Upskills Qld, I aim to uphold our culture that is built on respect, integrity and focused on the student experience. Get in touch today, and let's make it work for you.

Scott Glasson

Vocation Trainer

Bio/experience:

I have been in the traffic industry for over 9 years and have held field roles that include traffic control, traffic management installer and supervisor. My passion is teaching and I pride myself on my ability to relate to most people and create a positive and supportive learning environment in all my classes. I have been exposed to many situations in the field and I find that this real world experience assists me in teaching people in this fast changing and technical industry.

Kathi Reade

Vocation Trainer

Bio/experience:

I have been in the traffic industry for over a decade and thrive in this challenging environment. I am very driven by people's safety in the workplace and ensure that I pass this passion on to the students in all my classes. I hold a vast amount of qualifications in the traffic and construction industry and can back this up with extensive field experience. I am a strong believer that it's people that make it all work.

Chloe Campsell

Training Coordinator

Bio/experience:

I am currently the Training Coordinator for Upskills QLD and it's my role to make your learning experience both gratifying and seamless. I came to Upskills QLD from a large and busy Traffic Control Company where I was an Operations Coordinator. I am focused on customer service and my passion is people. I am currently looking forward to completing my Cert 4 in Training and Assessment. Looking forward in seeing you at Upskills QLD. Ciao.

May Gullen

RTO Admin Support

Bio/experience:

I am the RTO Administration Support Office for Upskills QLD and I'm currently studying Cert 3 in Business. Previously, I have worked in customer service and administration support roles with other RTOS. My North Star is to help people and it is my vision to work with people from diverse and challenging backgrounds. I am passionate about improving the quality of people's lives and I sincerely look forward to helping you achieve your goals on your learning journey.