We have qualified and experienced teachers for every Vocational Educational Training course. We invite you to meet our VET Trainers:
Eva Belovai - Diploma of Business Administration & Diploma of Travel and Tourism
“I’m very passionate about business, learning, and evidently passing on my knowledge for the benefit of others”
Eva currently trains Diploma of Business Administration and Diploma of Travel and Tourism at the Business Faculty of Strathfield College. She completed her Bachelor of Business majoring in accounting and finance, and she also holds a Diploma of IT and Diploma of Management. She has been working as a part-time teacher in Sydney Institute of TAFE for 15 years, teaching Accounting, Tourism and Business Administration.
Eva’s employment history began in the tourism industry, where she has 20 years of experience. Her roles in the industry have incorporated wholesale, retail leisure, corporate, meetings and events and tour guiding. Eva has combined her love of travel with working with for Creative Holidays and as a Study Tour Manager of Sydney Institute English Language Centre. Eva has lived and worked in Europe and visited a number of destinations in particular Europe, America and Asia. She then entered the financial industry and now she has been working in Business Accounting for three years.
Lavina Quillam - Certificate IV in Marketing
“I am passionate about teaching and motivating students to learn in a safe and caring environment”
She has thoroughly enjoys teaching at Strathfield college and has been a trainer in Marketing since October 2010.
She has completed her Bachelor degree in Accounting in 2008, then completed her Masters’ degree in Secondary Teaching in 2010 and has a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (LLN).
Charles Blackburn - Certificate IV in Marketing, Advanced Diploma of Marketing & Advanced Diploma of Business
“I am committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students”
Charles has over 20 years of corporate experience gained at an executive management level. He currently continues to consult in the business arena, in areas of marketing, sales and business operations.He uses this knowledge to supplement all the courses he teaches at SC College, giving students real life examples to highlight the academic theory.
Charles is dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the academic growth and development of his students. He has a demonstrated ability to consistently individualize instruction, based on student’s needs and interests. Skilled in adapting to students’ diverse learning styles.
Robin Rajan - Diploma of Hospitality
“I have more than 30 years of Hospitality industry know-how being employed with international hotels in senior management roles as well as successfully owned and operated Food & Beverage businesses in Sydney”
Robin has hospitality qualifications from Australia, India & Switzerland, possesses extensive experience in the professional education and training having worked as a hospitality trainer with several prominent Registered Training Organisations in Australia. Including Carrick Education Group, Meridian International Hotel School and Austraining Business Institute.
He is currently delivering Diploma of Hospitality at Strathfield College since January 2013.
Reynaldo Cabungcal - IT consultant
“I believe in leveraging the learning experience through the use of technology. Standing in front of a crowd delivering your content might’ve worked two thousand years ago but even Jesus used excellent visual aids”
I have spent most of my adult life imparting knowledge and sharing insights having been a lecturer, trainer, IT consultant, teacher, entrepreneur, performer, and coach.
Dinkar Sigdel - Certificate IV in Information Technology
“I like teaching particularly the human interaction aspect as well as sharing knowledge and ideas rather than just only dealing with the technical aspects”
My name is Dinkar, originally from Nepal.
In 2004 I completed certifications such as Microsoft, CompTIA (Computer Technology Industry Association) as well as training certification for Redhat and Cisco.
I then worked as an IT support, systems and network administrator and other IT positions for quite a few years.
In 2008 I came to Australia as an International student to obtain further qualifications. I completed my Bachelor of Information Technology. After completing my degree, I started working in the IT Industry in Sydney and for the last few years, I have been working as an IT trainer at private colleges.
I am always updating my and professional skills and willing to learn new technologies in order to make things easier, faster and more reliable.
Miguel Velasquez - Diploma of Business Administration & Advanced Diploma of Business
“Technology and globalization is changing the way businesses operate, at Strathfield College we aim to give students hands on experience by using current technology in business with a global perspective”
Miguel is currently a business trainer at Strathfield College for Diploma of Business Administration and Advance Diploma of business. After his M.B.A studies he worked for a superannuation and financial planning company in Australia, experienced that gave him strong perspective in business.
Miguel latter lived in China for 3 years working on exports and imports of goods from China. Thanks to technology and internet he continues working on exports with Chines businesses, experience that also allows him to bring real business examples in class.
Andre Brun - Diploma of Hospitality
“My range of experience both here in Australia and in Europe has proven a bonus by having been selected on a number of occasions to cook for Royalty Crown Prince Frederick and Princess Mary as well as Tony Abbott”
Andre has been teaching since 2005 initially Commercial Cookery. He has used his experience from running his own restaurant and holding tourism expos to then teach Diploma of Hospitality and Tourism.
Andre has worked at Tafe and the Carrick Education Group. His last venture involved training hospital kitchen staff to ensure that NSW Food safety standards were being met. Andre is currently teaching Hospitality Management at Strathfield College.
Paul Tan - Diploma of Travel and Tourism
“I bring my experience for traveling into my role as an Educator. I believe in incorporating fun and seeks to enable my students to realize their potential in this growing area of Globalization”
Paul Tan has been teaching Tourism to students at Strathfield College for 1 year. He is also a well experienced overseas traveler and has visited to many countries.
He specializes in the airlines, travel agency and cruise industry. His career has roots in organisations in Singapore and Australia.
Mamita Mishra - Certificate III in Guiding
” I remember reading somewhere that knowledge is gained by sharing. Being a VET trainer gives me this opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with my students and in return, learn more”
“My passion for travelling brought me into the travel industry some 20 years ago. I started with a Travel course and over the years have attained other qualifications including Management, Event Management and Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training. Having worked in the various positions in the travel industry over the years and having travelled a bit around the world, my passion has only increased. Currently, I am a trainer at Strathfield College as well as work as a Personal Travel Manager (part of Travel Managers Australia) making travel dreams come true for my clients! http://www.travelmanagers.com.au/ptm/mamitamishra/.
I have worked as a VET trainer at TAFE and various RTO’s. The best part of teaching, apart from the joy of sharing knowledge and experience, is the interaction with the students. Their faces light up when we discuss the exotic destinations, the diversity of cultures and traditions, the amazing world of travel and tourism”
Kireet Joshi - Certificate IV in Accounting, Diploma of Accounting & Advanced Diploma of Accounting
“I find Strathfield College as an extremely vibrant institution which always look out for quality excellence in its training, student support and above all its employee centric approach”
Kireet Joshi, who is popularly called as “Joshi” or “Josh”, has a unique blend of experience in VET training and Management for over twelve years in Australia. Joshi also carries a sizeable overseas experience as a Techie and senior Manager with US MNCs such as Cummins and PepsiCo, which he successfully blends with his training. Joshi has an all-round experience as a business professional due to his long exposure to various functional areas. Joshi joined Strathfield College as an Accounting Trainer in 2011 and enjoys working here.
As a VET professional with extensive Training experience, he learned that the best way to achieve excellence in training through engaging and motivating the learners as well as resources. He is a confident, driving individual who reacts quickly to change and a fluent and articulate communicator, and a self-directed, goal oriented doer.