Your Future, Positive.

Positive Futures (N.E) is a Private Training Provider based in the North East of England, with offices in North East and North West of the UK. Established in 2016, Positive Futures (N.E) has become a well recognised and respected training provider delivering a wide range of qualifications including Apprenticeships, NVQ’s and short courses.

Our

Mission

Providing an outstanding learning environment that promotes excellent learning opportunities so that individuals can learn and achieve. 

Our

Vision

To be the first-choice provider of high-quality education and training for key stakeholders in the north and nationally.

Our

Values

Our core values are being authentic, respectful, innovative and ambitious, with the working principles of honesty, integrity and respect embedded all that we do.

At The Helm

Management Team

Joy Selby

Director with responsibility for governance, compliance and regulatory standards. Joy is a co-founder of Positive Futures (N.E) and is a well known and respected professional. She has 36 years management experience and 22 years working in SME’s. With over 11 years working within the training and education sector, Joy has a wealth of experience and expertise. 

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Derek McNichol

Director with responsibility for finance and corporate services. Derek is a co-founder of Positive Futures (N.E) and has worked in SME’s for over 35 years. With 38 years management experience and 11 years working within professional training, Derek came out of retirement to establish Positive Futures (N.E) as a leading professional training provider.

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Andrew McHale

Director with responsibility for operations, tendering, procurement and business development. Andrew joined Positive Futures (N.E) in 2018 and has worked for over 20 years in education. With over 16 years management experience alongside lecturing, training and consultancy experience, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge in vocational and academic education to Positive Futures (N.E).

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Staff Team

Imran Anwar

One of the North West Coordinators. A qualified assessor and internal verifier with over 8 years of experience in the education sector.

Naieem Yaqub

One of the North West Coordinators. A qualified assessor with over 10 years of experience in the education sector.

Joy Elkins

A highly experienced practitioner for over 11 years who tutors, assesses and IQA for our educational and vocational courses.