West Midlands and West

Gill Willis
Intec National Sales Manager

Gill joined Intec back in 2003 as Marketing Co-ordinator and soon after was promoted to Sales Exec.  She has over 15 years of experience within work based learning and over the years has provided information advice and guidance to a broad spectrum of clients within the public and private sectors. She has a vast knowledge of Apprenticeship standards and frameworks, funding and ESFA contracts.   

Gill has had experience in setting up and working with national accounts and large cohorts of learners and has also helped organisations to bespoke their delivery and marketing materials to advertise and promote Apprenticeships internally.  As Intec’s National Sales Manager Gill is responsible for the development of Intec’s sales team and supporting them in the work we undertake with customers and learners.

Away from work Gill enjoys the gym and spending time with friends and family.

Amanda Watson
Intec Sales Executive, West Midlands

With a career in sales and customer service gained from a laboratory supplies company and paper merchant, Amanda has always been happiest when dealing with people.

She joined Intec back in 2007 and has seen a lot of changes to Apprenticeships and funding. 'Being out on the road really suits me' she says.I love spending time with customers, introducing them to our services and putting proposals together.

The employers I meet are looking for a company which can meet all their Apprenticeship training needs.If it a large organisation it follows that they have different departments to look after be it warehousing, customer service and management. They are also looking for training provider that can access additional funding, have knowledge of the Apprenticeship levy and provide a full managed service.

In her spare time she loves to swim and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Vicky Bolton
Intec Sales Executive, West Midlands

Vicky joined Intec in March 2013 following a successful 10 year sales career with Co-op in their travel division.

As an Intec Sales Executive, Vicky provides a vital link between local employers and the training courses that can benefit their employees and ultimately their businesses. It's a demanding yet satisfying responsibility

"What drew me to Intec was the great work that it does in the region, especially the positive results our training programmes bring to individuals and businesses. In fact, I have achieved my Level 3 Diploma in Sales and so know first-hand the benefits of nationally accredited qualifications."

"I really enjoy meeting new people so this is a perfect role for me. Every day is a fresh challenge with new opportunities to help recognise and develop peoples’ abilities and skills through accredited qualifications. It is very rewarding career.”

Away from work, Vicky enjoys horse riding, the gym, eating out and socialising with friends. 

Shelley Lea
Intec National Recruitment Manager

Shelley is our Senior Recruitment Consultant who oversees the running of the Recruitment team, she joined Intec back in April 2018 as a Recruitment Consultant and has placed many successful apprentices during her time with Intec to date. She was promoted in Jan 2019 to her current role & loves the challenges this role brings her way.

Bright and bubbly she is very much a people person; ‘I’ve always loved meeting and talking to new people and it’s great to place the right person in the right vacancy. Hearing the employer’s happy and the Apprentice is enjoying what they do, really makes my day. Everyone’s happy."

Shelley herself was recruited by Intec Business Colleges for an Employer at the tender age of 16 years old back in 1997. This was her first ever interview and was offered the position. I was fully supported throughout my apprenticeship programme in Business Administration with Intec & my Employer. This set Shelley up in good stead for her successful career ahead.

Shelley is originally from the Lake District and loves to go back as and when she can to visit family. A fitness fanatic, she has completed several half marathons and a number of mud runs.


Tracey Chaplin
Intec National Recruitment Consultant

Tracey  has worked for Intec for over 30 years, she first started in 1988 as a receptionist at our Milton Keynes centre and worked her way up to Centre Administrator, and also manged the running of our IT Courses.  Approximately 10 years ago Tracey moved to Head Office in Rugby to manage the running of the IT Courses nationally for all centres.

In 2012 Tracey was promoted to Software Training Manager.  In January of this year she moved departments again, this time to join the Recruitment Team as a National Recruitment Consultant.

Tracey says “I have really enjoyed my time at Intec over the last 30 years in my various roles and have seen many changes within the business over the years. I have built up a good working relationship with many of my customers and it has been a pleasure to work with them over the years” Tracey has a great knowledge Microsoft packages and Apprenticeship training.

Outside of work Tracey loves spending time with her grand-daughters, walking & running, and has recently just completed her first 5k park run.  In the summer months Tracey loves to be out on the river on her boat and socialising with friends.


Charlie Stevens
Intec National Recruitment Consultant

Charlie started her career in recruitment back in 2016, initially as a recruitment resourcer and then progressing into a recruitment consultant in 2017. She has worked covering 360 recruitment in both temporary and permanent roles in a wide range of industries and has placed many candidates over the years. Charlie joined Intec in March 2021 with a passion to continue her career in the recruitment industry and try out a new type of recruiting in apprenticeships. She enjoys the rewarding feeling of helping an apprentice find employment and fulfilling the employers recruitment needs.

Outside of work Charlie enjoys socialising with friends and family, attending the gym and travelling on holidays abroad.