Our Team

Jane Renata College PrincipalJane Renata
General Manager
Diploma Business Management
Cert IV Training and Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? 15 years
What is your favourite subject to teach (if you teach)?  Customer Service
What is your favourite drink?  Zarraffa’s @ Tugun Carmel Fusion, double shot, extra caramel no cream
What do you love about working for Ignite? I love the people I work with, we have fun and know how to have a good laugh!

Carol Penhallurick
Client services officer & Trainer and Assessor

How long have you worked at Ignite? 9 months
What is your role? I complete data entry, I grade the student online work, I go to different gold coast schools to help the student with their online work, Administration duties.
What is your favourite drink? Shiraz, Grenache, Pinot Gris, Sav Blanc, Ink Gin, Aberfeldy single malt whiskey
What do you love about working for Ignite? Never two days the same, and I am always finding out new things to learn. The Ignite team is really fun. I really like getting to know the students and see them complete there studies.

Lorraine Williams
Administration Officer

How long have you worked for Ignite Education? 10 Years
What is your role? I look after business administration and course bookings
What is your favourite drink?  I love water and with fresh lime.
What do you love about working for Ignite? I believe we can offer great training and good outcomes. The staff are all great team players and we have a great leader.

Andrew Crabtree
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? 2 years
What is your favourite subject to teach? I love to teach sustainability as it is such an important issue and we have so much more to do the help our planet, but I do love the bar course, when a student makes an espresso martini for the first time and they deliver a beautiful drink.
What is your favourite drink? Oh so many, at the moment I love a great Cumquat Margarita with home grown cumquats steeped in a great Tequila, a sneaky glass of Billecarte Champagne,  or anything with lime, mint and ginger
What do you love about working for Ignite?  The great team I work with plus sharing my knowledge and experience with students, and obviously that light bulb moment, when the penny drops with a student, it is rewarding.

Charro Moore
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? I’ve been at ignite for 7 1/2 years
What is your favourite subject to teach? mmmm so many I love coffee and sustainability I’m really big on minimising waste and upcycling, I also believe customer service is under rated as it’s so important in our business as is having an amazing leader and coach but my heart is alway being called back to the bar.
What is your favourite drink? Tequila is my soul! But I love a classic margarita! a nice single malt like Balvenie 12y double wood on the rocks, Take it To the grave Shiraz has been my winter wine and a full body beer with no fruit!! 🤣... coffee did some say coffee!
What do you love about working for Ignite? I find the team I work with supportive and so passionate about hospitality in the community. These guys really care about each individual student!

Terry Renata
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? Casually for 4 years
What is your favourite subject to teach? Coach others in job skills
What is your favourite drink? Lychee tea
What do you love about working for Ignite? Friendly colleagues

We look forward to assisting and supporting you to ignite your passion for hospitality, business or management. See you soon at Ignite Education!

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