Rosalind Tsang

Programme Leader – Professional Construction


Rosalind Tsang

Biography

Rosalind has ten years’ experience as Teacher and Progress Tutor and five years’ experience as a Senior tutor for TLA.

Renowned for having excellent rapport with her students, she currently overseas the development of Professional courses within construction working with local employers and contractors in industry to bring industry placement opportunities for her students.

Rosalind has lead a variety local community projects and key events within the Construction school.

Rosalind is approachable, supportive and efficient in her approaches with a keen eye for detail along with strengths in planning, time management, coordinating and delivering of courses.

Her experience includes work with Special Educational Needs, School Links, Further Education and Higher Education students with varying abilities.

Rosalind organises enrichment activities, guest speaker visits, fund raising events as well as educational trips which include site visits and career events. Rosalind is also an experienced Painter & Decorator with skills in Specialist Decorative finishes and her own business for 3 years in design and body art.

Expert In...

  • Health and safety in Construction
  • Building Technology 
  • Planning Construction Projects
  • Projects in Construction
  • Building Regulations 
  • Construction and Design
  • Property Valuation
  • Science and Materials 
  • Alternative Energies 
  • Sustainability in Construction 

Qualifications and Accolades

  • Professional Certificate in Education (Level 5)
  • HND Construction (Level 5)
  • Maths for Teaching (Level 3)
  • English for Teaching (Level 3)
  • Painting and Decorative Occupations (Levels 1, 2 and 3 - City & Guilds)
  • Nominated Teacher of the Year: 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Top 10 Teacher of the Year: 2015 and 2016. 
  • Top 3 Winner, Teacher of the Year: 2014 
  • Nominated for Teacher of the Year: 2012 and 2013
  • Student of the Year 2011 (HND Construction)
  • Outstanding Student of the Year: 2011
  • Painter and Decorator of the Year: 2007 and 2009 

Industry Background

As a painter and decorator by trade I have worked on the restoration of interiors and exteriors of government buildings and private homes across the North West.

My skills consist of the preparation of all surfaces, application of all wall hangings, specialist decorative effects such as marbling and rag rolling, experience and knowledge of water based and oil based paint products, correct use of access equipment such as scaffolding and ladders and first aid training.

Other specialities include mural art work using mixed medium in spaces ranging from churches to children’s bedrooms.

Further to this I am an artist and have 3 years’ experience as a business owner.

Professional Activities

Professional activities include networking with local employers and career events.

Further reading and research to keep up to date with industry standards.

I have also undertaken a variety of CPD activities each year.

I enjoy leading creative youth work, and organising events for the local community. I project managed a stage production for a local urban dance school in 2019.

Why B&FC?

As a former student at B&FC I know through experience that the college is an excellent establishment where the staff, facilities and college community is exceptional.

The environment is conducive to learning and tutors are experts in their fields. A course provided by the college will help you gain the skills and knowledge required to help you progress into Higher Education and a career in industry.

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