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Meet the Assessors

/media/about/library/p-whyatt.jpgPeter Whyatt - ESA Assessor & IQA (Internal Quality Assurer)

Peter is an Independent full-time Assessor, offering assessment to the Industrial, Commercial and Domestic sector of the Door, Shutter, Gate and Barrier industry, as well as the Loading Bay industry. He also covers Fire door installation, Maintenance and Inspection and works throughout the UK.

Having over 38 years’ experience in the industry, 25 of which was spent building his own Industrial Door Company based in the Huddersfield area, Peter has extensive knowledge and is fully conversant with the safety standards in the industry and sits on a number of technical committees.

In 2012, Peter took on the challenge of Assessment to the required NVQ levels needed to gain the CSCS Skilled Worker card. He has been assessing the competence of technicians since 2016 and has successfully completed hundreds of NVQ qualifications.

In his spare time Peter provides his expertise in training and technical assistance to DHF and ADSA and has worked closely with CITB in updating the relevant  National Occupational Standards.


/media/about/library/p-whyatt.jpgDave Brook - ESA Assessor for Bolton Gate Services

Dave has worked in the industry for 26 years, 18 of which is with his current employer.

He started out in the industrial door industry as a fitter’s mate, adding to his already achieved engineering background. He worked his way up through the ranks, first to fitter then senior technical fitter, moving up to depot supervisor followed by depot manager and finally obtaining his current position as Group Health & Safety/Quality Systems Manager.

Dave’s achievement was obtained through hard work and his desire to succeed through continuous professional development. He is a Technical Member of IOSH and has NEBOSH General Certificate and is working towards Level 5 NVQ 5 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice.

Dave carries out assessments for his employer only and has been an NVQ Assessor since February 2007.  The assessing of engineers and assisting them through their NVQ journey is a great desire of Dave’s as the company strives towards the target of a fully qualified and competent workforce.


/media/about/library/alan-collins-headshot-cropped.jpgMartin Cahill - ESA Assessor for ASSA ABLOY







/media/about/library/alan-collins-headshot-cropped.jpgMartin Paynter - ESA Assessor for STERTIL
















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  • DHF
  • ADSA