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Instructor: Nicky Laker

Former Army Cadet Force Adult Instructor Nicky Laker is using her skills to inspire and motivate children and young people in the North East as a SkillForce instructor.

Nicky gained her commission in the Army Cadet Force. Her roles included detachment commander, training of cer, county rst aid of cer, before nally becoming a Company 2IC. After working with young Army Cadets for so long, Nikki decided she wanted to turn it into a career. She has been working for SkillForce since April 2015 and nds her job extremely rewarding.

“I’ve learnt so much with SkillForce; working with different age students has broadened my experience and adaptability.

“I thoroughly enjoy working with children. Seeing them develop their skills throughout the year, even week on week, and being able to see them change from what they were at the beginning of the year just gives me complete job satisfaction.”

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