About Lauren

Lauren Hollows - Founder & CEO

After starting out as a qualified Primary School Teacher, I moved into a small private RTO working closely with the owner and growing the student base from 50 to over 400 students, while working as a curriculum developer, trainer, administrator and more.  
Over the last 9 years I have worked as a consultant, CEO, Quality Manager, Operations Manager, Business Development Manager and a range of other roles overseeing compliance and operations for ELICOS, CRICOS, domestic fee for service and traineeship funding. Whether small or large, private or public, there are a few key factors for success; understanding the needs of your learners and delivering above the standard, and being willing to invest and develop your staff. 

My passion is developing new trainers and VET Practitioners and working to help to develop RTO staff to increase organisational capacity and capability. I believe that there is great capacity for the VET sector to return to their position as a world class quality education provider, but this hinges on having world class trainer and assessors. I have taken all my experience, as well as the experiences of some my closest colleagues and the feedback and pain from RTO owners, training managers and trainer and assessors and am incredibly proud to have developed the Trainer Development System as a response to one of the major current needs we see in VET. Please take the time to read through the website and give us a call or provide us with some feedback as to what you need.  

Thanks so much for visiting! 





  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Arts (English)
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • Diploma of Business (BSB50207)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
  • Diploma of Training Design & Development (TAE50216)
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management 



  • Speaker at VELG Conference, Mentoring Mondays & varied webinars
  • Public speaker at varied VET conferences including Australian Institute of Compliance Practitioners, Velg Training, Vivacity, InSources, Skills Summit and more
  • Regular contributor to varied publications

Special thanks to my husband and my beautiful boys for putting up with me and adding so much to my life, my family for keeping me grounded and all my amazing students, colleagues and fellow VET practitioners, who continue to strengthen me, feed me and help me grow and reach for the sky.