Our Training Experts

Our expert trainers are responsible for ensuring we deliver the very highest level of practical hands-on-training to each and every customer. Katie Patchett and Rebecca Snarr are our training operations specialists with a wealth of experience of working with a variety of market sectors.

Katie Patchett

Katie Patchett is our training operations specialist having been with the business coming up to 15 months, she coordinates & delivers high quality health & safety training. Katie has helped the training department grow through her knowledge, organisational skills, & charisma.

Katie said: “It’s a privilege to work in such an important aspect of Smiths Equipment Hire, the knowledge I have gained to better health and safety within our customers is a moment that comes with great pride. Having enhanced our professional skills, attitudes, behaviours, training centres and trainers to ensure our customers get the best experience. The objectives within our team is to identify the required training needed on certain equipment and sites, and ensure the best training methods are being used to allow for great Health and Safety between organisations as a whole.”

Rebecca Snarr

Rebecca Snarr is our training admin, who has joined the team this year, she helps to coordinate the smooth running of courses, whilst running the operations of getting the certificates back to the customers in a timely manner. Rebecca’s knowledge is increasing day by day on all things training!

Rebecca said: “I joined Smiths Equipment Hire 8 months ago, part time doing the admin work for the Training department. I help with certificates, scheduling and paperwork for all the training we provide for our customers. Recently I have upped my hours and have taken a great interest in Training. I work closely with the Trainers, customers and the depots and feel like my knowledge has grown and looking forward to seeing the Training at Smiths equipment Hire expand.”