Mandy Chadwick qualified as a Nurse in 1987 and worked for seven years as a Practice Nurse and Nursing Home manager in Co-Durham.

In 1994 Mandy qualified as an Adult Education teacher and vocational assessor, going on to design and deliver City & Guilds and NVQ (care) courses for Age Concern Training, and a number of Further Education colleges in the North East of England.

Having successfully completed the University of Northumbria Manual Handling Facilitators course in 1995, Mandy worked for Disability North, Newcastle, managing a community based manual handling risk management project in conjunction with Social Services Home-Care.

Mandy has since worked as the lead Moving and Handling co-ordinator within Local Authority Social Services teams, and then as an Occupational Health Ergonomist for a large Occupational Health & Safety department within Local Government for seven years.

In 2004 Mandy successfully completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health Ergonomics with the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. Since then she has passed the Certificate in Industrial Audiometric Testing, and is a qualified health and safety officer with a Certificate from the National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health.

In 2010 Mandy commenced the MSc programme in Manual Handling Management at Loughborough University. To date, she has successfully completed the Post Graduate components of the course and has just commenced her research project; looking at a manual handling Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), associated with domiciliary care. Mandy has been an active member of the National Back Exchange for many years, and has been a Registered Member of NBE since the early days of Registration.

In 2004 Mandy and her partner, Paul Titcomb, formed ARC Learning Ltd. to meet the growing demand for flexible, high quality consultancy and training services from a wide range of Clients throughout the UK. Since then the Company has gone from strength to strength, with a rapidly expanding Client base, and an impressive team of Consultants.