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Bernadette Durrell

Business Consultant
Coach, facilitator, trainer and assessor

Background and Experience

Bernadette is a professional coach and trainer with over 25 years’ experience in the private and not for profit sectors in management and leadership positions. Bernadette’s expertise is in the areas of leadership development, implementation of change and effective communication utilising training, coaching and mentoring. She has a special interest in the development of emerging leaders and the study of human behaviour.


  • Amalfi Coaching – delivery of individual and group coaching programs/workshops/ webinars/public speaking engagements to not for profit, resource industry, health industry and small business sector.
  • Silver Chain Regional Manager South West and Great Southern – strategic planning; change implementation; development of innovative service models; quality assurance activities; staff development; stakeholder engagements.
  • South West Institute of Technology – Lecturer Diploma of Nursing.
  • Director of Nursing Riverview Residence – accreditation of facility and staff development.

Accreditations / Diagnostics

  • Master of Business Leadership
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Services (Counselling)
  • BSc(Nursing)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Credentialed Practitioner of Coaching
  • Extended DISC Accredited Consultant and Trainer
  • Brilliant course I would highly recommend it.

    Conflict Resolution
  • Very clear and enjoyable course. Highly recommended.

    Supervisor Toolbox
  • I learnt so much about myself and how I learn through putting Debi’s strategies in place. ...develop new skills and then share them ... in the workplace.

  • Love the online system. It was easy to use ..... and easy to contact my trainer. I loved having the continual support ..... I would highly recommend BLC

  • I loved attending my short course, the content was great and the trainers knowledge was amazing. Just a great course which gave me the tools and information I needed.

  • Awesome training facility.The entire course was engaging and really gave me an introduction into Emotional Intelligence.

    Emotional Intelligence
  • The online system is so easy to use, it all flows and is explained very well ..... being able to contact my trainers at any time was also very helpful.

  • Ian is a fantastic trainer who is able to inject humour ..... is very relate-able and structures his course around real life experiences, always getting all team members involved....

    Conflict Resolution & Time Management
  • Great pace, clear concise information. Good reference material too.

    Time Management
  • .... the online system is simple, efficient and easily understood. The trainers and assessors were prompt and professional .... I would recommend the Business Leadership Centre to others.

    Certificate IV in WHS
  • Very relevant and engaging. Instructor was great and well prepared.

    Experienced Supervisors
  • Wonderful course

    Conflict Resolution
  • Corina is a very knowledgeable lecturer / leader in her field of work.

    Experienced Supervisors
  • The support I received throughout my training and after ..... was very much appreciated. Having the trainer available to talk to when I needed, really helped me complete my training.

    Certificate IV in Customer Engagement
  • Great hands on learning.

    Experienced Supervisors
  • Great training in a nice environment. Highly recommend.

    Time Management
  • Great venue, excellent trainer and great resources. I found my course highly engaging and loved the group activities.

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