Nicky Faulkner has been involved in business education since 2003. She owns her own business providing book keeping and business mentoring. Nicky also works with Sports Clubs, completing financial reports for auditing purposes.
Nicky has been a kaiako for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa since 2008. During that time she has facilitated the Certificate in Small Business Management (NZQA Level 4), the Certificate in Small Business and Project Management (NZQA Level 4), the Certificate in Advanced Business Growth (NZQA Level 5), the Certificate in Money Management (NZQA Level 3), Smart Steps to Business (NZQA Level 3)and First Steps to Business (NZQA Level 2). Nicky has also tutored in business and Mahi Ora for Tui Global Ltd and in computing for Insight Learning Academy in New Plymouth.
Nicky holds a Diploma in Adult Education, a Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education Level 5, a Certificate in Mauri Ora (Level 3), a Certificate in Adult Teaching, and a National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing. She is currently working towards her accounting qualifications
Since 2012, Nicky has run her own business which provides book keeping, business mentoring, and advice on setting up accounting systems for Small Businesses.
Nicky maintains relationships with Taranaki iwi, Ngāti Mutunga, Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Te Whiti, Te Puni Kōkiri, Oakura Marae, Te Reo o Taranaki, Tui Ora, and Tu Tuma Wahine.