Nutec offers a unique blend of experience, a research-based approach and a team that is nimble and responsive. Our approach is learner-centered and focuses on creating engaging, interactive, high quality learning experiences and workplace results.

We believe learners are motivated when they see that learning is relevant, valuable and benefits them. Our learning programs combine knowledge and skills with methods for applying them throughout the course. Learners are active, engaged and quickly become competent and confident which enables them to transfer the skills to their workplace. Many programs also include on-the-job coaching components or follow up sessions to ensure that new skills are integrated into regular work routines. To achieve these results, we collaborate with learners, managers and other stakeholders throughout the development process and incorporate their feedback into the final solution.


Our Team

Jaye Routledge leads a core team of consultants and a network of professionals that includes project managers, instructional designers, course developers, technical writers, graphic designers, e-learning specialists, video producers, facilitators, coaches, and more.

Jaye Routledge, President

Jaye RoutledgeJaye has developed her expertise through working as a performance improvement consultant, senior manager, instructional designer, coach, facilitator and instructor for a wide range of public, private and non-profit clients in the healthcare, business, natural resources, utility, insurance, transportation, technical and trades sectors.

A specialist in competency-based learning, Jaye has taught instructional design courses at Simon Fraser University, Department of Continuing Studies for 14 years and developed instructional design standards for many organizations. She holds a Master of Educational Technology degree from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University.

Jaye’s particular areas of interest include blending conventional and innovative delivery approaches, establishing communities of practice and implementing change management strategies to support performance improvement initiatives.


Jim Tallman, Performance Improvement Consultant

Jim TallmanJim Tallman is a performance improvement consultant with a background in skills-based training and performance transfer. He has worked in sectors that include logistics, natural resources, power utilities, telecommunications and agriculture. He works in both union and non-union environments.

He is president of North Pacific Training & Performance Inc, Vancouver, BC. North Pacific and Nutec often partner on projects, depending on the subject matter and expertise required. North Pacific specializes in designing, developing and implementing industry training programs and occupational standards systems across industry sectors in British Columbia.

A sample of North Pacific’s clients include Maher Terminals, BC Trucking Association, BC Maritime Employers Association, Peace River Coal, Industry Training Authority, Resource Training Organization and Teck Metals.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC and taught instructional design at Simon Fraser University for four years.


Julia McCaig, Marketing & Communications Consultant

juliaJulia has extensive experience in small business management, marketing and promotion in the publishing sector. She teaches technology courses (computer, iPad and iPhone) at Capilano University and develops extensive technical documentation and training materials for them.

She owns Black Dog Creative where her client work involves the development of print and online documentation to assist clients in learning and managing WordPress websites. Julia also provides technical training to local not for profit businesses.

She completed the Technical Writing Program at SFU and the Web Technologies Program at BCIT.

Described as a connector she loves working with people, helping build their businesses using print, the web and social media.