MEET OUR TRAINERS


Our industry experienced trainers and staff always go the extra mile...

Daniel Bentley

Trainer
Daniel possesses a natural aptitude for training and has been working as a Trainer Assessor for the past five years. With a reputable client base Daniel has established himself as a first choice Trainer Assessor within the Civil Construction Industry.

He gained this reputation through his 18 years of industry experience starting on the tools and working his way up to Supervisor before going on to open his own business Wild Cat Drilling.

His career highlights include; diamond coring, triple tube, air drilling, mud rotary, hard rock & coal drilling. 42” to 5” Oil and Gas drilling and deep hole conventional coring to a depth in excess of 8km as well as drilling directional wells to depths of 10km.

Glenn Byrne

Trainer
After 22 years as a Line Worker working on the building of powerlines Glenn transitioned into the role of Trainer Assessor with Energy Australia before moving across to Tafe NSW. Training in our CPR, Working Safely Near Overhead Powerlines as a Non-Electrical Worker and Low Voltage Release and Rescue short courses, Glenn enjoys sharing his on the job experience and interacting with the students.

His career highlights including creating the written content on the Safe Removal of Asbestos for new training manuals and securing a role with Pipeline Training Australia as a Trainer Assessor in a great environment with an active focus on team inclusion and progressive training methods.

Ian Montellier

Trainer
Ian started as a Trainer Assessor in 1998. He has over twenty years’ experience across multiple industries inclusive of Health & Safety, Civil Construction, Fire & Rescue and Traffic Control.

He decided to become a Trainer Assessor so that he could share the knowledge that he had gained across multiple industries and because he enjoys client and student interaction.

His career highlights include being on the QLD Transport & Main Roads Panel for the new course roll out and development, holding the Max Employment job seekers contract for traffic control training to assist job seekers into employment and working on large industry projects such as the Legacy Way Tunnel.

Steve Weldon

Trainer
Steve entered the Traffic Industry in 2007 as a Stop/Slow Bat operator before moving up to become a ute driver and implementing the Traffic Management Plans. He became a Traffic Controller because he enjoyed working outdoors, interacting with the public and travelling around QLD.

Steve decided to become a Traffic Industry Trainer when tragedy stuck on a worksite and one of his colleagues passed away. For Steve, it is important to him that the training he is rolling out has strong safety and awareness standards to prevent future injuries/fatalities.

His career highlights include Traffic Control on the following major QLD projects; Gateway Bridge Upgrade, Airport Link, Legacy Way, Merivale to Rockhampton Bruce Highway Flood Repair Works and Cyclone Yasi Powerline Repairs.

John Gardner

Trainer
John is a Licenced Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter and has been employed on construction jobs such as: Hospitals, Sewage Treatment Plants, TAFE Colleges, Steel Production Factories, Multi Floor Buildings, Power Stations, Underground Mines and Water and Sewage Maintenance with the Sydney Water Board.

John has developed his trade knowledge and skills with over 45 years’ experience in the field and within the education environment, these attributes have equipped him with the knowledge and skills to train in our Sydney Water Accredited short courses.

John’s career highlights include working as a Plumbing Foreman on many large government projects, joining the RAAF and working in Australia and Overseas and employed with TAFE NSW as a Teacher of Plumbing and Sheet Metal.

Paul Rees

Trainer
Paul worked for the Sydney Water Corporation for 17 years prior to being upskilled as a Trainer Assessor after sustaining a workplace injury preventing him from working on the tools. He trains in Confined Space, Working Safely at Heights and Identify, Locate & Protect Underground Services. He is passionate about training, safe work practices and seeing the students faces when they gain understanding.

His career highlights include the development, implementation and project management of the Water Reservoir and Disinfection Systems for the Blue Mountains, the development of resources to prevent falls into man holes and assisting in the development of training and assessment tools for electrical safety when working on metallic water pipes.

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