About Train Safe NT

Train Safe NT is committed to workplace safety and passionate about training, our trainers believe we can change the culture in your workplace and make your life better.

Our training rooms are fitted out for client training needs and have been designed to improve the learning experience.

Train Safe NT Crew

Our trainers have over 30 years combined industry experience and have achieved the required Training and Assessment Qualifications.  Importantly they are committed and passionate trainers dedicated to delivering quality training that's educational, practical and engaging.

James Gorrie

James Gorrie

Director & Trainer

James has over 20 years experience training people in the NT and has lived in Alice Springs, Katherine and Darwin. James is qualified in horticulture and has enthusiastically contributed to NT weed management and has a very good understanding of working in remote communities. James has worked on over 30 Indigenous Communities and is very experience with bush ways, he has a strong passion for motorbikes and 4 wheel driving. A lover of bikes, he completed the infamous Finke Desert Race, not once but 3 times! He rode a Honda XR400 because of the legendary reliability.

Rodney Roughan

Trainer

A very skilled trainer, Rodney makes learning new skills fun and engaging. Rodney has spent the last 20 years working in Arnhem Land as a contract pest animal shooter, he is well respected throughout the Northern Territory and beyond. He has driven 4WDs all over the top end and has more than a few stories to tell about his adventures. Rodney has a very good understanding of working in remote parts of the NT and is commitment to producing skilled and competent students and an asset to the Train Safe NT team.

Ian van Munster

Ian van Munster

First aid trainer

Ian has worked at St.John as a first aid trainer for eight (8) years and is now employed by Train Safe NT to provide first aid training at remote communities. Ian has lived in the Territory his whole life and has many years experience with indigneous people. He has worked in many areas of training such as running a driving school and inducting new staff into truck driving. Ian has brought with him many years of first aid training, he has provided CPR, first aid and remote first aid to many isolated communities.

We train people throughout the Territory

We’ve been (and go) everywhere.  And we would love to put you on our list.  Over 60% of Train Safe NT training is done in remote places. Why? If we come to you, you get better, quality training in your workplace where you can directly apply the practical methods of the training.  If you need to come to us that is definitely ok too.

  • Alice Springs
  • Borroloola
  • Bradshaw
  • Bulman
  • Dagurugu
  • Daly River
  • Darwin
  • Elcho Island
  • Gove
  • Groote Eylandt
  • Jabiru
  • Helen Springs
  • Kalkarindji
  • Katherine
  • Lajamanu
  • Mistake Creek
  • Maningrida
  • Murganella
  • Ngukurr
  • Oenpelli
  • Papunya
  • Peppimenarti
  • Pine Creek
  • Ramingining
  • Robinson River
  • Timber Creek
  • Wadeye
  • Warddeken (Central Arnhem Land)
  • Yulara
  • Wudicupere

Scope

We offer the following units of competencies.

  • AHCECR101 Support ecological restoration
  • AHCWRK101 Maintain the workplace
  • AHCWHS101 Work Safely
  • AHCMOM101 Assist with routine maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • AHCCHM101 Follow basic chemical safety rules
  • AHCILM202 Observe and report plants or animals
  • AHCPCM204 Recognise plants
  • AHCPGD212 Conduct visual inspection of park facilities
  • AHCNSY206 Care for nursery plants
  • AHCNSY207 Undertake propagation activities
  • AHCSOL203 Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing
  • AHCBIO203 Inspect and clean machinery, tools and equipment to preserve biosecurity
  • AHCPDG207 Plant trees and shrubs
  • AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
  • AHCMOM204 Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCMOM216 Operate side by side utility vehicles
  • AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
  • AHCMOM201 Operate two wheel motorbikes
  • AHCMOM217 Operate quad bikes
  • AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • AHCPCM205 Fell small trees
  • AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
  • AHCINF204 Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures
  • AHCPMG301 Control weeds
  • AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals for to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Driving Vehicles & 4WD

  • AURTGA001 Drive and manoeuvre trailers
  • FWPCOT3259 Operate a four-wheel drive vehicle on unsealed roads
  • FWPFGM3215 Perform complex 4X4 operations
  • FWPCOT3260 Recover four wheel drive vehicles
  • TLIC2025 Operate a four wheel drive vehicle
  • RIIVEH305F Operate and maintain a four-wheel drive vehicle
  • TLIC1051 Operate a commercial vehicle

Fire Management Units

  • PUAFIR008 Operate aerial ignition equipment in an aircraft
  • PUAFIR017 Work safely around aircraft
  • PUAFIR204 Respond to wildfire
  • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

First Aid Units

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID013 Provide first aid in remote or isolated site

Covid 19 Safety Plan

  • The rules apply to all people and Train Safe NT trainers will enforce all rules
  • 90% of 4WD training takes place out side
  • No shaking hands
  • No touching each other or any person
  • No sharing drink bottles or other vessels
  • 1.5m social distance
  • Wash hands before food
  • Wash hands after toilet
  • Wash hands after working
  • Surgical gloves are provided for tyre changing
  • 4m square per person if training indoors
  • If anyone is sick or has any symptoms do not attend the course
  • Train Safe NT staff will clean all surfaces in training room with bleach each day