Why Train with Firefect
Firefect’s mission is to be the go to source for businesses and others seeking training solutions for “high risk” industries.
We provide world-class training in workplace health and safety, mines and technical rescue as well as asbestos safety.
Training in spill response, industrial rope access, fire warden and fire response are also included within our scope.
By combining key elements of knowledge, experience and innovation, Firefect is perfectly placed to provide complete height safety and confined space training.
Training can be conducted at our training facility in Dubbo or we can bring our professional and experienced training to your work or job site with our advanced mobile simulation trailers.
These trailers allow full simulation of a variety of working at heights, confined space and technical rescue scenarios.
Our highly-skilled trainers and assessors have a wealth of experience to ensure participants receive the skills they need to stay safe at work.
Meet The Team
Training and PPE Sales Operations Manager
Ashley has been heading up the training team at Height Safety Engineers since 2017. His background in height safety and confined space training, also vertical rescue operations, spans 15 years.
His background includes eight years with Fire & Rescue NSW as a retained firefighter. Ashley maintains accreditation as a qualified rescue operator with the Primary Rescue State Board.
Ashley’s career has seen him gain extensive experience working in the mining, mines rescue, construction, utilities, wind energy industries, as well as with emergency services. He has also worked with the Australian Federal Police and Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Army.
In his role at Firefect, Ashley handles maintaining our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status and operation of the training business. He achieves this through continual development of our training programs and courses in consultation with industry.
In his spare time, Ashley often adjudicates mines rescue competitions.
Ben started with Firefect in October of 2018.
Previously, he spend over a decade within the Australian Defence Forces. He also worked in the mining industry for several years and has spent time within the vocational education and training sector.
Ben is a qualified assessor for high-risk work courses.
Before joining Firefect at the start of 2018, Glen spend two decades working in the mining industry. His focus, during his time there, was in safety and training including emergency response.
He has volunteered with the NSW State Emergency Service for the last 30 years. Glen holds State Rescue Board accreditation as a rescue operator for road crash rescue as well as general land rescue.
Glen is an endorsed trainer with the NSW SES and has been training other volunteers in road crash rescue, rescue operations, storm damage operations, flood boat operations, first aid and incident control.