Ferguson - Trainer Assessor - Manly, QLD, Australia

Linda Ferguson

Manly, QLD, Australia

Summary

As an experienced Training Professional with qualifications in Australia and New Zealand for Adult Education, Training and Assessment I have obtained highly professional skills to design, develop, implement and maintain high quality training management systems and processes in multiple disciplines, including Mining, Accounting, General Business and OHS. My objective is to ensure all training management systems are fully compliant with ASQA, AQTF and NZQA requirements, compliance is achieved by ensuring all training programs are developed in consultation with the relevant industry and subject matter experts to ensure the legislative requirements are being met. Conducting regular audits ensures a best practice approach and continuous improvement needs are identified and addressed.

Services

Trainer Assessor

Summary:

Qualified to train in the following training packages:
RII09, BSB12, FNS10.

Work History

Training Coordinator/Manager

Oceana Gold Corporation

From January 2014

Design, develop and implement an outcomes focused Training Management System, this includes, but not limited to:
Manage a team of Training Officers.
Develop, coordinate, implement and review training processes, strategies & initiatives for best practice and continuous improvement.
Develop training needs analysis and skills matrices to conduct gap analysis for 200+ personnel.
Develop and implement training programs within budget for Reefton NZ operations.
Develop and maintain training records systems.
Review and update training programs, training manuals, site inductions.
Develop individual and group training plans and career succession plans.
Develop, implement, review and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.
Develop, review and assist in the implementation of safety programs.
Advise and coach individuals in developing competencies to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Provide regular feedback and recognition of results/achievements to stakeholders
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders
Develop site emergency response management plan in accordance with legislation
Develop the site Emergency Management Plan.
Manage the Emergency Response Team
Develop Principal Hazard Management & Control Plans
Implement processes to incorporate changes to legislation and company policies.
Conduct internal audits and external audits for the site Health and Safety Management System.
Manage the site training calendar.

Training Coordinator

Oceana Gold NZ

January 2014 - October 2014

Lead and manage a team of Training Officers to ensure all training needs and training programs for the Reefton operations workforce are identified, developed and implemented within budget. Ensure all training resources and materials comply with current legislation in New Zealand. Development of Emergency Management Principal Control Plan. Coordination and management of the site Emergency Response Team. Implement change management strategies for the training department. Development of Principal Hazard Management Plans as per legislative and organisational requirements. Design, develop and implement an outcomes focused Training Management System.

Facilitator

Australian Institute of Management

June 2012 - July 2013

Facilitate BMA Core Induction for all BMA minesites in QLD.

Trainer Assessor

Business Directions Queensland

August 1999 - August 1999

Experienced Training Professional with the qualifications and experience to train in multiple disciplines including RII09 (Mining), FNS10 (Accounting) and BSB07 (Business & OHS) related training packages. By ensuring clients/students needs are always my first priority guarantees successful outcomes for all stakeholders. Using a variety of delivery methods and offering flexibility to Clients/Students including Face to Face, eLearning, Distance & RPL gives stakeholders options to tailor their training requirements to suit their lifestyle. By offering “one on one” and group training sessions in a facility of the Client’s/Student’s choice. All training is conducted as per ASQA requirements.

Financial Systems Advisor

Business Directions Queensland

August 1999 - August 1999

Consulted to businesses on financial & business administration set up and troubleshooting, building highly loyal client base. Developing a reputation with temporary labour firms, for being able to manage the toughest assignments.

Experienced bookkeeping & business professional offering a track record of success developing and managing accounts staff and administration functions for businesses of all sizes. Qualifications in both Financial Services (Accounting) Business, OHS and Training & Assessment with a background in consulting and supporting organisations to build first rate accounts staff, administration and OHS frameworks. Experienced bookkeeping & business Trainer / Coach with in-depth knowledge of contemporary accounting software and an industry reputation as a ‘clean up’ specialist known for identifying and rectifying troubled financial and business administration issues.

Training Consultant

Business Directions QLD

August 1999 - August 1999

Experienced Training Professional with the qualifications and experience to train in multiple disciplines including Mining, Accounting and Business (including OHS) related training packages. By ensuring clients/students needs are always my first priority guarantees successful outcomes for all stakeholders. Using a variety of delivery methods and offering flexibility to Clients/Students including Face to Face, eLearning, Distance & RPL gives stakeholders options to tailor their training requirements to suit their lifestyle. By offering “one on one” and group training sessions in a facility of the Client’s/Student’s choice. All training is conducted as per ASQA requirements. A thorough training needs analysis is conducted for each individual to ensure you receive the specific training required.

Business Advisor & Safety Consultant

Business Directions QLD

August 1999 - August 1999

Consulted to businesses on financial & business administration systems set up and troubleshooting, building highly loyal client base. Developing a reputation with temporary labour firms, for being able to manage the toughest assignments.

Experienced Business, Accounting & Bookkeeping professional offering a track record of success developing and managing accounts staff and administration functions for businesses of all sizes. Qualifications in Financial Services (Accounting) Business, OHS and Training & Assessment with a background consulting and supporting organisations to build first rate accounts staff, business administration, OHS & Training frameworks. Experienced Accounting & Business Trainer / Coach with in-depth knowledge of contemporary accounting software and an industry reputation as a ‘clean up’ specialist known for identifying and rectifying troubled financial administration issues.

Consulting and developing & implementing OHS management systems specific to clients needs by conducting a full analysis of current systems and or developing new systems to ensure compliance with state and federal legislation & Australian Standards.

Projects

Oceana Gold NZ

Design, develop and implement an outcomes focused Training Management System, this includes:
• Develop and manage a team of operations’ trainers to ensure training is delivered effectively and efficiently.
• Develop, coordinate, implement and review training processes, strategies & initiatives for best practice and continuous improvement.
• Develop training needs analysis and matrices to conduct gap analysis for 200+ personnel.
• Develop and implement training programs for Reefton NZ operations.
• Develop and maintain training records including skills matrices, training programs, training manuals, site inductions, training plans, career succession plans and other relevant training reports.
• Develop, implement, review and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs making improvements as necessary.
• Develop, implement, review and assist in the implementation of safety programs.
• Advise and coach individuals in developing competencies to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
• Develop and manage the Emergency Response team to ensure adequate coverage across site 24/7.
• Develop Principal Hazard Management & Control Plans as per NZ legislative requirements.
• Implement processes to incorporate changes to legislation and company policies.
• Conduct internal audits and contribute to external audits for the site Health and Safety Management System.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Business

Griffith University QLD

Certificate IV in OHS

TAFE QLD

Certificate IV in Business

TAFE QLD

Certificate IV in TAE

Private RTO

Certificate III, IV & Diploma in Accounting

TAFE QLD

Statement of Attainment

Private RTO's

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