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Our trainers and assessors all hold as a minimum

  • Certificate  IV in Training & Assessment
  • Industry qualifications
  • Our trainers are experts in their field and have a demonstrated professional track-record


He is a trainer of vast experience, who came to the RTO after spending many years in the hospitality industry.

At OROR he trains in a variety of courses including forklifts, work platforms, non-slewing crane and HIAB cranes, and consistently upgrading his skills .

Tony was named the Employee of the Year (2014) in the City of Glenorchy Excellence Awards and this is testimony to the high esteem in which he is held by all those he has contact with in his work as trainer/assessor.

Tony’s approach to training is summed up as follows: “I aim for the student to have a positive learning experience in an environment that is not daunting with a good dash of humour thrown in “

Outside of work Tony loves to spend time with his grand children and working in his garden, when he has time, he doesn’t mind using his chef skills.

You will find him easy going and always ready to go the extra mile to ensure your training is a profitable experience.


He had spent 34 years at Nyrstar Hobart, the last 20 of which as a trainer and assessor. It was natural that he would continue to utilise the skills gained in that long career when he joined OROR.

He has never looked back and now trains in the areas of truck licencing, high risk licencing and machinery operations.

Don takes a “steady as she goes “outlook to training and has a patient and thorough approach which puts trainees at ease.

Don often says of his job” I like to think we are the best. I was properly trained and I always ensure that those people I deal with receive a thorough and comprehensive training “

Outside of work Don spends time in his garden, is and hands on grandfather and a passionate Carlton supporter, and catching up with the locals at the Brighton hotel.


Rod is the Training Manager and has been with OROR for four years.

Prior to this he worked as an Operations Supervisor at the Wilfred Lopes Centre and that followed a period at A H Beard as the Operations Manager.

Rod also, from time to time, steps into the breach and trains in the areas of Security and Transport.

Being responsible for the smooth operation of OROR he brings to that task a sense of humour and a degree of patience necessary to ensure the clients of the RTO are at all times the priority.

When he manages to drag himself away from his desk he is often seen at the local football club or cheering on Carlton from the couch at home.

Wife Linda keeps him on the straight and narrow…..most of the time—-and makes sure a work balance is achieved.


Peter is our most recent trainer He has numerous qualifications including MACAP (Ret), MACEM (Ret), MARC, Cert.AppSci, Cert IV Training and Assessment and Cert III Heavy Transport and Logistics.

He hails from a diverse background as a high school teacher, intensive care paramedic, paramedic supervisor, security supervisor, police and ambulance driver trainer, grader and crane hire business owner and is enthusiastically immersing himself in his new career.

Peter trains in Cleaning, First Aid, Civil Construction, WHS, Communication, Heavy Transport and Logistics and Security and is a perfectionist in his training style.

He has this to say about his training

“I love that OROR accommodates my focus on absolutely best-quality learning experiences. I back this up with a valid, fair and flexible assessment approach. With patience and empathy I am able to accommodate all student’s needs. “

His interest away from the demands of training is centred on motor sport, hand gun club shooting and wilderness family experiences.

Peter is anxious to make your training a worthwhile experience and have you leave competent in your chosen field.



Kiel is the youngest trainer at OROR and brings a youthful enthusiasm to his training.

Before moving to be with us he worked as an accounts manager in the freight and spare parts industry. In addition he has had extensive experience as an interstate truck driver and within the forestry and construction industries.

The skills learnt there enable him to bring an industry perspective to his work.

Kiel trains in machinery operations and high risk licencing and says this of the approach he takes to training:

“I am keen to help younger people up skill and I believe a patient thorough approach to training ensures that I achieve a very high level of competent trainees at the end of each course.”

Kiel is continuing to upgrade his qualifications by engaging in ongoing learning.

As a young father he spends his spare time assisting in the upbringing of his daughter and when possible still likes to get away with mates 4 wheel driving and riding his XR400R Honda.



Scott is a trainer at OnRoad OffRoad Training and has qualifications in machinery operations with experience in international and national construction.
His hobbies include learning new things, music and is an aspiring writer on his second novel.



Glenn has come to us after a long career in training for the defence force. Glenn is married to Lauren with one child, his hobbies include Lego, bushwalking and military history 1800s to World War II. Lived in all states of Australia exept for WA and South Australia.



Best known as AJ. Kiels twin brother, Adrian joined the OnRoad OffRoad Training team after a long career in truck driving.  Adrian is working towards his training qualifications. Our senior trainers are mentoring Adrian while he is studiying for his qualification.
Adrian is married to Kellie and has three children. His hobbies include, roller hocky, motorbikes, cars and spending time with family.



His hobbies include doing up his Kingswood, camping, cars and loves trucks. Steven is our go to guy.



Zoe is out newest member at OnRoad OffRoad Training. She is located in the office and is more than happy to help you with any enquiry you may have, over the phone or face to face.



Stuart is a new member of the OnRoad OffRoad Training team. Stuart is our sales rep with thorough knowledge of Wacker Neuson equipment.
When at home Stuart enjoys looking after his child, his two dogs and three chooks.


Linda controls the office and ensures that the smooth running of OROR is kept under control.

She has been in this position for 3 years and has upgraded her skills by successfully undertaking a Certificate III in Business.

Whether it is enquiring about a course, costs applicable, issuing certificates, booking arrangements or just seeing that your experience here is enjoyable, Linda is the go-to person.

Running two teenage children to sporting activities and tending the demands of husband Rod fill in any outside time.

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Emma is our youngest member of staff and is always presenting a friendly face and a willingness to help.

It is more than likely Emma will answer your phone inquiry and every query will be promptly dealt with.

Like all people at OROR she too has upgraded her skills by successfully undertaking a Certificate III in Business.

This is in keeping with the OROR brand of only employing those willing to be actively involved in continuous improvement…..not just words but a company policy.

Emma has an active interest in keeping fit and searching out a bargain at Salamanca Market.

If you have a phone enquiry about what we offer Emma is waiting to help you.