About Us

About Us - first choice training solutions
About Us - first choice training solutions

First Choice Training Solutions is a Newcastle-based registered training organisation delivering comprehensive, accredited vocational and industry-specific training to individuals and organisations across the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, and the Hunter regions. 

The first choice for training that exceeds standard industry expectations

The goal of our training is to facilitate the development of job-ready knowledge and valuable practical skills through hands-on learning in a relaxed and easy-going environment. To that end, our course materials provide the most current information on best practice, benchmarks, and standards, and our fantastic team of highly-experienced trainers are dedicated to mentoring our learners and sharing their specialist knowledge and skills.

We aim to provide learners with an enjoyable training experience to remember and strive to deliver exceptional training that exceeds the standards expected within the high-risk work industry. We achieve this by:

RIIWHS204E – Work Safely at Heights with first choice training solutions

We teach the skills to help you pay the bills

We know “time is money”, so we have taken great care to develop courses that adhere to the requirements of each accredited unit of competency, while keeping the content simple and easy-to-digest and using a streamlined approach to deliver our courses efficiently and with a minimum of fuss.

We want you to consider the course you take to be an investment in yourself (and your future) that will help you earn, rather than cost you, money. So, if you’re taking time out of your day to participate in a training course that can teach you the skills you need to perform your current job to a higher standard or help you to land a better job, we want to ensure you gain the greatest benefit possible from our course.

Our instructors have decades of hands-on experience, both in the field and in training people – particularly those who are in, or are looking to enter, the high-risk work industry. Careful course curation, realistic workplace simulations, and a team of trainers who work or have worked in industrial and commercial settings and high-risk work situations, help to build confidence, and ensure you receive reliable information and instruction that is guaranteed to better prepare you for the real-life workplace.

About Us - first choice training solutions

Newcastle and the Hunter region’s first choice for high-risk work industry training solutions

Many of our training courses specifically target the high-risk work industry, specialising in the training assessment process for high-risk work licences – particularly in the Craneage and Rigging trades. Our team of instructors possess a wealth of experience in both trades and – through practical, hands-on learning and professional mentorship – will assist you to recognise and work to Safe Work Australia and SafeWork NSW guidelines, requirements and regulations, NSW legislation, and industry standards for:

We also offer our corporate clients the flexibility of selecting the training location that works best for their business needs. Our instructors can come to you and provide on-site training for your employees, or trainees can attend our facility. Our training solutions are adaptable to your business or individual needs, so training is more meaningful, relevant, efficient, and effective.

First Choice Training Solutions are Newcastle and the Hunter’s first choice for superior high-risk work industry training solutions.

About Us - first choice training solutions