NEWS BLOG

News and commentary by Managing Director Gaven Wicks

26th Belmont and Western Australian Small Business Awards FINALISTS

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Wow!  So excited and honoured to receive the news that we are finalists in the 26th Belmont & Western Australian Small Business of the Year Awards 2019!   We know how amazing the small businesses across Western Australia and our local area are, and we are thrilled to be in their company.   Thanks to all of our ex and current students for your support and of course we wouldn’t be here without our amazing staff who work tirelessly to make our business the very best we can be.    

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Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Last Saturday we had the pleasure of presenting at Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation’s National Conference. Almost one hundred employees attended from across the Australia for a three day conference which ended with our training on Saturday afternoon.   What a fantastic group! Despite it being an incredibly serious and vital issue to educate the attendees in, we managed to have a lot of laughs and engage all employees in our afternoon session.   We discussed in depth many issues encountered by staff with respect to: - home visits and entering unknown residences, - travelling, - personal security and safety and -...

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Country Girl Management

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

On the weekend we had the pleasure of attending the Country Girl Management convention with 250 girls and women in attendance all ranging in ages from 8 and 35 years old.   We ran our Womens Self Defence class for these ladies who learnt how to:   • be aware of their own security and surroundings; • what to do and how to communicate if confronted; • the legal implications of actions; and finally the fun bit…. • as a last resort - defensive moves   What an amazing vibe! We thoroughly loved being part of this event with their...

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Strike Training and Consulting in Kalgoorlie

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Amongst the red dirt, heat and massive hole in the ground….Kalgoorlie now has a dozen newly trained security guards and crowd controllers! We know they’ll be amazing future security and crowd control employees and of fantastic assistance to the public.   It was our pleasure to teach such a wonderful, enthusiastic and switched on bunch. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with you, thanks for making our trip to Kal so memorable.   We also thank Sue from Lucrative Security Services in Kalgoorlie for her assistance and fantastic premises.   Looking forward to coming back out to Kal and running our...

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Anti-terror training part of course – Kalgoorlie Miner Thursday 10 January 2019

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

By Phoebe Pin       Prospective security officers are being invited to take part in a nationally accredited course next month where they will be tutored in crowd control, first aid, RSA and anti-terrorism techniques.   Lucrative Security Services will host the 10 day Certificate II in Security Operations course in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be delivered by Perth-based Strike Training and Consulting from February 14.   Strike is headed by former NSW police sergeant of 25 years Gaven Wicks, who said the security operations training provider was the only organisation to offer training on terrorism awareness to emerging security officers....

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Happy New Year!

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

What a great group of people to kick off 2019 with....first Certificate II in Security Operations of the year done!  Thanks to both classes for all for your hard work and the laughs …… we know you’re going to do incredibly well in your security careers.   Watch this space over the coming year as we have new exciting courses planned for 2019. Behind the scenes we are writing and creating innovative new programs and working hard to bring you the best and most elite training in new qualifications. We look forward to meeting future students and welcoming back our...

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Office Christmas Closure

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

Congratulations to our last class of 2018! Its over and out from us, see you from 7th January 2019. Good luck to everyone, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  

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Merry Christmas!

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

From the trainers and staff at Strike Training and Consulting we would like to wish you and your families a wonderful Christmas and a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year to come. We would also like to sincerely thank our students for their support - you have all made 2018 a wonderful and successful year. We look forward to staying in touch with you and introducing exciting new plans for 2019! Strike Training and Consulting will be closed from Saturday 22nd December 2018 and will re-open on Monday 7th January 2019. We will still have staff available to answer emails...

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Employment Opportunities

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

  Strike Training and Consulting have again been approached to recruit Strike trained students for positions available through Serco.  Please take note of the below upcoming job opportunities at Yongah Hill (detainee service officer roles) and Acacia Prison (Custodial Officers) working for a pre-eminent International security company.   If you are interested in applying, please identify yourself in your application to Serco as “Strike” trained, as Serco have requested.     Yongah Hill – Detainee service officer roles – permanent and casual  (6 weeks full time training – fully paid) start date will be 14/1/19 and we will hold an...

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New Streamlined Assessing

| Gaven Wicks Managing Director

You have spoken….and we are listening…..   Strike Training and Consulting is pleased to announce we have streamlined our assessing procedures making it possible for our students to receive your qualification now faster than before!   We understand your urgency.  Once you have been comprehensively trained at Strike, you want your certification ASAP to get on and get into your new security career.  We pride ourselves on the incredibly high standard of our training and getting our students holy prepared for their new security careers.   As with our training, behind the scenes at Strike, we MUST ensure all of...

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