Nationally Accredited Training 

Thomson Bridge is a Registered Training Organisation (No. 40754) and operates in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

This accreditation enables our Company to issue nationally recognised Qualifications and Units of Competency aligned to industry Training Packages including:

  • Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package UEP18
  • Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package UET12

We draw upon this Australian Skills Quality framework to structure tailored, contextualised programs for our Clients.  

For a full list of our training Scope, visit training.gov.au. Information about the Australian Skills Quality Authority and Nationally Recognised Qualifications and Units of Competency can be found at www.asqa.gov.au.


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AIIMS 

WHAT IS AIIMS?

The Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) is the incident management doctrine adopted by all Australasian fire and emergency services. AIIMS 2017 was informed by the research findings from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), and a range of other research institutions.

AIIMS provides a common incident management framework, process and procedures enabling the seamless integration of activities and resources. The system is both flexible and scalable.  It can be applied equally to both small and brief responses through to large, complex and protracted incidents.  There are approximately 300 organisations which have adopted AIIMS within Australia.

INDUSTRY AND COMMERCIAL BENEFITS

For private and public sector organisations, adopting AIIMS ensures their procedures and systems are compliant and compatible with systems of work used by the fire and emergency services, leading to a common understanding of each other’s terminology, approaches and objectives. AIIMS strengthens the ability of fire and emergency services to support the necessary sector organisations during emergencies with confidence, assurance and resilience.

Recognised benefits within industry have been:

  • Minimisation of business disruption
  • Improved Employer Duty of Care (WH&S)
  • Interoperability between member organisations
  • Audit and risk assurance
  • Provision of leadership within industry
  • Executive and employee confidence
  • Reputation enhancement
  • Emergency resilience assurance
  • Possible risk insurance benefits
  • Seamless integration with emergency
  • Enhances employee safety when responding response organisations. to incidents


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Global Wind Organisation Certification

Thomson Bridge is certified by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) to deliver the international Basic Safety Training modules in the wind energy sector including First Aid, Fire Awareness, Manual Handling and Working at Heights. GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) is targeted at personnel who work in the wind industry, and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine.

The GWO is a non-profit organisation of wind turbine owners and manufacturers, hosted by the Danish Wind Industry Association. The aim of the GWO is to strive for an injury free work environment in the wind turbine industry, by setting common standards in safety training and emergency procedures. 

Visit our GWO page for further details.


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