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16 Traits of a Good Leader

In business, people often confuse management with leadership, and the difference is subtle, but important. Leaders will always strive to get the best from their team, where managers will focus more on process and control.

Celebrating 20 years

From our Founder and CEO, Tony Aveling July 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of our company’s founding. My wife June and I launched our family business in 1997, offering a general safety induction. In those early days I was the trainer, June did the book work and we had a phone/fax machine and a photocopier […]


How to build a safe and healthy workplace culture

Effective Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) needs to go beyond compliance and circulating a policy. To create a truly safe and healthy workplace, it needs to be ingrained in the culture of an organisation. Organisational culture underpins the context in which people judge their behaviour and what is acceptable at work. It’s built by the […]

How to build an effective company induction

Staff turnover is an inevitable part of running a business, but there are ways to make it a smooth and successful process, which will save you money and improve staff happiness and retention rates. A recent PWC study found that 23% of Australian employees leave their jobs within their first year of work. The cost […]


Is a short course right for me?

Whether you’re looking to build upon your skills and experience to help you along your current career path, or looking to completely switch altogether, many people are enjoying benefits of undertaking short courses over the larger time and financial investment of a degree. We’ve broken down the many reasons why a short course could be […]

Mandatory IMDG E-Learning Course – AMSA Approved

Thank you for purchasing the Maritime Dangerous Goods Course through AVELING. The course is hosted by our training partner, IMDG-Learning. This means that you’ll have to login to IMDG-Learning’s learning system to access the course. Before you can do this, AVELING will have to process your details and create an account on IMDG-Learning. Once we’ve […]