RIKLAN is a privately owned and operated Registered Training Organisation (#51994) established in Western Australia in 2002 and registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Since our inception, RIKLAN has been providing training courses to mine sites and workplaces across the world in relation to emergency response preparation, preparedness, response and recovery for surface and underground mining and commercial and heavy industry sectors as well as a wide range of Workplace Safety nationally accredited courses and workshops.

In addition to our extensive range of nationally accredited and non accredited training we also offer an internationally recognised Safety Consultancy / Audit Service with an array of highly skilled consultants to deliver on your requirements for Minesite & Workplace Safety Audits, Evacuation Plans and Training Drills/Scenarios, Emergency Management Plans, Incident Investigations, 24/7 Mine Site Emergency Response coverage, Drug & Alcohol Collection, Electrical Test & Tagging and Fire Extinguisher Inspections.

Not to forget our Specialist Labour Hire Service which includes the provision of shutdown sentries, emergency response personnel and mine site paramedics.

All of our Consultants are well respected industry professionals with extensive backgrounds in Mine Emergency Response. Our consultants are all are subjected to strict internal standards and performance measures to ensure consistency in our product delivery.

RIKLAN consultants are, in turn, supported by a professional Management and Administrative team to ensure all of our Client requirements are met within a timely and efficient manner.

With someone available to answer your questions 24/7, there has never been a better time to call RIKLAN – 1800 793 877


The Team

Michael Nollas - Owner / Director

Michael commenced his mining career in 1990 working underground at KCGM. Through his 8 yrs underground at Mt Charlotte he became an active member of the mine rescue team. From this he acquired a passion for Emergency Response both in a pro-active and re-active sense. With his mining experience and also mine rescue expe [...]

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Kurt Vossebelt - Operations Manager

Kurt began his career in the underground mining industry in 1989 and has been involved in mine rescue since 1993. In 2001 Kurt changed his career and began to train emergency response personnel both in the mining and industrial sectors, joining Riklan in 2002 as a training consultant. Kurt has a thorough knowledge and [...]

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Robert Atkins - Training Manager

Rob started in the mining industry in 1992 where he completed an apprenticeship as a mechanical fitter and continued in that trade, as well as leadership roles until 2008 in both surface and underground mining before joining Riklan in 2008 as a Training Consultant. During that time Rob was involved in emergency respons [...]

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Marcus Jefferies - WorkSafe Assessor

Marcus has worked in the mining industry since 1993, predominantly in the mineral processing field, within gold and nickel sectors. During this time, he has covered several roles including Leading Hand/ Shift Boss, Gold Room Foreman, Operations & Training Coordinator and Shift Trainer. Marcus was an active voluntee [...]

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Ali Perkin - General Manager

Ali has lived and worked in the Goldfields for over 20 years in a number of different industries, during which time she held an executive position on the local Chamber of Commerce,before joining the team here at Riklan in October 2013 and currently holds the position of General Manager. She brings with her a diverse ba [...]

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Brittany Nollas - Finance Officer

Britt started with Riklan in December 2013 as our Finance/Admin Officer and has worked in the mining administrative field since leaving school at 17. One of the longest serving members of our Admin team, there isn't too much Britt doesn't know about the business! Such is her passion for RIKLAN, she went as far as rece [...]

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Tony Armitage - Perth Training Consultant

Tony  joined RIKLAN in 2017 and has an excellent background in the Management of Emergency Response situations and a demonstrated ability to perform to an exceptional level under pressure. Tony's proactive approach to his role as a training consultant has seen him not only gain the respect of his colleagues but also allo [...]

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Wesley Claycomb - Kalgoorlie Training Consultant

Wes hails from Kentucky USA where he spent 6 years in the Kentucky Army National Guard as an Avionic Mechanic and it was here he developed a passion for safety and Emergency Response. On completion of his term, Wes came to Australia and secured a role as a Geological Technician in the Goldfields and joined the ERT. It wa [...]

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Wayne Murphy - Kalgoorlie Training Consultant

Wayne joined RIKLAN in 2014 and is our Kalgoorlie based Workplace Safety Training Consultant. Wayne has a background in Emergency Response previously engaged in the position of an Emergency Response Coordinator and possesses a particular passion for Safety as well as the development and delivery of training courses. [...]

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Cassie Gregor - Admin, Travel & Site Entry

Cassie started with Riklan as our Administration Support Officer in May 2017 and is most likely to be one the first people you speak to when you call. She made the decision to make a drastic career change and tells us she has no regrets and to be honest we would be lost without her bubbly personality and efficient manner. Born and bre [...]

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Angie Keltie - Workplace Solutions Consultant

Angie is our Perth based Workplace Solutions Consultant and oversees the Perth labour hire division. Angie has spent the past 5 years working in the Labour Hire and Recruitment industries where she has excelled in developing lasting relationships with her Clients, making her the 'go to' person for any workplace require [...]

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Tayla Coad - Receptionist & Admin Support Officer

Tayla is another born and bred Kalgoorlie girl who graduated from high school in 2016. Upon graduation, she decided against following a University pathway and instead chose to jump into a career in Property Management however fortunately for us, she changed her mind again and instead came to work at Riklan in January 2 [...]

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Bonnie Prosser - Labour Hire Coordinator

Bonnie joined Riklan in May 2018 as our part time Labour Hire Coordinator. Bonnie is a qualified Electrician who, after completing her apprenticeship (where she met her husband at tradeschool) went on holidays, got married and quit her job to find a new calling in life. Stumbling upon recruitment she quickly realise [...]

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Clare Basley - RTO Administrator

Clare joined RIKLAN July 2018. Clare is also born and bred in Kalgoorlie and it was during a high school traineeship at Focus Minerals she developed a taste for the industry. After 5 years as a dental assistant, she was presented with the opportunity to take on the RTO Compliance here at Riklan and so far she is livi [...]

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Cindy Sparkes - Labour Hire Coordinator

Cindy joined Riklan in the Labour Hire Coordinator job share position in June 2018 after taking a short break from working to be a full time mother. Born in New Zealand, she moved to Australia in 2007 before settling in Kalgoorlie in 2013 with her partner Steve and together they have a daughter Ivy and 2 pugs Hank and Dolly. Cindy is curr [...]

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Bob Mulligan - Heavy Vehicle Driving Instructor & HSE Consultant

Bob is a degree-qualified HSEQ specialist with over 30 years experience in private and government resources and construction sectors, including as an inspector of mines who has worked both in Australia and overseas. Bob has developed and run numerous industry training courses as well as developing and auditing safety management systems [...]

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