About Us

We are passionate about helping you develop and maintain your team members' capability, so you can get on with the work you need to do!

New Zealand Biosecurity Academy Limited, also trading as Workplace Training is a nationwide provider of specialist workplace training courses and services utilising recognised adult learning best practices. We deliver flexible, professional and cost effective training and assessment services to our clients across New Zealand.


We are driven to support businesses, employees and the community to improve Health and Safety best practice and are proud to deliver Health and Safety training and courses specific to Construction Health and Safety. 

We are accredited by the Construction Safety Council as a National Mobile Testing Centre for ConstructSafe testing and assessment.


We can complete testing and training at your site or you can come to one of our test facilities. We complete ConstructSafe testing and training across Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and anywhere else you require us to be.

In addition to our Health and Safety construction related courses and training offerings, we also offer English for Construction workers, Training and Verification, Train the Trainer, and Leadership and Management courses.

Our team look forward to meeting you and helping you unleash your potential.

Meet the Team

Greg Hoskins
NZBA Manager
Kate Jones Traininer Manager
Kate Jones
Learning and Development Manager

Greg has over 10 years' experience in the tertiary adult education sector and has developed and facilitated a wide range of training programmes. He also has considerable education management experience, with a strong strategic and operations focus.

He has consulted closely with local businesses, Ministry of Education and Tertiary Education officials, as well as local and national tertiary sector groups to ensure training priorities and needs are met. Greg looks forward to meeting you and ensuring Workplace Training continues to deliver  fantastic training opportunities.

Kate has a diverse and extensive training and human resources background spanning more than 20 years. Kate holds New Zealand adult education qualifications and has successfully developed and delivered training across the public and private sectors of New Zealand and offshore.

An experienced team manager, Kate ensures our team of trainers, facilitators and assessors meet or exceed your business requirements.  

Todd Fletcher
Trainer & Learning Resource Developer

Todd has taught bar skills, waitering, barista, customer service and business management for a number of years before moving into the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) world. He started with the Hospitality Standards Institute as a Training Advisor helping students complete their qualifications in the workplace, then spent a bit of time as an Assessor.

Todd is an Assessment Specialist and workplace Assessor trainer and has spent time with MITO, training Management and Leadership to Mechanics, Panel Beaters and Spray Painters, before returning to ServiceIQ for the past year or so. 

Kylie Skinner
Training Coordinator

Kylie grew up on the North Shore and moved to the beautiful Hibiscus Coast 29 years ago.

She has a wealth of experience in customer-facing roles. She has worked in healthcare for over 5 years as a training coordinator and most recently for Kiwibank.

Kylie is also a ConstructSafe Test Supervisor and will be your point of contact for all training and assessment requirements. She looks forward to talking to you soon.