Kevin Burgemeister – Managing Director / Driving Instructor / Trainer
Kevin started with Accustom as a Contract Driving Instructor in December 2011 after completing his training for accreditation that year. Kevin’s background was in transport and sales which included extensive driving experience that he can now confidently pass onto his students.
After completing his Cert IV in Training and Assessment and expanding his practical training from car to commercial vehicles (LR to HC), he was promoted to Trainer and Assessor as well as Commercial Training Coordinator. He has delivered accredited training in Cert II in Driving Operations as well as regularly travelling to various locations to deliver the Learn Safe Drive Safe Program with Rob.
Kevin holds an MC truck licence and is a member of the Driver Trainers Association of SA. He holds a Certificate III in Road Transport – Driving Instruction as well as a Certificate III in Transport & Distribution.
Kevin is also an authorised instructor to deliver our forklift training (LF High Risk Licence). His calm and friendly approach with clients has found him to be very well liked and popular with all of our students and staff.
Nelly Burgemeister – Manager / Trainer
Nelly commenced with Accustom in January 2014. She is a qualified Trainer for First Aid Course delivery as well as an experienced SA Ambulance Volunteer since 2012.
Nelly has over 10 years experience in the Retail industry and has advanced quickly in any role she has been given to include supervision and management.
Nelly also has 3 years experience in the Employment/Career Services industry.
She brings a fresh and young approach to training, always looking for new ways to engage and support our clients. Nelly is highly sought after to deliver our First Aid courses due to her friendly and interactive approach.
In 2018 Nelly has now become a qualified Driving Instructor and holds a unrestricted HR licence.
Also in 2018 now Manager of Accustom Consulting PTY LTD.
Angie Tucker – Office Manager / Project Coordinator
Angie established Accustom Consulting in October 2009 as a Proprietary Limited Company. She takes a hands on approach to the business which has rapidly grown over the past 4 years through selective recruitment of a highly motivated team.
As well as human resource and business management she is also active in sourcing funding and applying for tenders to further develop the services that are offered. Angie has over 20 years experience in training and employment including the establishment and management of labour hire services. She has successfully tendered for and delivered a range of State Government projects to assist those in our local region.
Angie is a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia with Diplomas in Management and Certificates in Training, Business and Career Development as well as Certificate III in Driving Operations and in Administration. She also recently upgraded her licence to an MR to help support the Driving School.
Rob Tucker – Driving Instructor/Trainer
Rob commenced in the Company in December 2010 after completing his accreditation for Driving Instruction. Rob is already popular with our youth as well as our other clients and actively delivers training for obtaining learners permits and practical driving lessons in Kadina. Rob is accredited to deliver free Keys2Drive lesson and has recently been awarded the platinum instructor status by the Keys2Drive organisation.
Rob has over 25 years experience supporting the public with community service in Kadina. He holds a Certificate in Road Transport – Driving Instruction.
Rob also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as well as certificates in Driving Operations. He regularly delivers Whitecard training at our office and across the regions as needed as well as our popular Learn Safe Drive Safe program which he developed and delivers in the Kadina, Clare, Port Augusta, Whyalla, Coober Pedy and other locations as needed.
(Photo to come) Samantha Rose - Reception / Administration
Sammie commenced with Accustom in July 2018 as we are continuing to grow. She is the smiling face at the counter/on the phone receiving customer enquiries. (Further info to come)
Dave Pringle - Commercial Driving Instructor
Dave has been living and working in Kadina since 1997 with strong ties to local sporting clubs in this time. He has been a qualified driving instructor since 2009 working with people of all ages helping them achieve their driving licence needs.
His friendly nature and open mind help put students at ease and make them more comfortable to begin their instruction.
Dave currently delivers driving instruction in car, LR, MR, HR and HC Commercial Vehicles and holds a MC licence.
Michael Newton – Trainer
Michael is another new addition to the Accustom team, commencing in May 2012. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the public sector, including project work in writing and delivering training packages.
He has been an almost constant student as well as a trainer, having been awarded a Degree in Social Science, a Graduate Diploma in Business and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.
His principle role with Accustom is to deliver our Child Safe Environments courses.
Helen Aumont – Driving Instructor
Helen commenced with Accustom in October 2017. Her involvement with transport began in 1987 with the Australian Defence Force where she completed her first truck driving course and obtained her LR licence, deciding at that point that she wanted to be a Driving Instructor.
From 1990 she began work as a Driving Instructor for Car for Camelot Driving School and Greensborough A Grade Motor School - while continuing to upgrade her own licence to HC. Helen also assisted in developing a Driver Education Package for the Eltham High School Driver Education Programme over a 4 year period.
Helen is currently accredited to deliver logbook training in Car, LR, MR and HR and driving instruction for HC and being based at Port Moorowie allows Accustom to offer their services outside of the Cooper Coast area.
Barry Gordon - Forklift / Backhoe / Front End Loader Trainer
Barry has been operating front end loaders, backhoes, excavators and forklifts since about 1990 in the Mining industry, both on the surface and underground. During that time he has also obtained the skills in confined space and working at heights (WAH) holding those qualifications for some time.
His career path continued and he entered the Oil and Gas industry as both a WHS Officer and Trainer where he was responsible for in-house training of rig crews in Front End loaders, WAH and Confined space.
He joined Accustom in 2016 and has helped introduce a Duty Of Care course in Backhoe/Front End Loader. Barry has both a Diploma in WHS and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.
Phone: (08) 8821 3340
Fax: (08) 8821 3848
25 Taylor Street, Kadina SA 5554
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4.00pm
Closed: Public Holidays & between Christmas and New Years
Accustom is a division of Accustom Consulting Pty Ltd ABN: 181 3942 9655