Hilton Farquhar

Hilton Farquhar is the CEO of HPA Training and also head Trainer and Assessor.  He also does assessing for Verification of Competencies.

Hilton has a varied and vast background in construction which began in the military, his vast experience and passion for training resulted in the formation of HPA Training. HPA began over 11 years ago and has evolved into a Registered Training organisation (RTO).  Hilton is an energetic performance driven individual with over 40 years’ experience, he is passionate about training and has a proven track record of excellent training in many areas relating to construction.

Hilton has a keen eye for detail and through knowledge in High Risk work and Safety legislation. He has constructed a bespoke training yard in Sydney’s west which is state of the art offering Rigging, Crane, and Dogging courses.


Ken Stratton

Ken currently works for HPA Training as a Partner and Third-Party trainer and assessor for RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights and RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces.

He has worked for many years in the Construction industry including working as a WorkCover inspector.  He has a passion for training and a keen eye for detail.  He draws on his industry experience, skills and stories to educate those students in his classroom. www.kenstrattonsohs.com.au


Tom Brinklow

Tom Brinklow currently works for HPA Training as a SafeWorks NSW assessor.

He has over 26 years’ experience in the Training Sector coupled with his passion for training Tom offers many unique skills within the construction, electrical and maritime industries for young trainees and adults wishing to add to their skill base.

Tom holds the appropriate training qualifications as well as a degree in Adult Education which enables him to meet many of the requirements and challenges that trainees and students may face.  Tom has also been a SafeWorks Assessor for many years.

Tom has been working with HPA since the business began and was working alongside them even before the RTO was initiated.