Callan Blanch – CEO/Trainer

Callan has been involved in the security industry for over 10 years and brings a wealth of experience to the training room.

Callan specialises in electronic security, patrolling, first aid and risk management.

Ben Dewson – Manager/Trainer

Before going into business Ben was a primary school teacher in the Lake Macquarie and Newcastle areas after completing his studies at the University of Newcastle. He has been running a local security company for the past 9 years which he co-founded in 2007. Ben and the same business partners started creating 5th Level Training in 2015. In 2017 5LT amalgamated with Holistic Security & Balance Security Solutions to form Holistic Industries. He has also worked in the VET industry for several years for other RTO’s, teaching Security and First Aid. In addition to this Ben has an extensive back ground in hospitality and also holds qualifications in Risk Management, Investigations and WHS.

Charles Hall – Manager/Trainer

Charles has experience across a diverse range of vocational areas including security, hospitality, frontline management, risk assessment and behaviour management. Charles is the Operations Manager of a local security company that specialises in the hospitality industry.

He co-founded Holistic Industries (formerly 5th Level Training) in 2015 to better meet the needs of the hospitality and security industries. Charles classroom training comes with an enormous amount of tacit industry knowledge and experience. Before going into business Charles worked in the fitness industry and hospitality/security industry for many years, including supervising a bar at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

Laura Barry – Office Manager

Laura joined Holistic Security and Holistic Training (formerly Fifth Level Training) in 2015 as Office Manager. Laura facilitates and executes all administrative functions and responsibilities within the company. Laura brings with her extensive knowledge and experience within the administrative field, with over 15 years experience working in various roles as Personal Assistant, Human Resource Advisor and OHS Coordinator. Laura holds a qualification in Occupational Health & Safety.