Meet the Team

Robert (Rob) Matthewman
Diggerman Training Assessor

Rob’s career began as a labourer and plant operator over twenty five years ago in the civil construction industry. While working for Diggerman Earthmoving as a plant operator his training ability was recognized and resulted in his skills being utilized by Diggerman Training for the last three years as a trainer assessor.

Rob special skills are used for trainees with disabilities and his patience and respect for others result in excellent pass rates for all.

Roland (Roly) Rasmussen
Diggerman Training Assessor

A career in civil construction over thirty years with experience as a labourer, plant operator, trainer assessor, safety advisor and supervisor places Roly in a unique position as a trainer assessor with his experience gained with both private industry and local councils. He is acknowledged by his peers as an excellent operator of earthmoving plant as well as for his wide experience in all aspects of civil construction. Respectful – knowledgeable – patient – excellent are just some of words taken from the feedback forms of clients which enhance his reputation.. Roly is in high demand for all earthmoving training as well as being a WHS accredited forklift assessor.


Gordon Burke
Diggerman RTO Manager

Gordon is the RTO Manager and was the only trainer assessor for a number of years. An accredited high risk assessor for forklift licensing he also trains in earthmoving equipment as required. Gordon’s primary role is now focused on compliance and management of the RTO with his training and assessment skills utilized in a backup role as required.

John Maddern
Diggerman Training Assessor

John is another more recent addition to the team specialising in dogging, EWP, crane, confined space and working at height with WHS accreditation for numerous High Risk Licence Assessing. John has many years experience crane operations and in civil construction earthmoving operations and is a welcome addition to Diggerman Training where his knowledge and advice is highly regarded .