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Welcome to GTDG

Welcome to Global Training & Development Group Pty, a holding company with multiple entities that directly connect with the delivery of Educational services (Vocational, Industry based short courses and soon to be Higher Education) here in Australia and across the globe.

History of GTDG

Global Training and Development Group Pty Ltd (ABN: 88 649 722 243) is the brain child of Shane Wright, Sandra Thorp and Raphael Woolf. It was first established on the 26th April 2021, and is proudly owned and operated by its three founding directors.

Meet the Team

Sandra Thorp – Sandra is very well known within the Australian Healthcare sector. Commencing her health career back in 1989, Sandra quickly made a name for herself as a young and dynamic registered nurse and nurse educator. Whilst managing VIC’s TAFE’s Nursing and other health qualifications, she earned the distinction of an International Educator in Nursing, in 2021,
Since then, Sandra has travelled and help advanced nursing across the globe.

Raphael Woolf – Raph has been training in health for over 10 years and in the RTO and Higher Education arena for 7 of those years. Raphael has a passion for high quality education incorporating modern course design and delivery which has seen him become a super user on many digital platforms. Raphael has been integral at transforming traditional learning to eLearning and streamlining the workload for trainers so that more quality training time can be achieved. With simulation-based training experience in health and a keen business acumen Raphael is ideally placed to enable growth in Helix College using innovative and cutting-edge technology.


Purpose of GTDG

Global Training and Development Group Pty Ltd is a holding company, it’s purpose is to govern its multiple entities that directly connect with the delivery of Educational services (Vocational, Industry based short courses and soon to be Higher Education) here is Australia and across the globe.
GTDG, utilising the International ISO 9001 Quality management system is setting the scene to disrupt and improved education within Australia one day at a time.

By leveraging its solid quality control systems, it is poised to reduce costs in compliance and achieve accreditation without spending on consultants and other industry based experts whilst still delivering a product that is sort after by all industries.

To date, Global Training and Development Group has acquired the following assets:

  • Purchased an RTO (Registered Training Organisation – Helix College) and recently relocated the RTO to Melbourne city location in a state-of-the-art VET and Higher Education campus
  • Purchased a Fitness Centre (GYM) – Ravenhall Victoria
  • Purchased another RTO – TMG College Australia – located In Melbourne City
  • Currently setting-up of another Second Campus for their two RTO’s entities within Adelaide (opening in July 2023)
  • Currently working on Purchasing an approved Higher Education Provider – this acquisition is expected to be finalised in 30th April 2023.

Global Training and Development’s management has a simple but methodical (3) three-pronged approach to education, these are:

  • Program Design: Design and deliver each program around meeting current and future Industry needs and expectations – This is done through Industry Engagement and gaining but in from prospective clients
  • Work-Based Programs – Have each program require the completion of work-based activities, this is so both the student is confident that they have acquired the required skills and knowledge needed for employment tomorrow, and to give employers the comfort in knowing when they choose a Global graduate, they will not be disappointed.
  • Enjoyable and Industry Relevant – Make each program fun and interactive – This Is done by having a ‘Faculty Head’ govern each Industry based program, and by validating (and where needed) updating programs yearly to make sure they meet the current training package requirement and future Industry Best Practice Standards.

Company Details

Global Training and Development Group
Address: Level 1/505 little Collins St. Melbourne Vic 3000
Phone: 1800 443 549
ABN: 88 649 722 243