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About Mandaville Consulting Service

Mandaville Consultancy Service  specialises in Vocational Education and Management Consulting, delivering a wide range of services to the VET sector across industries of Business. Management, Leadership, Security, Hospitality, Quality Auditing, Project Management and Work Health Safety. 

Principals of Mandaville Consulting  are recognised as industry leaders in vocational education and training. We provide our clients with a unique skillset & knowledge base to achieve cost effective results. We offer a highly qualified team of consultants and employ trainers focussed on excellence in training and assessment to ensure the vision and outcomes of our client base is achieved.

Mandaville Consulting Services brings quality training solutions to your organisation.

Principal - Melville Kane

Mel has a vast experience in VET and security areas. Previously in the policing area, Mel was a NSW Police Officer for 20 years, durirng which time he worked int he Technical Surveillance unit, Investigations, Licensing Enforcement Agency and as a Regional Licensing Sergeant.


  • Completed training programs delivered by ASIO, involving an act of terririsom and hostage situation

  • Completed specific technical training delivered by ASIO

  • CCTV and electronic application specialist

  • After retiring, I managed a number of Hotels and Clubs in NSW, specialising in turning around problem venues into profitable businesses.


My key projects:

Security Risk training audit of the security company and RTO who currently performed all security duties at Sydney Airport. Audit in collaboration with Deloites and on behalf of the Sydney Airport Authority and CASA. Contract to deliver all of the security training on behalf of NSW TAFE. Security training fro the following, NSW Crime Commission, Reserve Bank Australia. Acted as a HR consultant for Ettalong Diggers a large Licensed Club on the NSW Central Coast, where I developed all of the HR systems

Specialised in Policy and procedures writing, training needs analysis, short course design and delivery, job descriptions, etc. Involved in Large scale criminal investigation across the state 

Developed a Diploma of Security and Emergency risk Management for delivery in the Maldives, and designed for the resorts. Developed a strong collaboration with Law Enforcement in the Maldives, where I am currently delivering the following units from the Bachelor of Social Science Degree


* Security Management and Technology

* Managing People at Work

* Management Dynamics

* Human Rights

* Police Management and Leadership


Specialist in developing systematised processes and business solutions for the Hospitality, Security, Training and Business Industries.

NSW Security Licence No. 409381323

Class 1AC,2ABCD

Expiry March 2018


Mel's qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Adult Education
  • TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
  • TAE50211 Diploma of Training Design and Development
  • BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • BSB50407 Diploma Business Administration
  • BSB51107 Diploma of Management
  • BSB50407 Diploma Human Resources (HR Stream)
  • Work Health and Safety – General Construction Induction – White Card
  • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate II Food Safety and Hygiene

  • Senior First Aid Certificate

  • NSW Security Licence – Categories 1AC, 2ABCD NO. 409381323

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol – Competency Card No CCH10011476

  • Certificate III, Investigative Services

  • Certificate IV Security Risk Management 

  • Certificate II, Security Operations 


Mel has received Many Awards 

NSW Police Commissioner’s Bravery Award (Milperra Bikie Massacre)

National Police Service medal, (Diligent & Ethical Service)    

NSW District Police Award of Excellence for Outstanding Community Service (Youth of the Streets)

TAFE NSW- Sydney Institute 2010 Staff Celebration of Achievement (Business Sustainability Award)

Australian TAFE Marketing Association Limited – Excellence in TAFE Marketing Winner (Strategic Partnership /Collaboration)

NSW TAFE – Sydney Institute – Certificate of Appreciation (Significant Contribution to TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute)

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