Consultants and Trainers

NCA Consulting and Training

AT NCA Consulting and Training  we pride ourselves in working with industry trained and experienced Consultants and Trainers.


Patrick Dunn – Operational Advisor

Patrick Henry Dunn
Pat still involved in an Advisory Capacity

Patrick (Pat) Dunn, (JP) a former designated Detective, with 17 years, ‘in the field‘, practical knowledge with the NSW Police Force and with 27 years’ experience in private practice, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to any assignment in Insurance, Corporate, Government and Human Resources-based Investigations.

In 1987, Pat was appointed Managing Director of North Coast Appraisals, now trading as NCA Consulting and commenced changing the direction of the company to focus on Workplace Solutions.

In 2015 Pat and his team established NCA Training Pty Ltd a Registered Training Organisation RTO: 41110 approved by The Australian Skills Quality Authority to provide training delivery and assessment services for a range of nationally accredited courses.

2017 bought a major change to NCA Consulting and NCA Training, Pat’s retirement. Although Pat will no longer be in the office he will be available to his team in an advisory capacity.

As a result of his experience in intelligence gathering, criminal investigations, industrial relations and internal investigations, Pat was appointed Senior Investigator with the NSW Royal Commission into the Building Industry, 1990 – 1991, followed by the Building Industry Task Force, 1991 – 1996.

In 2000, Pat Dunn obtained a Graduate Diploma, Investigation Management from Charles Sturt University, Diploma of Security and Risk Management (2004), Certificate IV – Government Fraud Control (2005), Certificates in Electronic Security Installations and Security Guarding and has completed the NSW Workcover – OH&S Consultation, Risk Management and Workcover Rehabilitation Co-ordinator training programs.

In 2000, Pat based on his vast experience and industry knowledge, was contracted as a Trainer and Assessor for a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to deliver Security and Investigative Training.

Pat is an experienced trainer and facilitator, delivering a range of training programs to a variety of industries such as Building and Construction, Registered Clubs, Pastoral, Meat and Livestock in the areas of Armed Robbery/Hold-up survival, Security in the Workplace, Risk Management and Incident Reporting, General Induction and Workers Compensation, to name a few.

For the past four years Pat has been a contracted National Risk and WH&S Consultant, for two of Australia’s leading pastoral companies.

Pat is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Australian Institute of Risk Management, NSW Police Association and member, Retired Police Association.

Areas of expertise: Investigation Management, Fraud and Risk Management, Factual Investigations, Surveillance/Undercover Operations, Security and WH&S, including Workers Compensation and General Insurance, Risk Assessments, Electronic security installations and manpower security operations.


Jacinta Rowe –

Jacinta Rowe
Jacinta Rowe – Consultant

Jacinta brings 2 decades of experience in Australia’s Vocational Education and Training sector along with a range of VET and academic qualifications, to the compliance management role at NCA Training.  Having owned or managed several Registered Training Organisations and HR/Compliance consultancy businesses in NSW, WA, Queensland, Victoria and the ACT, she has developed and maintains extensive and strong professional networks across the VET sector, public and private corporations, and state and federal politics.

Jacinta has served on a number of private corporate and not for profit boards and contributes that expertise to support our clients’ governance needs. Her academic qualifications include a Masters in Adult Education, as well as Diplomas in Governance, Nursing & Midwifery, Customer Engagement, Training & Assessment Systems and Business Management. She is a graduate and current member of the AICD.

Jacinta’s passion for the benefits of training on business outcomes is enhanced by a focus on the importance of personal & professional development of employees across all levels of the operation.