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Hastings Deering (Australia) Ltd

Contact Details

Hastings Deering (Australia) Ltd
Contact: Guy Gibson
Address: Kerry Road, Archerfield Qld 4108
Phone: +61 131 228
Fax: +61 7 3365 9420


  • Hastings Deering Institute of Technology (HDIT) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31447). We coordinate and deliver nationally recognised training and assessment services to Diploma level across a range of industry-specific areas.
  • HDIT offers a range of accredited and non-accredited short courses for the mining and construction industries. We have campuses in Brisbane, Mackay, Rockhampton and Port Moresby.
  • A suite of technical programs is available for standard or customised delivery across key areas for skills development and trade training, including Caterpillar engine and machine systems, failure analysis, problem solving, diagnostics and air conditioning.

  • HDIT also offers a varied range of standard or customised operator training packages in Surface, Underground and Drill operations. Safety training and consultancy services are also available.
  • HDIT supplies and installs non-motion base Cat Simulators.
  • Cat Simulator training allows operators to become familiar with machine controls and learn proper operating procedures in simulated mining and construction environments before driving onsite. It can help ensure safety of personnel, equipment and job sites, and save costs on fuel and machine downtime.


  • Leaders for service and operator training standards, best practices and training delivery.
  • Nationally accredited courses delivered by expert trainers at state-of-the-art training facilities.
  • Currently the largest Australian private provider of the diesel fitting pathway.
  • HDIT is a division of the world’s fifth largest Caterpillar dealer; with access to world-class equipment, training, techniques, tools, systems and resources.

Key Customers

  • Resource industry
  • Civil construction
  • Local government
  • Defence

Key Partners

  • Caterpillar Inc – the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment
  • Simformation LLC – sole licensee for Cat Simulators and a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions

Quality Approvals/Awards

  • HDIT is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31447)
  • Recognition in Queensland Training Awards 2012 and NT Training Awards 2012