E-Log - Electronic Management System

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About Us

John Norman

Above and Below Adventure Company

John Norman has been working, training and assessing people in the outdoor recreation sector since 1976.

John's involvement (past and present) has/is with several committees including the Industry Advisory Committee to Service Skills Australia, Outdoor Council of Australia, Outdoor Recreation Industry Council of NSW (ORIC), Standards Australia, Climibng Gyms Association and the NSW Sport & Recreation Industry Standing Committee advising on Outdoor Recreation and Outdoor Education matters and assisting with the development of industry practices and sector projects.


John Norman


John has

- A 19 year (1994- 2013) involvement in Training Package, development, consultation and modification

- 20 years acting as an "expert witness" in numerous court case throughout Australia in different levels of the legal system, and WorkCover/ Worksafe enquiries and the Department of Defence internal enquiries

- Consultant to the NSW Police department on the content of course structure for the Mountain Biking division.

- 45 years of active participation in the outdoor recreation sector covering all the "skill sets" and activity groupings

- We have an intimate knowledge of the SIS10 Training Package and the complex packaging requirements and variations allowable.

- We have a broad industry network of providers, registered training organisations and practitioners.

John Norman's depth of knowledge and skills; our team's capacity in many activity areas of the outdoor recreation sector and business sectors, is a valuable asset both to our organisation and the greater outdoor recreation and business community.

In the Beginning

E-Log - Electonic Management Systems is a division of Above and Below Adventure Company, which has been operating commercially since 1981, firstly as an adventure company conducting activities throughout Australia and South East Asia with the development of a tourism climbing area in Sarawak, northern Borneo

From 1994 until 2009, in addition to training and assessment for people within the outdoor recreation sector, the director opened and operated an indoor climbing facility in Sydney NSW. Also coordinating and running National and International climbing competitions in Australia, USA and Asia.

The Growing Years

The E-Log Equipment Management System was implemented by our Senior IT Development Officer, John Best. He joined our organisation in 2009 after working full time since 1983 as a computer programmer, systems designer, system analyst and business analyst in the retail printing and automotive industries.

E-Log for Recreation has been performing excellently for those who have been utilising this product over the past 12 months since its launch. In addition E-Log for Industrial and Campsite Facilities was launched in August 2011.

2012 has seen the development of E-Log Commercial to meet the growing needs for organisations to assist them meet the WHS Act 2011.(Work Health Safety, Australia).

Where we're going

In order to ensure the continued dynamic development of E-Log and to guarantee longterm corporate success for our clients, we participate in shaping the changes in industry markets and technologies. By doing so, we provide our customers with innovative solutions that will grow within the technology driven society that we embrace.

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