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Trust Adept for with your inspection & training needs

We are the largest independent pressure inspection company in Australia and operate across all Australian states and territories, New Zealand and the South Pacific Region. Our team of expert Inspectors can also audit your equipment and site.

With over 35 years of experience, Adept is a recognised and trusted name in the industry. Our national client list includes many well recognised brands across a range of industries including: mining, food manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, processing and many more.

Adept offers fully-accredited services for your boiler inspection, pressure vessel inspection, pipework inspection and equipment training requirements. We are compliant with all necessary national standards and can consult on your plant and equipment needs and registrations accordingly.

We have the capability and capacity to manage large asset lists, with the ability to work in a variety of complex contexts such as plant shutdown and turnarounds.

Our Vision

To significantly reduce and control the risk of hazardous incidents due to pressure equipment, by providing reliable, agile and professional inspection services and consultancy for the benefit of the community – both locally and globally.

Our Mission

To be a premium client-focused pressure vessel inspection service that is consistently dependable, providing timely solutions and continually improving our processes to achieve excellence in our field.

Why Adept?

Why Choose Us?

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    A Sure Thing

    Adept’s agile systems are uniquely set up to cater for national clients’ compliance needs. Serving as one point of contact for any pressure vessel compliance or technical queries, we have consistent reporting and comprehensive national data analysis to inform compliance, cost-effectiveness and required rectification works.

    Adept offers hassle-free plant item registration management for every Australian State Authority, providing reliable access to current registration certificates for the purposes of audits.

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    Highly Skilled Inspector Capacity

    Adept’s highly skilled and proficient inspection team consists of 11 competent Inspectors with a range of technical backgrounds to enhance the quality of the inspection process. Within our team, we have Senior A.I.C.I.P., A.I.C.I.P qualified, ex-Licensed Boiler Inspectors and Mechanical Engineers with over 100 years of combined experience.

    With this elite team, you know that you can trust our reporting and that we will have availability to meet your needs in a timely manner.

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    35,000 Inspections Every Year

    With the extensive range of pressure vessels, equipment and environments Adept Inspectors encounter every year, you are getting the benefit of the combined ever-increasing knowledge base. Our Inspectors are constantly refining and sharing with one another to always improve their collective technical abilities and practical knowledge.

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    Fully Accredited

    Adept maintains NATA accreditation ISO 17020 Type A for in-service inspection. This is the highest standard of pressure vessel inspection accreditation you can achieve in Australia. It means that we are truly an independent inspection body that will never be biased or influenced in our assessment.

    To achieve and maintain this accreditation, Adept is audited regularly to ensure our systems and training are up to the highest standard and that we uphold the values of integrity, impartiality and confidentiality.

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Meet Our Leadership Team

The Adept Team cares about our clients and community. We are always happy to help you with your pressure equipment compliance needs.

Rob Svensk – Owner, Director, Technical Manager, RTO Trainer

Rob started Able Boiler Inspections with his wife, Vicki Svensk, 35 years ago with no staff. Through hard work, persistence, relationship building and consistently delivering outcomes/solutions to clients, Rob and Vicki grew Able Boiler Inspections organically, temporarily got bought out by HSB Australia and then bought their business back to become what it is now Adept Engineering Australia with 20 staff.

Rob is well-known and respected in the local community and wider industry. With 35 years of experience in the industry, he is a wealth of knowledge and the most honest person you’ve ever met. He has always gone above and beyond for his clients, which is one of the reasons why we have so many long-term happy customers.

When you receive consultation from Rob, you know that the advice he has given you is tried and true and that it will be a practical and informed solution to your pressure equipment compliance conundrum.

Elizabeth Svensk – Chief Executive Officer, Company Secretary

Liz took over the running of Adept from her mother, Vicki Svensk, four years ago when Vicki was unwell and then passed away from Esophageal cancer.
Liz is passionate about Adept, viewing the company as another sibling. Growing up, she witnessed the triumphs and the trials of the company as her parents would discuss Adept over the dinner table most nights. Coming into the business, Liz felt like a duck to water and was prepared to do what it took to secure the business’s continued success.

Liz has brought new energy into Adept, leading a restructure, a technological systems overhaul, a rebranding and different approach to workplace culture. She is excited to take Adept paperless in 2021 and provide even more value to Adept clients.

Kate Lanzini – Safety and Compliance Manager, RTO Coordinator

Kate came to Adept with extensive quality management experience and a Diploma in Human Resources and Cert. 4 in WHS. She has been at Adept for 4 years and has grown the Adept RTO significantly in a short amount of time.

Kate’s commitment to safety and compliance has been evidenced by successfully achieving all four Adept accreditations and overhauling Adept’s third party compliance/inductions system to ensure no Adept Inspectors are denied entry to our client’s sites. With more than 3,000 clients, this is no small task.

Highly practical and full of charisma, if you need assistance with your high-risk work license or a compliance issue, Kate will get it done right.

Our Locations

At Adept, we are a proud Australian company with our head office based in Newcastle, NSW. We operate in every Australian State and Territory and have been managing a national client list for well over a decade. We are currently working to expand our local presence by establishing offices in Brisbane and Melbourne.